Waking Up Dead Capital in Nigeria: – The Intersection between Law and Economic Development

Our firm Olisa Agbakoba Legal (OAL) and BusinessDay Newspapers co-presented the LEGAL POLICY DIALOGUE in 2014. The forum was a strategic partnership that highlighted the impact of the law on economic development and investment by the two sector leaders in law and business reporting. Waking Up Dead Capital in Nigeria: The Business Case At the…

Economic Tort of Interference – A Tortious Liability that Could Negatively Impact Business Projections

The tort of interference is one of the most unpopular tortious liabilities which players in the business world must be careful of. In simple terms, it means the intentional interference with contractual or business relations. Generally, the law of Torts enforces the breach of a duty imposed by law, to protect the interest of an…

Role of Intellectual Property for SMEs in the Nigeria Fashion Industry

The role small and medium enterprises play in the development of a country is very important. SMEs contribute to the development of Nigeria in terms of employment, growth and development, and marketing of goods and services. The Nigerian Government is turning its attention more than ever to small and medium scale industries and entrepreneurs as…

Presentation on the Challenges of Managing Legal Staff and the Millennial in a Law Firm

INTERNATIONAL BAR ASSOCIATION AFRICA REGIONAL FORUM CONFERENCE, ACCRA 2017 PRESENTATION ON THE CHALLENGES OF MANAGING LEGAL STAFF AND THE MILLENNIALS IN A LAW FIRM PRESENTED BY PRISCILLA OGWEMOH (MRS), MANAGING PARTNER – OLISA AGBAKOBA LEGAL Good Afternoon Gentlemen, I congratulate the International Bar Association Africa Regional Forum and the Ghanaian Bar Association for successfully hosting…

Doing Business in a Just Way: A Focus on Corporate Social Responsibility

By Willy Mamah* As Nigeria confronts the current challenge of an Empty Treasury and need to encourage private capital, it is crucial to alsointerrogate, more closely, the notion of ‘Corporate Social Responsibility’ as a framework for doing business in a just way. ‘Property’, the ‘having mode’ is crucial to ‘people’, the ‘being mode’, but the…