By - Ayo Obafemi
G. Elias & Co. organises round tables and open day events to address certain topical issues that affect various industries and their stakeholders annually. This year, we are focused on reaching out to businesses in the technology space.
Through this event, we hope to initiate conversations on the regulation of technology in Nigeria, highlight general regulatory requirements and discuss the protection of intellectual property rights in the Nigerian technology sector. Our ultimate goal is to equip start-ups and stakeholders in the technology space with a better understanding of the applicable laws in the technology space and business.
Attendees would be afforded the opportunity to listen to seasoned speakers and engage on a wide range of topical issues including – (a) appropriate corporate entities for various business ideas; (b) the dynamics of raising capital; (c) intellectual property rights and protection and (d) regulatory focus – the Finance Act and CBN Guidelines (in relation to Fintech).
1. Formation of a company:
a) When to incorporate.
b) Type of entity to incorporate (corporate structure).
c) Decisions of the company (board structure).
a) Raising capital
b) Types of investors
c) Equity terms
d) Convertible debt
f) Finance Act—snippets
3. Intellectual property protection for startups and developers
4. Tech law aspect (including recent CBN guidelines affecting fintech companies)
Date And Time
Thu, March 19, 2020
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM WAT
Google Developer Hub
7A Milverton Road
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