Banwo & Ighodalo provides advice to local and international clients on all aspects of Nigerian and international business and commercial law. Our clientele in this area includes public and private companies, corporate investors and financial institutions.
The firm has deeply rooted experience in taxation, commercial contracts, sale of goods, insurance law, partnerships, company law, labour law, international trade, trade disputes as well as in joint venture and venture capital transactions, property and real estate, legislative watch, and regulatory oversight.
We are very actively engaged in company formation and assists clients to ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements for establishing business in Nigeria. We also advise on foreign exchange regulations affecting investors in Nigerian equity and debt stock.
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- We canvassed arguments and ultimately convinced the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) on the legality of a registered Nigerian company, having its share capital denominated in multiple currencies (local and foreign), on behalf of MTN (Nigeria's leading mobile telecommunication company)
- We advised Guinness Nigeria Plc (the Diageo subsidiary) on a scrip/dividend issue, a novel development under Nigerian company law
- We acted as Nigerian Counsel in Accenture's global restructuring
- The firm acted as Nigerian Counsel in IBM's global acquisition of the consulting arm of PricewaterhouseCoopers