Articles, Events and Announcements

ICE Summit 2022 – Corporate Governance mechanisms and ESG reporting

September 26, 2022

Register at icesummit.uubo.org to join Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie’s expert panel as they share their vibrant, diverse perspectives and insights on ‘Corporate Governance mechanisms...

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ICE Summit 2022 – The relevance of tax compliance in managing tax disputes

September 26, 2022

Register at icesummit.uubo.org to join Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie’s expert panel as they share their vibrant, diverse perspectives and insights on ‘The relevance of...

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ICE Summit 2022 – The relevance of tax compliance in managing tax disputes

September 26, 2022

Join Adeola Sunmola (Partner, Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie) and our distinguished faculty as she moderates the panel on ‘Charting a path for effective remedial...

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Oyindamola Ehiwere wins Distinguished Chartered Secretary and Administrator of the Year

September 21, 2022

We congratulate Oyindamola Ehiwere (CEO, Alsec Nominees Limited) on her award as the Distinguished Chartered Secretary and Administrator of the Year by the Institute...

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Join our partner, Folake Elias-Adebowale at the AFSIC – Investing in Africa Conference and Expo 2022

September 15, 2022

UUBO’s Folake Elias-Adebowale (Partner, Private Equity, Corporate M&A, and Oil and Gas teams) will be hosting a networking session at the AFSIC – Investing in Africa Conference and...

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ICESeptemberSeries2022- Compliance– The Relevance of Tax Compliance in Managing Tax Disputes

September 15, 2022

Join our distinguished faculty on Wednesday, 28th September 2022, from 14:00 to 15:30 hours W.A.T, at the Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie’s ICESeptemberSeries2022 for an...

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I.C.E. September Series 2022 – Corporate Governance mechanisms and ESG reporting

September 12, 2022

Join our distinguished faculty on Thursday, 29th September 2022, from 14:00 to 15:30 hours W.A.T, at the Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie’s I.C.E .September Series...

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I.C.E. September Series 2022 – Investigations: Charting a path for effective remedial actions

September 10, 2022

Join our distinguished faculty on Tuesday, 27th September 2022, from 14:00 to 15:30 hours W.A.T, as we commence the #ICESeptemberSeries2022 with a discussion on...

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2022 Lagos Economic Summit

September 10, 2022

UUBO is pleased to announce that Pamela Onah (a Senior Associate in the firm’s Banking & Finance, Capital Markets and Fintech teams) and a host...

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Dan Agbor – IFLR1000

September 8, 2022

We are pleased to announce that our Senior Partner- Dan Agbor has been ranked as a ”Highly Regarded” lawyer by the IFLR1000 in Banking,...

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Aniekan Ukpanah – IFLR1000

September 8, 2022

We are pleased to announce that our Managing Partner – Aniekan Ukpanah, has been ranked as a ”Highly Regarded” lawyer by the IFLR1000 in...

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Folake Elias- Adebowale – IFLR1000

September 8, 2022

We are pleased to announce that our Partner, Folake Elias- Adebowale has been ranked as a ”Highly Regarded” lawyer by the IFLR1000 in the...

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Yinka Edu – IFLR1000

September 8, 2022

We are pleased to announce that our Partner, Yinka Edu has been ranked as a “Market Leader” by the IFLR1000 in the Banking and...

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Nicholas Okafor – IFLR1000

September 8, 2022

We are pleased to announce that our partner, Nicholas Okafor has been ranked as a ”Highly Regarded” lawyer by the IFLR1000 in the Banking...

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Ozofu ‘Latunde Ogiemudia – IFLR1000

September 8, 2022

We are pleased to announce that our partner, Ozofu ‘Latunde Ogiemudia has been ranked as a ”Highly Regarded” lawyer by the IFLR1000 in the...

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Adeola Sunmola – IFLR1000

September 8, 2022

We are pleased to announce that our partner, Adeola Sunmola has been ranked as a ”Highly Regarded” lawyer by the IFLR1000 in the Banking,...

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Joseph Eimunjeze – IFLR1000

September 8, 2022

We are pleased to announce that our partner, Joseph Eimunjeze has been ranked as a “Highly Regarded” lawyer by the IFLR1000 in the in...

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Onyinye Okafor – IFLR1000

September 8, 2022

We are pleased to announce that our partner, Onyinye Okafor, has been ranked as a “Rising Star Partner” by the IFLR1000 in the Banking...

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Udoma Udo Udoma – IFLR1000

September 8, 2022

We are pleased to announce that our Of Counsel – Udoma Udo Udoma, has been ranked as a ”Highly Regarded” lawyer by the IFLR1000...

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Dr. Myma Belo-Osagie – IFLR1000

September 8, 2022

We are pleased to announce that our Of Counsel – Dr. Myma Belo-Osagie, has been ranked as an ”Expert consultant” by IFLR1000 in the...

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Ekundayo Onajobi – IFLR1000

September 8, 2022

We are pleased to announce that our managing associate, Ekundayo Onajobi has been ranked as a “Rising Star” lawyer by IFLR1000 in the Capital...

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Victor Samuel – IFLR1000

September 8, 2022

We are pleased to announce that our senior associate, Victor Samuel has been ranked as a “Rising Star” lawyer by the IFLR1000 in the...

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Mesuabari Mene-Josiah – IFLR1000

September 8, 2022

We are pleased to announce that our senior associate, Mesuabari Mene-Josiah has been ranked as a “Rising Star” lawyer by the IFLR1000 in the...

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(I.C.E.) September Series 2022 themed “I.C.E.: from trends to remediation

September 8, 2022

Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie (UUBO) is delighted to introduce the Investigations, Compliance and Ethics (I.C.E.) September Series 2022 themed “I.C.E.: from trends to remediation”...

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I.C.E. Summit 2022

August 24, 2022

UUBO’s I.C.E. Summit 2022 coming soon!

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IFLR Africa Market Makers Report

August 16, 2022

UUBO is pleased to have contributed the Nigerian chapter of the 2022 edition of the IFLR Africa Market Makers report, authored by partners Jumoke...

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Chambers and Partners Global Practice Guides: Energy: Oil & Gas 2022 Nigeria: Trends & Developments

August 16, 2022

Our partner, Folake Elias-Adebowale, Senior Associate, Mesuabari Mene-Josiah, and, Associate, Idorenyin Umoh of our Oil & Gas team have contributed to Nigeria ‘Trends and...

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UUBO advises the International Finance Corporation (IFC) in connection with a working capital solutions unsecured loan of up to Us$250 million To Zenith Bank PLC

August 3, 2022

The UUBO Banking and Finance team is pleased to have acted as Nigerian Counsel to the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the...

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Jumoke Lambo sworn in as a Notary Public

July 25, 2022

UUBO celebrates yet another amazing feat by our Partner – Jumoke Lambo, who was sworn in as a Notary Public of Nigeria at a ceremony...

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Capital Market, Startup Financing and Syndicate Funding: Ability of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises to Access the Capital Market

July 25, 2022

Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie is proud to be a Platinum Sponsor of the 2022 Annual Business Luncheon of the Capital Market Solicitors Association. The theme...

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UUBO – Headline Sponsor of the upcoming NBA-SBL Conference

July 23, 2022

Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie (UUBO) is proud to be a Headline Sponsor of the upcoming NBA-SBL Conference. Themed ‘Recent Developments in the Business Law...

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16th Annual NBA-SBL Conference – Amina Ibrahim

July 23, 2022

UUBO is pleased to announce that Amina Ibrahim (our Head of Abuja Office and Managing Associate), participated in a panel discussion titled “CAMA 2020:...

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16th Annual NBA-SBL Conference – Lolade Ososami

July 23, 2022

It is Day 2 of the 16th Annual Business Law Conference of the NBA SBL, themed ‘Recent Developments in the Business Law Environment’. UUBO’s...

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Amina Ibrahim speaks at the 16th Annual NBA-SBL Conference

July 22, 2022

UUBO is pleased to announce that Amina Ibrahim (our Head of Abuja Office and Managing Associate), participated in a panel discussion titled “CAMA 2020:...

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NBA-SBL Conference – Recent Developments in the Business Law Environment

July 19, 2022

Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie (UUBO) is proud to be a Headline Sponsor of the upcoming NBA-SBL Conference. Themed ‘Recent Developments in the Business Law Environment,’...

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The Middle Eastern and African Arbitration Review (GAR)

July 14, 2022

Uzoma Azikiwe, SAN (Partner), Festus Onyia (Partner), and Michael Ugah (Associate) of the firm’s dispute resolution team, have contributed the Nigerian chapter to the...

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Nigerian chapter of the 9th Edition of GLG Group UK’s International Comparative Legal Guide – Data Protection 2022

July 13, 2022

Jumoke Lambo and Chisom Okolie of our Telecommunications, Media And Technology Team have contributed to the latest Nigerian chapter of the 9th Edition of GLG Group UK’s...

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Eid el Kabir greetings

July 9, 2022

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UUBO’s Capital Market team ranked Tier 1 by Euromoney’s IFLR1000 in its 32nd edition

July 8, 2022

Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie is proud to have its Capital Markets; Debt and Equity practice groups ranked Tier 1 by Euromoney’s IFLR1000 in the...

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Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie shortlisted in 4 categories in the African Legal Awards 2022

July 7, 2022

Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie is delighted to have been shortlisted in 4 categories in the African Legal Awards 2022. The awards ceremony recognises outstanding...

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UUBO’s Banking team ranked Tier 1 by Euromoney’s IFLR1000 in its 32nd edition

July 7, 2022

Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie is proud to have its Banking practice ranked Tier 1 by Euromoney’s IFLR1000 in the 32nd edition of its ranking....

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UUBO advised British International Investment plc on its USD100 million credit facility to First Bank of Nigeria Limited

July 7, 2022

Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie is delighted to have advised and supported British International Investment plc (formerly CDC Group plc) – the UK Government’s development...

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Fintech update: series 5 – sec new rules on the issuance, offering platforms and custody of digital assets – what you need to know

July 4, 2022

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UUBO wins Lex Mundi Pro Bono Award for Africa

June 30, 2022

Today is a perfect day to do a throwback to when the world’s leading network of independent law firms with in-depth experience in 100+...

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Optimising Exit Opportunities and Options for VC And PE Firms

June 29, 2022

Our Private Equity and Venture Capital team is pleased to have co-hosted a learning and engagement session with the African Private Equity and Venture...

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Uubo – Announcement (Iflr1000 Women Leaders) (1)

June 29, 2022

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Modupe Balogun and Etido David speak at the Founders Factory Africa’s #BehindTheHypeAfrica Twitter Space Series

June 28, 2022

UUBO is pleased to announce that Modupe Elizabeth Balogun (an Associate in the firm’s Banking & Finance and Capital Markets teams) and Etido David...

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Overview of the SEC Rules on Issuance, Offering Platforms & Custody of Digital Assets

June 27, 2022

UUBO’s Fintech Team is pleased to have hosted an engaging networking session, themed ‘Overview of the SEC Rules on Issuance, Offering Platforms & Custody...

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Highlights of Regulatory Changes in the Fintech Space in 2021

June 24, 2022

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Overview Of the SEC Rules on Issuance, Offering Platforms & Custody Of Digital Assets

June 23, 2022

UUBO’s Fintech Team is pleased to have hosted an engaging networking session, themed ‘Overview of the SEC Rules on Issuance, Offering Platforms & Custody...

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The Companies and Allied Matters Act 2020

June 23, 2022

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Innovations in corporate insolvency in Nigeria under the Companies and Allied Matters Act, 2020 –Insolvency Practitioners

June 23, 2022

 

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Public-Private Dialogue (“PPD”) On Franchising In Nigeria

June 23, 2022

Our Corporate Advisory, M&A, Private Equity and Pro Bono teams partner, Ozofu Olatunde Ogiemudia, who is the Thematic Lead for the Regulations Working Group of...

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Fintech update: series 4 – sec new rules on the issuance, offering platforms and custody of digital assets – what you need to know

June 22, 2022

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UUBO’s Adeola Sunmola attends the Africa Energy Forum 2022

June 21, 2022

UUBO’s Adeola Sunmola (a Partner in the firm’s Banking & Finance, Power, Projects and Infrastructure teams) is attending The Africa Energy Forum 2022. The...

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Debt Factoring in Nigeria: Structuring, Legal and Regulatory Framework, and Key Considerations

June 15, 2022

The increasing globalisation of the world’s economy and the demand and supply of capital have impacted how businesses operate in today’s market to leverage...

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Fintech update: series 3 – sec new rules on the issuance, offering platforms and custody of digital assets – what you need to know

June 15, 2022

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Debt Factoring in Nigeria: Structuring, Legal and Regulatory Framework, and Key Considerations

June 15, 2022

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The Value Added Tax Quandary: Which Way to Go

June 14, 2022

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Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie facilitates a learning, engagement and networking session

June 3, 2022

Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie is pleased to have facilitated a learning, engagement and networking session with open and interactive discussions at a recent business...

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Tax disputes in Nigeria: the tax appeal tribunal rules that the federal inland revenue service must always prove why the payment of security deposit is required from a taxpayer.

June 3, 2022

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Tax Update: Withholding Tax Rates on Dividend, Interest and Royalty

May 31, 2022

In 1999 the Federal Government of Nigeria (“FGN”), in its budget statement, indicated that a recipient of interest, dividend and royalty income who is...

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Withholding Tax Rates on Dividend, Interest and Royalty Payment to Residents of Nigeria Treaty Partners

May 31, 2022

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Fintech update: series 1 – sec new rules on the issuance, offering platforms and custody of digital assets – what you need to know

May 27, 2022

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Olubukola Olonoade-Agaga speaks on Corporate Governance & The Dynamics of Regulatory Compliance

May 26, 2022

Olubukola Olonoade-Agaga, a Managing Associate in Alsec Nominees Limited (UUBO’s company secretarial arm) will be a facilitator at the one-day intensive programme on “Corporate...

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UUBO Advises LeapFrog on investment in Interswitch

May 17, 2022

Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie is pleased to have advised LeapFrog Investments on its strategic investment, with Tana Africa Capital, in Interswitch Group, one of Africa’s leading technology-driven companies focused...

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UUBO Advices On Nigerian elements Of General Atlantic’s Beyondnetzero-Led $260m Series D Funding Of Sun King

May 13, 2022

Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie is pleased to have advised on the Nigerian elements of global growth equity investment firm, General Atlantic’s BeyondNetZero-led Series D...

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UUBO’s Capital Markets team acts as Joint Legal Counsel to MTN Nigeria Communications PLC in connection with the establishment of its N150,000,000,000 Commercial Paper Issuance Programme and its Series 1 and 2 issuances

May 10, 2022

The UUBO Capital Markets team is pleased to have acted as Joint Legal Counsel to MTN Nigeria Communications PLC (“MTN”) in connection with the establishment of...

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UUBO Team Advised International Finance Corporation (“IFC”) on its Sustainable Loan of the Naira Equivalent Of $50 Million to the Lagos State Government

May 10, 2022

Lagos State is the chief commercial and financial center of Nigeria, however, the state’s productivity is threatened by an inadequate transportation system to cater...

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UUBO Teams Advise on Consolidation and Listing of BUA Foods Plc

May 10, 2022

Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie’s Capital Markets team and its Mergers & Acquisitions team have advised on the consolidation of the BUA Group’s sugar, flour,...

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Legal 500 EMEA 2022 Rankings

May 10, 2022

We are pleased to announce that The Legal 500, in its 2022 rankings publication, has rated Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie as a Tier 1 firm in...

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Bowmans (Law Firm) Webinar On Emerging Employment Law Issues In Key African Jurisdictions

May 5, 2022

Our Employment Team’s partner, Jumoke Lambo, will be a panelist at the Bowmans (Law Firm) webinar on Emerging employment law issues in key African jurisdictions, taking...

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A Party Seeking To Enforce An Arbitral Award In Nigeria Does Not Need To Comply With The Pre-Action Protocol Required Under The High Court Of Lagos State

May 5, 2022

UUBO’s Dispute Resolution team is pleased to share its most recent publication authored by Uzoma Azikiwe, SAN (Partner), Festus Onyia FCIArb, UK (Partner) and Michael Ugah (Associate), which discusses...

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Nomination: 2022 Trustlaw Awards

May 5, 2022

Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie is honoured to have been nominated for the Trustlaw Collaboration Award, one of the awards to be presented at the 2022 Trustlaw Awards organised by...

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Appointment of our Managing Partner, Aniekan Ukpanah, to the board of directors of Lex Mundi.

May 4, 2022

Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie is proud to announce the appointment of our Managing Partner, Aniekan Ukpanah, to the board of directors of Lex Mundi. Lex Mundi is the world’s...

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Eid Mubarak

May 2, 2022

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Women’s Excellence in Law and Leadership (WELL) Speaker Series

April 27, 2022

UUBO is pleased to announce that our Corporate Advisory, Private Equity, Pro Bono and Employment teams’ partner, Ozofu Olatunde Ogiemudia will be a facilitator...

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18TH Annual AVCA Conference- Ozofu ‘Latunde Ogiemudia

April 26, 2022

UUBO’s Ozofu Olatunde Ogiemudia (Partner, Private Equity, Corporate Advisory/M&A, and Pro Bono teams) will be co-facilitating a session at the Legal Agreements Masterclass hosted by the African...

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Folake Elias-Adebowale moderates a session at the VC summit hosted by the African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA) as part of the 18th Annual AVCA Conference

April 26, 2022

UUBO’s Folake Elias-Adebowale (Partner, Private Equity, Corporate M&A, and Oil and Gas teams) will be moderating a session at the VC summit hosted by the African Private...

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African Private Equity And Venture Capital Association (Avca) Activity Report 2022

April 26, 2022

Members of Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie’s Private Equity and Venture Capital and Tax teams, Folake Elias-Adebowale, Temiloluwa Olowu, Kelechi Ibe and Aanu Odunaike, have contributed the “Spotlight on West Africa” segment...

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Chambers Global 2022: Energy and Projects Overview

April 21, 2022

UUBO is pleased to have been featured in Chambers Global 2022: Energy and Projects Overview. The publication is a resource for practitioners and investors...

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Chambers Fintech Global Practice Guide

April 19, 2022

Key trends and developments in the Fintech Sector have been identified and analysed by the UUBO Fintech team in an article published in the...

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UUBO Team Advised as Solicitor to the Trustee in Connection With Presco Plc 34.5 Billion Series 1 Bond Issuance

April 19, 2022

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Good Friday and Easter Greetings

April 15, 2022

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IFLR1000 Women Leaders 2022

April 5, 2022

We are honoured by the recognition that has been accorded to various female members of Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie by the IFLR1000 in its...

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Impact of the Nigeria Data Protection Regulations (NDPR) Implementation Framework 2020 on the existing provisions of the NDPR

March 29, 2022

Data protection compliance has become an integral part of every organisation that collects and processes personal data. In order to strengthen consumer confidence, organisations are required...

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Bowmans Report: M&A in Africa. Current Trends, 2022

March 23, 2022

We are pleased to have contributed on Nigerian developments to the Bowmans (Law Firm)’s Report on Current Trends in M&A in Key African Jurisdictions, which...

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NBA Lagos Law Week conference themed “Democracy and Legal Order: Shaping the Future”.

March 21, 2022

UUBO’s Lolade Ososami (a partner in the firm’s Tax, Compliance & Investigations, Mining and Oil & Gas teams) will be a panelist at the NBA Lagos...

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ELA – Africa/Middle East Year In Review Webinar Series

March 21, 2022

UUBO, the Nigerian member firm of the Employment Law Alliance (ELA), is pleased to announce that Victoria Agomuo (Associate) will be participating in the ELA – Africa/Middle...

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UUBO ranked No 1 in West Africa for Mergers & Acquisitions for DealMakers Awards 2021

March 12, 2022

We are honoured that Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie has been ranked Number 1 Ranked #1 in West Africa for Mergers & Acquisitions Transactions by...

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Chambers and Partners Global Guide 2022 – Mena Ajakpovi

February 25, 2022

We are pleased to announce that our Disputes, Intellectual Property and Entertainment teams’ partner, Mena Ajakpovi has been ranked in the Chambers and Partners Global Guide, and is...

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UUBO Advises Seplat Energy Plc on its Acquisition of Exxon Mobil’s Offshore Shallow Water Business in Nigeria

February 25, 2022

We are delighted to have advised Seplat Energy Plc on this landmark transaction. The transaction was led by partners Folake Elias-Adebowale, Yinka Edu, Adeola...

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Chambers and Partners Global Guide 2022 – Aniekan Ukpanah

February 25, 2022

We are pleased that Aniekan Ukpanah, our Managing Partner, continues to be ranked as the ‘Eminent Practitioner’ for Banking & Finance in the Nigerian legal...

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Uubo Advises Seplat Energy Plc on Its Acquistion of Exxon Mobil’s Offshore Shallow Water Business in Nigeria

February 25, 2022

We are delighted to have advised Seplat Energy Plc on this landmark transaction. The transaction was led by partners Folake Elias-Adebowale, Yinka Edu, Adeola Sunmola and Festus Onyia working with a multi-disciplinary...

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Chambers and Partners Global Guide 2022

February 25, 2022

Chambers and Partners Global Guide independently ranks the top law firms and departments in over 200 jurisdictions. We celebrate our Banking & Finance, Corporate Commercial...

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Chambers and Partners Global Guide 2022 – Dan Agbor

February 25, 2022

We are pleased that Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie’s Senior Partner, Dan Agbor, continues to be recognised as a “trusted adviser” and to be highly ranked for...

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Chambers and Partners Global Guide 2022 – Folake Elias-Adebowale

February 25, 2022

We are pleased to announce that our Private Equity, M&A and Oil & Gas teams’ partner, Folake Elias-Adebowale, continues to be ranked in the Chambers and...

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Chambers and Partners Global Guide 2022 – Yinka Edu

February 25, 2022

We are pleased to announce that our Capital Markets, Banking & Finance, FinTech and M&A teams’ partner, Yinka Edu, continues to be highly ranked in...

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Chambers and Partners Global Guide 2022 – Festus Onyia

February 25, 2022

We are pleased to announce that our Dispute Resolution team partner, Festus Onyia has been ranked in the Chambers and Partners Global Guide, and is specifically recognised in...

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Chambers and Partners Global Guide 2022 – Onyinye Okafor

February 25, 2022

We are pleased to announce that our Banking & Finance, FinTech and Projects teams’ partner, Onyinye Okafor, has been ranked in Chambers and Partners Global Guide, and is...

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