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ǼLEX

FinTech Legal

1 ranked individualsBand 3NigeriaFinTech 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Recognised experts in corporate and commercial law, ǼLEX has a dedicated FinTech team that regularly advises on pressing legal issues facing the FinTech industry. The firm is particularly adept in payments law and can guide clients on the regulatory issues surrounding financial crime regulation and data protection.

Strengths

"They are excellent. They have a dynamic approach to the practice and are professional with clarity of thought, and expertise. They pride themselves on innovation, which allows them to get into the business models of today."

Work highlights

Advised Nimedix Ecosystem on the compliance issues in relation to conducting an Initial Exchange Offering, and on the setting up of a digital assets wallet feature, which will allow users of its cryptocurrency tokens to access services on its platforms.

Notable practitioners

Davidson Oturu is a partner in the firm's IP, TMT, and corporate and commercial practice groups. He is highly experienced in advising on ICT matters and has a strong track record in handling trans-border legal issues in cybercrime, data protection and privacy. Oturu is a frequent speaker at FinTech conferences, providing insights on the cybersecurity implications of blockchain technology. Sources say: "He definitely understands the technology, and it's not just payments. When you have a discussion with him, you feel like you are talking to a FinTech founder. He allows us not just to understand the policy but the intent of the policymakers that allows us to push the boundary and evolve our business."

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Nigeria

FinTech Legal


Davidson Oturu
Band 2