The 15th NBA-SBL Conference Exploring How Companies Can Use Technology for Growth


The turmoil caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has brought to the fore the growing relevance of technology in today’s world and the need for enterprises to leverage technology. In the thickness of COVID-19, which has been blocked around the world to curb the pandemic epidemic, companies have found comfort in technology while staff are working from home. However, some companies with very low levels of technology adoption have failed.

This is how the 15th Annual Meeting of the Business Law Section of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA-SBL), July 14-15, 2021, will keep companies, including lawyers, keeping up with technology. That’s why we are focusing on. Development and turmoil to drive change in a rapidly changing world.

The annual NBA-SBL conference is a platform for business lawyers inside and outside Nigeria to network, address issues related to their respective disciplines, and establish prosperous relationships between the business community and government agencies.

This year’s conference, entitled “Business Retools for Change: Leveraging High-Tech Explosions,” revolves around the rapidly evolving relationship between frontier technology and the field of business law around the world. The purpose is to take the participants to the quest for. Jemide, Chairman of the NBA-SBL, Lead Partner of DETAIL Commercial Solicitors.

“These conversations have been activated in the hope of improving legal efficiency and the capacity of participants,” Gemide said in a pre-meeting memo.

He said the 15th Conference offers great potential for key content, plenary sessions, engaging discussions and networking sessions.

To fulfill this promise, the conference organizers were invited to talk about best practices for building prosperous law firms and businesses after COVID-19, local and international speakers / resources representatives. We have collected an exciting lineup of.

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The two-day meeting will be hybridized for a pandemic, including virtual and onsite content to ensure maximum reach, with a total of five plenary sessions on the first day.

The first session on “Innovation and Electronic Governance” will be moderated by Ifueko Omoigui-Okauru, Managing Partner of Compliance Professionals Plc, and coordinated by Temidayo Ajayi-Bello of DETAIL Commercial Solicitors. Panelists include Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo, Gabriel Okeowo, Principal Reed / CEO of BudgIT Nigeria, Honorary Judge Kasim Zanna, Supreme Judge of Borno, Yewande Sadik, Executive Director / CEO of NIPC. included.

Panelists include Interswitch MD / CEO Mitchell Elegbe, Flutterwave co-founder and CEO Olugbenga Agboola, Okapi Financial Services CEO Gisele Nwepu, E-Settlement Group CEO Olaoluwa Awojoodu, and co-founder / CEO Babatunde Ogunde. included. Hisada Bank’s second panel session will discuss the topic “The Future of Digital Financial Services and Financial Inclusion.” The session is Modeo Ademola, Managing Director of Aelex, and Tiwalola Osazuwa of Aelex will be the coordinator.

“Outliers-From Law to There” was held in a third panel session with Funke Bucknor-Obruthe, Founder, Zapphaire Events, Audu Maikori, Founder, Chocolate City, Emem Ema, Founder, One Management, and Nnamdi Patrick. Is the core of the discussion. -As a panelist, Onuh, founder of Alistair Englebert Preston Photography.

Another topic to address on the first day of the meeting is “Internet and broadband connectivity-good or bad?” (Plenary 4) and “We all have a story” (Plenary 5).

Dr. Omobola Johnson, Senior Partner of TLcom Capital, will host a fourth session with panelists including Charles Anudu, CEO of Swift 4G, Professor UG Danbatta, Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission, and Gerald Ilukwe, Pioneer MD of Galaxy Backbone. To do. , And Kazeem Oladepo, VP, IHS Towers. Sessions are coordinated by Adronke Alex-Adedipe from Pavestone Solicitors.

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In the fifth panel, Gbenga Oyebode, Founding Partner and Attorney, Aluko & Oyebode, Asue Ighodalo, Founding Partner, Banwo & Ighodalo, and Myma Belo-Osagie, Attorney, Udo Udoma Belo-Osagie will be the debaters in the fifth panel. , NBA SBL Chairman, Lead Partner of DETAIL Commercial Solicitors, and Chairman of the Institute for the Continuation of Legal Education, Tobenna Erojikwe, and a partner of The Law Crest LLP are moderators.

There will also be a Q & A session with Oyeyemi Aderibigbe, Senior Associate of the Knights Templar, and Dr. Adeoye Adefulu, Vice President of the NBA-SBL and partner of Odujinrin & Adefulu, will conclude.

Prior to the panel session, there will be remarks by the Chair of the Conference Planning Committee, Adeleke Alex-Adedipe, Managing Partners, Duale, Ovia & Alex-Adedipe (DOA), Conference Framer, Ayuli Jemide, Chair, NBA-SBL and Lead Partners. , DETAIL Commercial Solicitors, and Olumide Akpata, Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA).

Similarly, Lagos Governor Babaji de San Wool will give the opening remarks, and Dr. Wendio Koro, an intelligence research engineer at NASA, will give a keynote speech. Simbi Wabote, Executive Director of the Nigerian Content Development and Surveillance Commission (NCDMB), delivers a goodwill message.

Between plenary sessions, there are tea breaks, lunch breaks, performances by the Avocados Musical Chambers Ensemble, 20-minute speed networking, and a registered lounge and boat cruise at the end of the session. Participants only.


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