In a bid to enable industry players and interested persons to better explore how crypto businesses can develop successful compliance operations during a period of major global regulatory developments, ESQ Practical Lawyers Association will be hosting a lunch hour webinar tagged “Crypto Currency Regulation in Nigeria: Legal and Economic Considerations”. Date: Monday, 15th February, 2021
Time: 01:00pm [WAT]
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The webinar is also free, is a part of the CORE by ESQ project which provides unlimited access to Continuous Legal Education for African Lawyers and other professionals. The event also has as its sponsors, G. Elias & Co., Advocaat Law Practice and Kompiam Gold Partners Ltd.

As part of their desire to Indeptly deal with the issues surrounding crypto currency, ESQ Practical Lawyers Association has arranged an array of speakers for the webinar, ranging from the likes of, Tim Webb, CEO, Power Corp; Senator Ihenyen, President, SIBAN; Chiagozie Iwu, CEO Naija Crpto. Others include David Oturu, Partner AELEX, and Olumide Babalola, Co-Founder Digital Rights Lawyers Association, with Courtney Vaughan, CEO, Kompiam Gold Partners Limited serving as the moderator of the event.

It is the intendment of the organizers that at the end of the session, participants would have a good grip of the cryptocurrency world and how to navigate through it. The session would cover:
1] How a crypto business can structure its compliance operations to mitigate risks and keep in compliance with the evolving regulations
2] The role of self-regulation
3] Managing Crypto Compliance Amid Global Regulatory Apathy
4] How crypto businesses can secure positive relationships with the banking industry
5] How recent developments from the FATF, OFAC, and other bodies are likely to impact the crypto compliance space, and how compliance officers can respond
6] Can Crypto Currency and other virtual asset trading be regulated?
7] Regulatory powers of the CBN in relation to Crypto Currency trading
8] The uses and benefits of the underlying technology of Crypto Currency
9] AML/fraud/terrorism financing issues related to Crypto Currencies
10] Effect/consequences of banning Crypto Currency and other virtual assets trading.

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