Date: 14 -16 May, 2018

Location: Lagos

ABOUT NIALS - The Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (NIALS) was established in March 1979, as Nigeria’s apex institution for research and advanced studies in law. The Institute is also accredited to offer Mandatory Continuing Legal Education for Lawyers. In fulfilment of its mandate, it organises national and international seminars, symposia, conferences, workshops and lectures on any branch of law and related subjects.

Course Objective - The Training Course on Regulatory Regimes and Compliance is one of the Institute’s newest Continuing Legal Education Programmes. The Course is designed to provide effective training in various compliance and regulatory procedures in Nigeria, particularly the intricacies of compliance risk management, the development and drafting of internal compliance policies and procedures and strategies for compliance in selected industries in Nigeria. This course will proffer specialised knowledge in legal compliance for various organisations in the banking, power, ICT sectors.

TARGET PARTICIPANTS -Compliance/Legal Officers in Banks and companies in the Power/ICT Sector; Legal Officers in Government Parastatals; Private Practitioners acting in advisory capacities to regulatory organisations; Private Organisations, etc.

TOPICS TO BE TREATED -Understanding Key Regulatory Principles; Developing and Drafting Internal Compliance Policies and Standard Operating Procedures; The Role and Powers of the Regulator; Compliance Procedures in the Nigerian Aviation Sector; Best Practices on Tax Compliance and Risk Management Techniques; Safeguards against Corruption and Money Laundering; Ethics and Conflicts of Interests in a Regulatory Environment; The Role of a Legal Compliance Officer; Personal/Vicarious Liability for Non-Compliance in a Regulatory Environment; Regulatory Framework and Strategies for Compliance in the Nigerian Power and ICT Sector. There will also be sessions on practical issues and challenges faced by officers in these sectors.

COURSE SCHEDULE - The Course is scheduled to hold as follows:

  • Venue: Ayo Ajomo Auditorium, NIALS Complex, University of Lagos, Akoka - Lagos
  • Date:  14-16 May 2018
  • Time: 9.00 am daily (Registration will commence at 8:30am on 14 May 2018).

COURSE FEE - The Course Fee is N120, 000 (one hundred and twenty thousand naira only). The fee is inclusive of VAT and WHT and covers course materials, tea and lunch only. For information on how to make payment, kindly visit http://nials.edu.ng/index.php/courses/remita-payment-guide .

REGISTRATION - Pre-registration of this Course is necessary. To register please fill the registration form below.

CONTACTS –  Castro : 08103192313, 08159824856 or email – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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