Date: 02 - 04 May, 2017

Venue: Lagos

Course Objective
Information technology (IT) law provides the legal framework for collecting, storing, and disseminating electronic information in the global marketplace. The Training Course seeks to provide legal practitioners in this area of the law with the ability to structure information technology transactions in a way that would maximize the client’s economic benefit while ensuring regulatory compliance. A great deal of emphasis will be placed on anticipating potential sources of dispute between the parties to a transaction, fundamental legal issues in the field of Information Technology (IT) Law, E-commerce, implications of e-signature in commercial transactions, resolving jurisdictional law conflicts, digital copyrights protection and online environment, digital forensic evidence and crafting agreements that address these concerns, thereby reducing the risk of litigation. 

Selected Themes to be covered during the Training
Fundamentals of Information Technology Law; Regulatory Framework for E-governance; Electronic Case Management Systems (For Lawyers and Courts), Cyber rights (Expression, Privacy and Property), Infringement and Enforcement of Laws on the Internet; Offences under the Cybercrimes (Prohibition, Prevention, etc) Act, 2015 and Compliance Requirements for Financial Institutions; Practical Guides in Drafting and Negotiating Software Licensing and Software Development Agreements; Intellectual Property Rights in the Online Environment and Digital Rights Protection/Management; ICT Litigation, Digital Evidence and Computer Forensics; Addressing Jurisdictional and Regulatory Issues in Internet Transactions.
Faculty Members

Target Audience
Private legal practitioners (particularly those in commercial law, civil and criminal law practice), Lawyers in banks, Insurance Companies, Mortgage Institutions, Regulatory Agencies, Company Secretaries, Academics, Labour Unionists, Legal Advisers, Judges of various Courts, Magistrates, State Counsel, Law Officers in Government Agencies, Administrative Officers in various Government Ministries and Parastatals, Law Enforcement Officials, Administrative Officers in Private Organizations and Companies, as well as other interested participants.

Fees, Payment and Contact Details
Course Fee: N120, 000.00 (One hundred and Twenty thousand Naira Only) covering course materials, tea and lunch.

Venue: Ayo Ajomo Auditorium, NIALS, University of Lagos Campus, Akoka, Lagos State.

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Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies

Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (University of Lagos Campus) P.M. B. 12820 Lagos, Nigeria Email: info@nials.edu.ng
Tel: (+234)8103192313

Supreme Court of Nigeria Complex
Three Arms Zone Central District Abuja.
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