• Upcoming Events

    COWRIE PARTNERS 2019 CALENDAR OF SEMINARS.
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    1. CORPORATE GOVERNANCE FOR LAWYERS & COMPANY SECRETARIES March 21-22, 2019 Lagos N170,000

    2. MANAGING AN EFFECTIVE IN-HOUSE LEGAL DEPARTMENT March 28-29, 2019  Lagos N170,000

    3. UNDERSTANDING OIL AND GAS CONTRACTS April 25-26, 2019 Lagos N170,000

    4. UNDERSTANDING THE NIGERIAN ELECTRICITY SUPPLY INDUSTRY(NEW)

    This seminar offers an understanding of the Power Sector and its evolution in Nigeria. Highlights include: The evolution of the Nigerian power sector, Key industry players in the sector and their roles, the design of the electricity market, Pricing mechanisms in the sector, Compliance and Regulatory requirements and Financing the sector May 23-24, 2019 Abuja N170,000

    5. MANAGING AN EFFECTIVE IN-HOUSE LEGAL DEPARTMENT June 20-21, 2019 Abuja N170,000

    6. INTERNATIONAL PETROLEUM TRANSACTIONS(NEW) The Course helps participants understand the nuances of Petroleum Transactions from both municipal and international perspectives, provides a thorough understanding of Host Government Contracts, types of petroleum rights and investments and gives a good insight into petroleum investment laws, conditions and principles. July 25-26, 2019 Lagos N170,000

    7. LOAN SYNDICATION & DOCUMENTATION (NEW) The Loan Syndication & Documentation course examines in detail the syndicationof finance facilities and syndicates, the facilities that are syndicated, documentationand administration of the facilities and the various contractparties and their respective roles August 29-30, 2019 Lagos N170,000

    8. CORPORATE GOVERNANCE FOR LAWYERS & COMPANY SECRETARIES September 26-27, 2019 Lagos N170,000

    9. UNDERSTANDING OIL AND GAS CONTRACTS October24-25, 2019 Lagos N170,000

    10. UNDERSTANDING THE NIGERIAN ELECTRICITY SUPPLY INDUSTRY November7-8, 2019 Abuja N170,000

    11. LOAN SYNDICATION & DOCUMENTATION November28-29, 2019 Abuja N170,000

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  • Financial Instituitions

    fiWe have a deep knowledge of the financial services industry having counseled many financial services clients on complex banking, insurance, securities and investment management matters. Apart from loan workouts and recoveries, we are able to represent clients on a broad range of transactional and regulatory compliance issues.

     

    Through our understanding of the intricacies of bank recapitalization gained from advising a consortium of international investors involved in the $500 million equity injection into a Nigerian big bank, our practice is able to support the Central Bank and AMCON in their ongoing efforts aimed at maintaining the integrity of the banking sector.

     

    It is our aim to advise Sovereign Wealth Funds (SWFs) on regulatory issues as well as domestic and cross-border transactions. The services on offer for SWFs include the documentation of portfolio investments and advising on compliance best practices.