March 14, 2019

NBA-SBL set to hold 13th annual business law conference

By Innocent Anaba

The Nigerian Bar Association Section on Business Law, NBA-SBL, will hold its 13th Annual Business Conference in Lagos, from June 26-28, 2019.

Speaking on the yearly event, chairman of the Conference Planning Committee, CPC, Dr Adeoye Adefulu disclosed that the 2019 theme will focus on growth, investment and employment; looking beyond rhetoric.

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According to him, the conference will dig in deep to search for practical solutions to achieve inclusive economic growth, maintaining, attracting and retaining investment and increasing employment options for the youth within the Nigerian economy.

He said: “At this conference, we will be assembling a host of esteemed speakers both international and domestic, who will discuss key topics within our theme such as the role of the private sector, moving Nigeria from an oil exporting economy to value additions, creating an enabling business environment and so many other topics with the aim of broadening our perspectives as lawyers.”

He added that there would be a line up of social events, such as dinners and concerts with several special guest artists to entertain conferees.

The section on business law is the specialised arm of the NBA, which engenders the development of commercial law and specialist commercial law practice in Nigeria, uses its annual conference to seek to create an environment for business lawyers within and outside Nigeria to engage on issues relevant to their fields as well as to establish a thriving relationship between the business community and government institutions.