A History of Insolvency Law

Early insolvency law was dominated by punitive approaches and it was not until the early eighteenth century that notions of rehabilitation gained force. Insolvency was seen as an offence little less criminal than a felony and was punishable by detention in person at the creditor’s pleasure in debtors prisons. The […]

Sexual harassment 101: what everyone needs to know

The aftermath of the Harvey Weinstein revelations has unearthed a  depth of ignorance around the whole issue of sexual harassment. There has been the routine conflation with assault and then panicky addition of “alleged” to the end of every sentence, along with wild assumptions about its rarity and triviality. For […]

Investing in Renovating and Selling homes

Balogun is  a banker approaching his 55th birthday. After a 30 year career as a banker, and seeing several people make their fortunes in real estate, he has decided to become a real estate investor. His plan is to invest in underpriced property, with the objective of renovating the buildings […]

Managing Creditor Risk through Inter-Creditor Agreements

James is the CEO of  HOC Global Logistics, a company which provides shipping solutions to large organisations. Having become tired of leasing cargo ships from large vessel owners, the company desires to purchase its own ships which they can use and also lease to 3rd parties. James approaches Lakeside Bank […]

The Biggest Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make when Hiring Business Lawyers.

Many entrepreneurs put off hiring business lawyers until they get in trouble. Learn the benefits of hiring a good business lawyers and what to look for in a business lawyer.

Investing in Lagos Real Estate Companies: The Pros and Cons

Okeke trades in furniture and fittings at a major market in Onitsha. In addition to his business, he owns a substantial number of houses within Onitsha and environs.  One day whilst attending an exhibition in Lagos, he was approached by a young marketer for a real estate company; the marketer […]

More Real Estate Investment Strategies that will Make you Rich 2

Flipping Real Estate Outside Nigeria, flipping houses is one of the more popular tactics for making money in real estate, due largely to the numerous shows on cable TV that promote it.  House flipping is the practice of buying a piece of real estate at a discounted price, improving it […]

More Real Estate Strategies that will make you Rich

Continued from Yesterday’s post…. Now that we know the various types of real estate investments an investor can undertake, it is time to look at the different strategies an investor can use to unlock value from his real estate investment. While you can use any of the investment vehicles discussed […]

Real Estate Investment Strategies that will make you Rich

It is generally accepted that real estate is a key element of wealth creation. As a factor of production, real estate generates passive income for its owner in the way of rents, royalties (for property that contains mineral resources) and capital gains from sales of the property to another purchaser […]