Corporate Governance (Offline Course)
This practical training course provides an introduction to the key aspects of corporate governance and examines current best practice in all aspects of corporate governance. The costs and benefits of best practice governance will be examined and practical guidance will be given on such issues as the relationship with shareholders and other stakeholders, managing and meeting the expectations of the market, international investors and local government and regulatory authorities. The course will also discuss the challenges of implementing best-practice corporate governance and will include the specific requirements of banks and financial institutions.
The course considers the development of corporate governance and the legal structures on which governance is based. It explains distinctions between governance in the commercial sector, governance in the public and not-for-profit sectors.
Attendees will learn about
- Writing letters, fax and email, legal opinions and internal memos
- Writing when a dispute arises
- Drafting pre-contract documents
- Drafting contracts – the preliminary stages and first draft
- Boilerplate provisions
- Drafting contracts: reading, interpreting , reviewing and amending the received draft
- Drafting pitfalls
- Persuasive writing
Who should attend?
The course will be of benefit to all corporate lawyers, corporate governance professionals and company secretaries, as well as to company directors themselves.
Justina Lewa is the Company Secretary and Legal Adviser of Sterling Bank Plc and in that capacity supervises various functions in the Group. Justina, in her leadership role, oversees Board matters and company secretarial activities. She is also responsible for handling all legal matters of the Bank. With over 23 years’ experience in corporate legal practice, she has drafted, reviewed and advised on several complex transactions and Agreements on project and asset based financing, public & private debt equity issues, loan syndications, Power, Oil & Gas, and Mergers & Acquisitions etc. Read More…
Stanley currently works as the Company Secretary & Head of Legal of Law Union and Rock Insurance Plc. He has had more than 10 years experience in the legal industry in Nigeria. He graduated from the University of Leicester as a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in International Commercial Law.