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REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS AS A RATING AGENCY

In every capital market, it is expedient to have a benchmark for making decisions and a tool for envisaging the risk associated with such decisions. Thus, ratings play an important role in the Nigerian Capital Market and the global financial system at large. It is a tool needed to promote the development and seamless running [...]

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REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS AS A CUSTODIAN OF SECURITIES

Custodian of securities means a person who has custody, as a bailee, of securities or certificate issued in the investor’s name with the investor’s name appearing in the issuer’s register as the beneficial owner of the securities. Functions Registered custodian of securities shall have the following functions, amongst others: Maintaining accounts of securities of a [...]

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REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS AS A MARKET MAKER

Market maker means any specialist permitted to act as a dealer, any dealer acting in the position of a block positioner, any dealer who, with respect to security, holds himself out as being ready to buy and sell such securities for his own account on a regular and continuous basis. The market-making system may be [...]

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REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS AS A FUND/ PORT FOLIO MANAGER

A portfolio manager holds a very important role when it comes to fund investing. A portfolio manager is a person or institution with the duty to invest a fund's assets, implement the fund's investment strategies, and manage day-to-day portfolio management. Portfolio management is a process by which investments that meet the long-term financial objectives and [...]

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REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS AS AN INVESTMENT ADVISER IN THE CAPITAL MARKET

The entity authorized to engage in the business of providing investment advice to others or issuing reports or analyses regarding securities, for compensation is known as an Investment Adviser. Functions Investment advisers may perform the following functions: Investment advisory services; Making recommendations as to types of securities to buy or sell; Publication of financial market [...]

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REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS AS A TRUSTEE IN THE CAPITAL MARKET

The fiduciary role of a trustee has its origin from the English Common Law and the principles of Equity. This concept has authorized the trustee to be an independent third party saddled with the responsibility of protecting conflicting interests between the issuer and investor in the financial market. A trustee is usually hired by an [...]

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REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS AS A RECEIVING BANKER/ BANKER TO AN ISSUE

Receiving banks are banks designated by an issuer to receive proceeds. It is a scheduled bank carrying on all or any of the following issue related activities namely; acceptance of application and application monies; acceptance of allotment or call monies; refund of application monies and payment of a dividend or interest warrants. Functions Banker to [...]

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REGISTRATION REUIREMENTS AS SUB-BROKER IN THE CAPITAL MARKET

A Sub-Broker is a financial operator registered by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to act on behalf of a broker/dealer as its agent for assisting investors in buying, selling or dealing in securities through a broker. Functions A registered sub-broker shall have the following functions which shall be carried out only through its sponsoring [...]

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REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS AS BROKERS/ DEALERS IN THE CAPITAL MARKET

  Investors have engaged the services of brokers or dealers for easy participation in the financial world as the financial world can be full of mysteries and risks for investors especially when the languages and terms of the market are not understood. Thus, a broker can be seen to be a financial intermediary executing order [...]

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REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS AS AN UNDERWRITER IN THE CAPITAL MARKET

 Underwriting simply means an arrangement where an underwriter undertakes for an authorized commission, to pay an issuer of securities an amount based on the price of the securities determined at a predetermined date in conjunction with the issuer and the issuing house with a view to resale not as a form of investment. Hence, underwriting [...]

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REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS AS AN ISSUING HOUSE/ MERCHANT BANKER

An issuing house is a financial intermediary assigned to provide financial advisory services to companies, whether quoted or unquoted companies, federal government agencies, and government institutions with reference to investments especially when these companies or government institutions need additional funds to finance capital projects from the capital market. The issuing house plays a vital role [...]

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TRADEMARK CLASS 45- FOR LEGAL, CONSULTANCY AND SOCIAL SERVICES

Legal services; conveyancing services; security services for the protection of property and individuals; social work services; consultancy services relating to health and safety; consultancy services relating to personal appearance; provision of personal tarot readings; dating services; funeral services and undertaking services; fire-fighting services; detective agency services.

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TRADEMARK CLASS 42- FOR SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNOLOGICAL SERVICES

Scientific and technological services and research and design relating thereto; industrial analysis and research services; design and development of computer hardware and software; computer programming; installation, maintenance and repair of computer software; computer consultancy services; design, drawing and commissioned writing for the compilation of websites; creating, maintaining and hosting the websites of others; design services.

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TRADEMARK CLASS 35- ADVERTISING, BUSINESS MANAGEMENT AND RETAIL SERVICES

Advertising; business management; business administration; office functions; electronic data storage; organisation, operation and supervision of loyalty and incentive schemes; advertising services provided via the Internet; production of television and radio advertisements; accountancy; auctioneering; trade fairs; opinion polling; data processing; provision of business information; retail services connected with the sale of goods.

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TRADEMARK CLASS 30- BEVERAGES AND STAPLE FOOD PRODUCTS

Coffee, tea, cocoa, sugar, rice, tapioca, sago, artificial coffee; flour and preparations made from cereals, bread, pastry and confectionery, ices; honey, treacle; yeast, baking-powder; salt, mustard; vinegar, sauces (condiments); spices; ice; sandwiches; prepared meals; pizzas, pies and pasta dishes.

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TRADEMARK CLASS 21- FOR HOUSEHOLD PRODUCTS

Household or kitchen utensils and containers; combs and sponges; brushes; brush-making materials; articles for cleaning purposes; steelwool; articles made of ceramics, glass, porcelain or earthenware which are not included in other classes; electric and non-electric toothbrushes.

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TRADEMARK CLASS 20- FOR FURNITURE PRODUCTS

Furniture, mirrors, picture frames; articles made of wood, cork, reed, cane, wicker, horn, bone, ivory, whalebone, shell, amber, mother-of-pearl, meerschaum or plastic which are not included in other classes; garden furniture; pillows and cushions.

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TRADEMARK CLASS 17- FOR RUBBER PRODUCTS

Rubber, gutta-percha, gum, asbestos, mica and goods made from these materials; plastics in extruded form for use in manufacture; semi-finished plastics materials for use in further manufacture; stopping and insulating materials; flexible non-metallic pipes.

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TRADEMARK CLASS 16- FOR PAPER AND PRINTED MATERIAL PRODUCTS

Paper, cardboard and goods made from these materials, not included in other classes; printed matter; bookbinding material; photographs; stationery; adhesives for stationery or household purposes; artists’ materials; paintbrushes; typewriters and office requisites (except furniture); instructional and teaching material (except apparatus); plastic materials for packaging (not included in other classes); printers’ type; printing blocks.

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TRADEMARK CLASS 9- FOR SCIENTIFIC, DIGITAL AND ELECTRICAL PRODUCTS

Scientific, nautical, surveying, photographic, cinematographic, optical, weighing, measuring, signalling, checking (supervision), life-saving and teaching apparatus and instruments; apparatus and instruments for conducting, switching, transforming, accumulating, regulating or controlling electricity; apparatus for recording, transmission or reproduction of sound or images; magnetic data carriers, recording discs; compact discs, DVDs and other digital recording media; mechanisms for coin-operated [...]

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TRADEMARK CLASS 7- FOR MACHINERY PRODUCTS

Machines and machine tools; motors and engines (except for land vehicles); machine coupling and transmission components (except for land vehicles); agricultural implements other than hand-operated; incubators for eggs; automatic vending machines.

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TRADEMARK CLASS 6- FOR METAL PRODUCTS

Common metals and their alloys; metal building materials; transportable buildings of metal; materials of metal for railway tracks; non-electric cables and wires of common metal; ironmongery, small items of metal hardware; pipes and tubes of metal; safes; goods of common metal not included in other classes; ores; unwrought and partly wrought common metals; metallic windows [...]

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