dispensing justice without fear or favour
About IST
The Tribunal is an independent specialised judicial body established under Section 274 of Investments and Securities Act (ISA) 2007 to adjudicate capital market disputes and to interpret any law, rules or regulations as may be applicable.
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COURTESY VISIT FROM NILE UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA TO THE TRIBUNAL.
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COURTESY VISIT FROM NILE UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA TO THE TRIBUNAL.
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COURTESY VISIT OF THE NIGERIAN BAR ASSOCIATION (NBA) ABUJA CHAPTER TO THE TRIBUNAL.
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Visit of the House Committee on Capital Market to the Tribunal
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Visit of the House Committee on Capital Market to the Tribunal
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DRAFT PROCEDURE RULE [2021]
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Our Services

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ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION

A structured process to dedicate more time and attention to the creation of a voluntary and durable agreement tailored to meet the needs of the particular parties

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LITIGATION

The Investments and Securities Tribunal (Procedure) Rules 2014 provides the Forms for commencement of proceedings in the Tribunal in the Schedules to the Rules.

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OMBUDSMAN

The Tribunal provides help desk services to litigants, counsel, and the general public. Inquiries and complaints are handled via letters, emails, phone calls, and walk-in visits.

From the chairman's desk

The IST is a critical part of the Nigerian Capital Market Ecosystem, in the quest to make Nigeria an investment destination of choice in Africa.
The Tribunal has as its mandate the expeditious determination of cases brought before it within a period of three (3) months from the date of commencement of the hearing of the substantive suit, with a view to build and maintain investors ‘confidence.

In achieving its mandate the Tribunal leverages on the expertise of its Members, who are seasoned professionals with in-depth knowledge and experience in securities and investments laws, legal and Capital Market activities. Indeed the decisions of the Tribunal have deepened the jurisprudence of the Capital Market.

The IST proceedings are further helped by its rules of procedure which admits of no technicalities but focus on doing substantial justice to the parties. Parties can also by mutual consent opt to have their grievances resolved to vide a much cordial mediation process which is parties driven and makes for a continuous friendly business relationship.

AMOS ISAAC AZI, Esq.

HONOURABLE CHAIRMAN/CEO

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