Ifeoma Elizabeth Uba-Onubogu
(Head Legal & Compliance)
Ifeoma is responsible for the strategic guidance and direction of NASD’s Legal team and for
providing effective leadership to ensure that NASD’s policies, business operations, and its
relationships with regulators, its members, issuers, and other stakeholders are in compliance
with all applicable laws and regulations. She also has responsibility for regulating the two
primary stakeholder groups of NASD, i.e. Participating Institutions and Admitted Companies
that have listed securities on NASD.
Ifeoma is a skilled lawyer with extensive experience in Corporate and Commercial Law with
particular focus on corporate finance practice and capital market transactions including
mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt issues, private placements, due diligence, transaction
structuring and other forms of corporate and business restructuring. She has successfully closed
out on a number of complex corporate finance transactions.
Prior to joining NASD, Ifeoma worked in a reputable law firm for about 6 years where she rose
to Head the Corporate Finance Practice. She is also a consummate Company Secretary and
Governance Professional and possesses in-depth knowledge and extensive practical experience
in these areas. She has served as Company Secretary to a number of public and private
organizations and advises both multinational organizations and startups across different
industries on the legal and regulatory framework for conducting business in Nigeria.
She is admitted to the Nigerian Bar and is an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria.