Senator Ihenyen is the Lead Partner at Infusion Lawyers where he heads the FinTech, Blockchain & Virtual Assets Practice as well as the Intellectual Property Practice of the law firm.
A tech lawyer with interest in policy and regulations, Senator is the current President of Stakeholders in Blockchain Technology Association of Nigeria (SiBAN). He served as Vice Chairman, Policy & Regulations. Senator is also the current General Secretary of the Blockchain Industry Coordinating Committee of Nigeria (BICCoN), the coordinating body in Nigeria’s emerging blockchain industry. He is also the current General Secretary of the FinTech Alliance Coordinating Team (FACT), comprising the Fintech Association of Nigeria (FinTechNGR), Blockchain Nigeria User Group (BNUG), Cryptography Development Initiative of Nigeria (CDIN), Innovation Support Network Hubs (ISN Hubs), and SiBAN.
Senator is the exclusive contributor (Nigeria chapter) to the International Guide to Blockchain 2020 and Lead Trainer, Blockchain for Lawyers 101. A contributor (Nigeria Chapter) to the International Comparative Legal Guide to Data Protection 2019, Senator also advises on data protection and privacy.
Senator has been a resource person and speaker on FinTech, blockchain, and innovation at various fora, including the Committee of Chief Information Security Officers of Nigerian Financial Institutions (CCISONFI) Conference, May 2021; Blockchain Nigeria User Group Conference, May 2018; Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Forensics for the Economic and Financial Crimes (EFCC), September 2021; Legal Business Conference on ‘Regulating Blockchain, FinTech, and Innovations’, 17 May 2022; TechPoint Africa Blockchain Summit (TABS), 20 May 2022; ‘Evolving Relationship between FinTech, Regulators, and Financial Institutions’, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), June 2022; and ‘Evolution of CBDCs and Cryptocurrency: A Legal Perspective’, CBN Legal Services Department Retreat, November 2022.
Senator is currently the 1st Vice Chairman, Intellectual Property Committee and member of the Information Technology Committee of the Nigeria Bar Association Section on Business Law (NBA-SBL).
He has been invited as one of the guest speakers at The Law Suite Webinar which will hold on Nov 23, 2022 via zoom.
Web3 has been touted as the future of the internet. Proponents assert that Web3 will create new economies, new classes of products and services online and define the next era of the internet.
This webinar will focus on Web3, Metaverse and Digital Assets and explore the opportunities available to Lawyers in the industry.
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