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Vieira de Almeida

Angola: Proposal for the 2022 General State Budget Law

lt has recently been made available the Proposal for the 2022 General State Budget Law ("State Budget Proposal"). Among the proposed measures the following are to be highlighted:

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Olaniwun Ajayi

Trademarks and cultural appropriation: what is really unprotectable?

It is the age of the Internet of things and the growth of the modern economy is increasingly hinged on intangible assets. This is more apparent considering the sweeping impact that the fourth industrial revolution driven largely by Artifici..

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Bentsi-Enchill, Letsa & Ankomah

Mergers and Acquisitions considerations in Ghana’s upstream oil and gas industry

Ghana does not have a general competition or antitrust legislation. As a result, there is no general competition regulator that oversees merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions. M&A transactions are, therefore, subject to industry..

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Baker McKenzie

South Africa: Green hydrogen policy - a rapidly growing timeline of important developments

As an essential component of South Africa’s energy transition, the production, transport, storage and use of green hydrogen, has been the subject of numerous policy updates and public and private sector commitments in the country, especiall..

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Webber Wentzel

Spotlight on Zambia - New Dawn government undertakes various reforms to attract private sector investors

​​​The Zambian government is prioritizing administrative reform and tackling the ease of doing business to stimulate investment in energy and mining.

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Dentons Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

Recent developments in relation to land transactions and dealings

Historically, foreign investors have had to obtain Presidential Consent to transact in first and second row beach plots along the Kenyan coastline. Recognising that this requirement is unconstitutional, on 29 October 2021 the Environmental ..

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Punuka

Court Delivers Ruling on Pioneer Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA) in Nigeria

It is no longer news that the provisions of the new Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA), 2020, which repealed and replaced the erstwhile Companies and Matters Act (CAMA), 1990 introduced several innovations aimed at improving business o..

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Dentons Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

The Central Bank of Kenya's guidance on climate-related risk management: A critical step towards building business resilience

The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) recently published Guidance on Climate-Related Risk Management (the Guidance) for the banking sector and mortgage finance companies.

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ENSafrica

The Proceeds of Crime and Anti-money Laundering (Amendment) Bill 2021

The Proceeds of Crime and Anti-money Laundering Bill (the “Bill”) gazetted on 03 September 2021 seeks to amend the current Proceeds of Crime and Anti-money Laundering Act, 2009 (the “Act”). The Bill proposes to introduce a number of changes..

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