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Analysing the Pensions and Provident Funds Bill against the current challenges in the Insurance and Pensions sectors

The Pensions and Provident Funds Act [24:09]

The Pensions and Provident Funds Act has been in force since 1st&..

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A new era for industrial and mining power consumers

President Ramaphosa’s announcement on 10 June 2021 that the registration threshold for self-generation facilities is to be raised from 1MW to 100MW, will unlock significant opportunities for the private sector and should assist in introduci..

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Investing in marginal fields: key considerations for financiers

It is no longer news that the winners of the ‘2021 Marginal Field’ bid round (hereinafter referred to as grantee(s)) have emerged. As grantees and potential financiers contemplate how to raise capital and the means of raising capital for th..

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The intricacies of the revamped Mauritian AML CFT framework

Over the past year or so, legislative reform in the Anti-Money Laundering and Combatting the
Financing of Terrorism (“AML CFT”) sphere has been a common occurrence. The regulatory landscape has witnessed multiple amendments to the Financ..

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Appointment of Directors in Ghana: The New Regime

Directors have a fiduciary duty to their companies as they hold positions of trust and confidence and as a result,  have an obligation to act in good faith and in the company’s best interests.

 

Ghana’s new Com..

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Tax Appeals Tribunal (Amendment) Bill, 2021

The Tax Appeals Tribunal (Amendment) Bill, 2021 (‘the Bill’) proposes to amend the Tax Appeals Tribunal Act, 2013 (‘TAT Act, 2013’) to facilitate the expeditious disposal of tax disputes at the Tax Appeals Tribunal (‘the Tribunal’).

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An Overview of the 2021 Tax Amendments

The President of the Republic of Uganda has assented to the Income Tax (Amendment) Act 2021, the Value Added Tax (Amendment) Act 2021, the Excise Duty (Amendment) Act 2021, the Tax Appeals Tribunal (Amendment) Act 2021, the Tax Proced..

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