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FB Attorneys

Various Tax Regulations Issued

  • Remission of Interest and Penalties Regulations revoked
  • VAT General Regulations amended
  • VAT Exemption Management Procedures Regulations promulgated

 

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N. Dowuona & Company

A Look at Ghana’s Right to Information Act

Government institutions are now obliged to provide information about governance to the public. Under the new Right to Information Act, 2019 (Act 989), a person who applies for information from a public institution is not required..

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ADCA

Personal data in Angola

Personal data protection in Angola is regulated by Law No. 22/11 of 17 June 11, the Personal Data Protection Law (LPDP), which determines the legal rules applicable to the processing of personal data. Various regulatory obligations related ..

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ENSafrica

Insolvency law takes a knock: A review of Roofings v Roko Construction

The High Court in Uganda has ruled that a petitioner for liquidation of a company must issue a statutory demand regardless of the grounds of the petition.

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Goldsmiths Solicitors

The Tax and Fiscal Regime under the Petroleum Industry Act 2021

In our third series examining the main provisions of the newly enacted Petroleum Industry Act (PIA), we consider some of the tax and fiscal provisions under the Act.

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Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

High Court rules that the Data Protection Act has a retrospective effect

The Government proposed to develop NIIMS by collating personal information from all Government agencies into one omnibus register that would then assign a single unique national identification number to all registered persons, for the purpo..

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FB Attorneys

90 Days to Disclose Beneficial Ownership

  • Grace period for compliance expires on 31 December 2021
  • Disclosure forms available online
  • Failure to comply amounts to an offence
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ǼLEX

AFCFTA – Settling and Clearing Payments in Africa through The Pan African Payment and Settlement System

On 1 January 2021 , a new era began in Africa with the commencement of trade under the African Continental Free Trade Area (“AfCFTA”) regime. The AfCFTA seeks to create a single market for goods and services facilitated by movement of..

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Templars

Attorney General of Rivers State vs. Federal Inland Revenue Service: A Review of the Pros and Cons of this Landmark VAT Decision

The recent decision in the case between Attorney General of Rivers State vs Federal Inland Revenue Service & Attorney General of the Federation by the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt rendered a groundbreaking decision on the..

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