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AI regulation and policy in Africa

A number of African jurisdictions have taken steps to address the unique policy challenges posed by rapid pace of development in artificial intelligence (AI), with various African countries implementing AI strategies, others still in the process of consultation with stake..

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A review of the draft Nigerian Not-For-Profit Governance Code 2023

The Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria recently released an exposure draft of the Nigerian Not-For-Profit Governance Code, 2023 and called for input from the public on the proposed Code. The proposed Code is the outcome of deliberations of the Technical Working Group ..

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South African Climate Change Bill 2023

On October 24, 2023, a significant milestone was achieved in South Africa's environmental policy when the National Assembly approved the Climate Change Bill. The version adopted will now be presented to the National Council of Provinces for further review and for signing ..

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Lending against collateral – why should collateral value matter for banks/financial institutions?

The last couple of years have seen significant progress in the appreciation of the basic principles that lay the foundation for sound lending practices and the integrity of the financial services sector. The banking industry is one of the main drivers of the country..

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A review of the Business Facilitation Act and its impact on the Companies and Allied Matters Act 2020

The Business Facilitation (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (the “Act”) became law when, on 14 February 2023, the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, signed the bill passed by the Senate in December 2022. The Act is a legislative brainchild of the..

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