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Dentons Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

The data protection regulations, 2021: Key points to note

The Kenya Data Protection Act, 2019 (the “DPA”) entered into force on 25th November 2019 marking a significant milestone with respect to the protection of personal data in Kenya.

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KN Law

An Overview of Electronic Signing in Kenya

The constant progression of technology through innovations continues to revolutionize how people live and work. One key technological development is the emergence of electronic signatures (e-signatures) and advanced e-signatures. The use of these in place of written signa..

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MDR Advogados

Competition Law Regulation: amendments to the merger notification thresholds

Decree no. 101/2021, of 31 December 2021, recently made public, amends the Competition Law Regulation, approved by Decree no. 97/2014, of 31 December 2014, in particular concerning the jurisdictional thresholds for prior notification of concentrations to the Competition R..

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Mandatory vaccinations in the workplace: SA’s CCMA hands down an important decision

South Africa’s primary dispute resolution body, the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (“CCMA”) has issued its first award in respect of an employee refusing to vaccinate in the face of the employer’s mandatory vaccination policy.

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Aluko & Oyebode

A Review of Nigeria’s Climate Change Act, 2021

On 18 November 2021, President Muhammadu Buhari signed into law the Climate Change Bill 2021 following the passing of the bill by the Senate just a month earlier on 13 October 2021.


The Climate Change Act 2021 (the “Act”) has been described as one o..

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Orison Legal

Virtual Asset and Initial Token Offering Act 2021

The Virtual Asset and Initial Token Offering Services Act 2021 passed by the National Assembly on 10 December 2021 and gazetted on 16 December 2021, empowers the Financial Services Commission (the “FSC”) to regulate and supervise virtual asset service providers (“VASPs”) ..

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Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

A retrospective on the Economic Freedom Fighters’ involvement in labour matters

The imposition of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has become a common occurrence in the South African workplace. The Labour Court has, however, already taken a strong stance against the EFF in two..

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Trade liberalization in Africa and arbitration clauses in cross-border agreements

The African Continental Free Trade Area or AfCFTA”, launched last year in terms of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement, created the la..

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Kenya PPP Directorate to Become the Key Driver of PPP Projects in Kenya: A Detailed Look at Kenya’s New PPP Law

Public private partnerships have long been proposed as the answer to Kenya’s ever-widening infrastructure gap.

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