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Regulation of the Registration and Licensing of Intermediary Providers of Electronic Services and Digital Platforms Operators

Decree no. 59/2023, of October 27, which approves the Regulation on the Registration and Licensing of Intermediary Providers of Electronic Services and Digital Platforms Operators (Regulation), was recently published.

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Legal and commercial implications of the Electricity Act

The Electricity Act, 2023, (“the Act”) was signed into law by His Excellency, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, GCFR, on 6 June 2023. The Act was passed in light of the Federal Government’s initiatives to accelerate Nigeria’s energy transition process as well as consolidate th..

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Herbert Smith Freehills

The Department of Water and Sanitation calls upon the public to comment on the Draft National Water Amendment Bill (B – 2023)

On 17 November 2023 the Department of Water and Sanitation published the long overdue suite of proposed amendments to the National Water Act, 1998 (the Act). If the draft National Water Amendment Bill (B – 2023) (the Bill) is adopted..

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Revolutionising African Trade: Kenya Takes the Lead in Promoting PAPSS

As the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) advances through various negotiation phases, several stakeholders have introduced operational tools to facilitate its implementation. One of these tools is the Pan-African Payment and Settlement System (PAPSS), whic..

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Key considerations and compliance challenges as South Africa nears implementation of groundbreaking "Failure to Prevent Corrupt Activities Offence"

Arguably one of the most far-reaching recommendations of the State Capture Commission, the introduction of a failure to prevent corruption offence, is on the cusp of being introduced in South Africa. The Judicial Matters Amendment Bill (..

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Clyde & Co.

The Amendments to the Tanzania Carbon Trading Regulations, 2023

In 2022, the Government of Tanzania made a formal step towards the inclusion and promotion of carbon trading in Tanzania by issuing the Environmental Management (Control and Management of Carbon Trading Mechanisms) Regulations, Government Notice Number (G.N No.) 636 of 20..

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NDPC Issues Guidance Notice for Data Protection Compliance Audit Returns Filing

The Nigeria Data Protection Commission (“NDPC/the Commission”) has published a Guidance Notice prescribing the formalities for the data protection compliance audit returns (“CAR”) filing and other pertinent compliance requirements for data controllers moving forward (the ..

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A synergy of tech and expertise: Key insights from the "Shift the compliance mindset" webinar.

In today's corporate landscape, compliance has transcended its traditional role as a regulatory checkbox. It has emerged as a critical pillar defining an organization's ethical fortitude and strategic advantage.


Yet, 59% of compliance professionals ..

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Muvingi Mugadza

New Investment Regulations In Zimbabwe

The facilitation of investment and any matters related to investment in Zimbabwe are generally governed by the Zimbabwe Investment and Development Agency [Chapter 14:38]. Zimbabwe Investment and Development Agency (‘the Agency’) which was established by t..

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