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Anti-Money Laundering Act to be amended

The Government has tabled the Anti-Money Laundering (Amendment) Bill of 2022 in the National Assembly.

 

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Banwo & Ighodalo

Patents And Designs (Repeal And Re-Enactment) Bill, 2021: Introduction Of Utility Model Certificates

In April 2021, the House of Representatives introduced the Patents and Designs (Repeal and Re-Enactment) Bill (the “PD Bill”), 2021 which seeks to overhaul the Patents and Designs Act 1971 that currently provides for the protection of Patent and Design rights, albeit inad..

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Moira Mukuka Legal Practitioners

Green and Sustainable Finance in Zambia

The devastating effects of climate change, such as severe floods and droughts, have become noticeably frequent in Zambia. There is no doubt that finance plays a critical role in catalyzing the required behavioural change desired to fight climate change. It has been argued..

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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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ENSafrica

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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