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The Capital Markets and Securities (Investment-Based Crowdfunding) Guidelines, 2023

This article aims to highlight key changes brought forth by the Capital Markets and Securities (Investment - Based Crowdfunding) Guidelines (the Guidelines). The Guidelines came into force through Government Notice No. 732 of 2023 published on 13 October 2023, and apply t..

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Incentives for Domestic Production

Presidential Decree 213/23, of 30 October 2023, enacted a new “Legal Regime to Incentivize Domestic Production”. Highlights of the new regime:

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Adapt and Evolve - the Financial Services Commission of Mauritius issues Guidelines for Digital Signature

On 23 October 2023, the Financial Services Commission of Mauritius (FSC) issued guidelines on the use of digital signature (‘Digital Signature Guidelines’). One of the avowed aims of the Digital Signature Guidelines is to establish a high leve..

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Proposed Guidelines on the Approach to Public Interest in Merger Control

The Competition Commission (Commission) has published Draft Amended Public Interest Guidelines relating to Merger Control (Guidelines). The Guidelines are aimed at providing clarity to businesses and practitioners on the Commission’s approach to the assessment of the..

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Werksmans Attorneys

National Treasury sees the light regarding foreign employers

The latest feedback received from National Treasury regarding the proposal to require foreign employers to register for employees’ tax (Pay-As-You-Earn) has been significantly watered down but questions remain on the revised proposal.

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MDR Advogados

Registration of Virtual Asset Service Providers before the Mozambique Central Bank

It was recently published the Notice no. 4/GBM/2023, of 14 September (Notice), which approves the legal framework applicable to the registration of virtual asset service providers before the Mozambique Central Bank (Banco de Moçambique). This Notice, aims to com..

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Nollywood and Brand Synergy: A Product Placement Perspective

Product placement in Nollywood, the Nigerian film industry, presents a growing opportunity for brands and filmmakers. Acknowledged as a significant catalyst for brand recognition within the country, Vera Albino's analysis of this partnership also underscores the cri..

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BLC Robert

Mandatory Registration for Issuance of Debt Securities

Notable changes have been brought to the Securities (Preferential Offer) Rules 2017 (the Rules) by the Financial Services Commission (FSC), published on 16 October 2023 that you should be aware of.

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Error of Law on the Face of the Award – the Arbitration and Mediation Act 2023 Comes to the Rescue

This publication by Templars Partner, Adewale Atake, SAN, and Senior Associate, Orji A. Uka, highlights the transformative provision in the AMA regarding recourse against arbitral awards. It focuses on the defence of “error of law on the face of the award” and its e..

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