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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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ENSafrica

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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Bowmans

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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Sal & Caldeira Advogados

Amendments to the Competition Law Regulations and Organizational Statute of the Competition Regulatory Authority

We hereby inform the business community and other interested parties about two recent innovations in the competition legal framework in the country.
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Webber Wentzel

Tax consequences of riot insurance payments | Tax Chronicles

​Businesses that are able to claim from the South African Special Risks Insurance Association (Sasria) for damage to premises or equipment from the July 2021 unrest need to be aware of the tax implications of payouts.

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Clyde & Co.

Tanzania Companies Act: New deadline for submission of the information in relation to beneficial owners

This briefing highlights the recent extension by the Minister of Industry and Trade (the Minister) of the deadline for submission of beneficial ownership information to the Registrar of Companies (the Registrar).

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ǼLEX

Pan African Payment and Settlement System Launch: a new dawn for cross border financial transactions in Africa

On 13th January 2022, the Pan African Payment and Settlement System (PAPSS) platform was launched by the Africa Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), in collaboration with African Union (AU) and African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).

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KN Law

The Public Private Partnership Act, 2021

The Public Private Partnership Act, 2021 (the Act) which came into effect on December 23, 2021 provides for the participation of the private sector in the financing, construction, development, operation or maintenance of infrastructure or de..

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MDR Advogados

New Statute for the Competition Regulatory Authority of Mozambique

Decree no. 96/2021, of 31 December, approved the new Statute of the Competition Regulatory Authority (CRA) of Mozambique.

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