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Spoor & Fisher

Kenya: Important Developments Regarding Anti-counterfeiting

Kenya has had anti-counterfeiting legislation for many years. The Anti-Counterfeiting Act No. 13 of 2008 creates severe penalties for counterfeiting, with prison terms of up to 15 years. The legislation also makes provision for a dedi..

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Bowmans

Mauritius: New Tax Treaty with Lesotho

The double taxation agreement (DTA) that was signed by Mauritius and Lesotho on 2 March 2021 entered into force on 7 June 2021. The new DTA replaces the DTA entered into between the two countries in 1997...

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Goldsmiths Solicitors

The New Central Bank of Nigeria Regulatory Framework and Guidelines for Mobile Money Services in Nigeria

On 9th July 2021, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) released a single-document circular, setting out the framework and guidelines for the operations of Mobile Money Services in Nigeria (the Guidelines and ..

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Webber Wentzel

New Law Facilitates Large-Scale Private Power Generation in South Africa

On 10 June 2021, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced a significant step in further reforming South Africa's electricity sector to achieve a stable and secure suppl..

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MawereSibanda

“No Jab, No Job” – Can an Employer Force Employees to Get Vaccinated?

The government of Zimbabwe has undertaken to have every eligible Zimbabwean vaccinated by end of August 2021. However, the government has acknowledge one major resistance, it cannot force everyone to be vaccinated hence it has revised..

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CFL Advocates

The Anti-Counterfeit (Recordation) Regulations and the Anti-Counterfeit (Amendment) Regulations, 2021

The Anti-counterfeit Act, Number 13 of 2008, (“the Act”) was amended through the Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act Number 18 of 2018..

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Resolution Law Firm

Overview of Product Liability in Nigeria

The Nigerian product liability law, as it currently stands, is still anchored on the fault-based principle as formulated in the case of Donoghue v Stevenson.

 

For a product liability claim, a claimant must be able ..

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Webber Wentzel

No Doge-ing the Tax Bill on Cryptocurrency Transactions

Have you (i) sold your cryptocurrencies (crypto); (ii) exchanged one crypto for another crypto; (ii) purchased goods and services using crypto; (iii) mined or forked for crypto; (iv) received..

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ǼLEX

Wrongfully Suspending Performance of a Construction Contract – When a Contractor Will Not Be Liable for Repudiatory Breach

Non-payment in construction projects could be extremely frustrating for the contractor. The contractor’s frustration is furth..

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