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Clyde & Co.

Banking in Tanzania: New Measures to Promote Credit to the Private Sector

The Bank of Tanzania has recently issued a public notice on the policy measures to promote credit to the private sector and lower interest rat..

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ENSafrica

Terminating Probationary Contracts Without a Hearing Declared Unconstitutional by Kenyan Courts

The Employment and Labour Relations Court at Nairobi has declared section 42(1) of the Employment Act unconstitutional. This section allows employers to terminate an employment contract duri..

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ENSafrica

Can Employers Dismiss Their Off-duty Employees for Taking Part in Looting?

With looting and violence continuing unabated in many parts of South Africa and with the reams of video footage depicting the brazenness of the looters, the question on many employers’ minds..

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Bowmans

Uganda: The National Climate Change Bill, 2020 – Some Take Homes for Corporates

On 27 April 2020, the Parliament of Uganda unanimously passed the National Climate Change Bill, 2020 (Bill). The Bill now awaits presidential assent to be..

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MawereSibanda

Analysing the Pensions and Provident Funds Bill against the Current Challenges in the Insurance and Pensions Sectors

The Pensions and Provident Funds Act [24:09] has been in force since 1st July 1976. Throughout the course of time, the Insurance industry has seen dynamic changes financ..

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Bowmans

A New Era for Industrial and Mining Power Consumers

President Ramaphosa’s announcement on 10 June 2021 that the registration threshold for self-generation facilities is to be raised from 1MW to 100MW, will unlock significant opportunities for the private sector and should assist in introduci..

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ǼLEX

Investing in Marginal Fields: Key Considerations for Financiers

It is no longer news that the winners of the ‘2021 Marginal Field’ bid round (hereinafter referred to as grantee(s)) have emerged. As grantees and potential financiers contemplate how to raise capital and the means of raising capital for th..

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BLC Robert & Associates

The Intricacies of the Revamped Mauritian AML CFT Framework

Over the past year or so, legislative reform in the Anti-Money Laundering and Combatting the
Financing of Terrorism (“AML CFT”) sphere has been a common occurrence. The regulatory landscape has witnessed multiple amendments to the Financ..

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ǼLEX

Appointment of Directors in Ghana: The New Regime

Directors have a fiduciary duty to their companies as they hold positions of trust and confidence and as a result,  have an obligation to act in good faith and in the company’s best interests.

 

Ghana’s new Com..

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