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The Franchising (Establishment) Bill 2022

On Tuesday, the 24th of January 2023, the Senate passed the Franchising (Establishment)Bill. The Bill seeks to create a legal framework for the operation of franchising (and other related matters) in Nigeria, in line with global best practices.

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Webber Wentzel

Is your business an accountable institution? Your 90 days are running

Towards the end of 2022, several amendments and proposed changes to the structure of South Africa's anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist regime were implemented. Amongst these was the inclusion of several new items to the list of entiti..

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Afriwise and Legal Interact join forces

The collaboration will see Afriwise and Legal Interact team to market each other solutions and products and provide in-house legal teams and legal practices in Africa with more integrated solutions. Afriwise is..

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Kaplan & Stratton

The Draft Privatization Bill 2023

We are writing to update you on the recent publication of the draft Privatization Bill which was made available for public participation. The bill, if passed, will replace the current P rivatization Act, 2005. The objective of the bill is to provide a revised regulatory f..

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Zambia: New insurance law takes effect

On 23 December 2022, the long-awaited Insurance Act, 2021 (new Act) came into force following the issuance of Commencement Order No. 83 of 2022 by the Minister of Finance and National Planning, Dr Situmbeko Musokotwane.

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New sector targets could compel the mining sector to walk the walk on diversity, equity and inclusion

With South Africa being one of the most diverse countries on the African continent, equity and inclusion are critical to the future of every sector in its economy. For the mining sector in particular, failure to achieve equity of the workplace could come with greater puni..

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JuristConsult Chambers

Let’s talk about Data Protection

The Data Privacy Day or Data Protection Day is celebrated globally and in Mauritius every 28th January and this year marks the 17th edition of this celebration. On this day, awareness is raised on the right to the ..

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Moira Mukuka Legal Practitioners

Zambia’s Mining Sector – Anticipated Regulatory and Institutional Reforms Following the Launch of New Mining Policy

The Ministry of Mines and Minerals Development (the “Ministry of Mines“) in November 2022 unveiled the National Mineral Resources Development Policy (2022-2027) (the “Policy“), a comprehen..

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Afriwise strikes new strategic partnership agreement with Law Business Research

Afriwise is pleased to report a new strategic partnership with Law Business Research, the parent company of Lexology.  The partnership will focus on sharin..

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