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Kenya: Nairobi Securities Exchange Published ESG Disclosures Manual

Over the past few years, increasing attention has been given to how environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) issues impact investment decisions. Many socially responsible investors have moved away from purely focusing on financial performance and short-term ga..

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Clyde & Co.

Tanzania year in review 2021

As the year draws to a close, we provide a summary of sector-specific legislative changes that occurred in 2021.

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Goldsmiths Solicitors

Legal Recap for the Year 2021

2021 was an incredibly busy and exciting year in the Nigerian legal and regulatory landscape. There were major and far-reaching changes in the legal and regulatory frameworks relating to Oil and Gas, FinTech, Banking and Finance, etc. There were also some very brave and l..

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KTA Advocates

Uganda’s Fintech Eco-System: How Collaboration, Interoperability and Regulation can Facilitate an Inclusive and Robust Digital Economy

“Tempered by physical law, which adds a dash of necessity, chance becomes the creative force, the mover and shaker of our universe. All the beauty we see around us, from galaxies to sunflowers is as a result of this collaboration between chaos and necessity” – Peter M. Ho..

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AXIS and BLC Robert

The FSC issues the Financial Services (Robotic and Artificial Intelligence Enabled Advisory Services) Rules 2021

The Financial Services Commission, Mauritius (the “FSC”) is issuing the Financial
Services (Robotic and Artificial Intelligence Enabled Advisory Services) Rules 2021 (the
“Rules”) in line with the objectives of providing a conducive regulatory framework and
pr..

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CQ Legal

Ghana FinTech Startup Economy

Technological disruption in the financial services sector has opened a new marketplace in Ghana to establish fintech companies.

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ENSafrica

The regulation of open banking in South Africa

“Open banking” involves the use of an application programming interface (“API”) and open-source technology to allow third-party developers, such as fintechs, to access data traditionally held by banks and develop applications or services around such data.

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G. Elias & Co.

The Regulatory Framework of the eNaira

The Central Bank of Nigeria (the ‘’CBN’’) recently issued the Regulatory Guidelines on the
eNaira (the ‘’Guidelines’’). The Guidelines was issued pursuant to Section 19 of the Central
Bank of Nigeria Act, 2007 (“CBN Act”) and the Banks and Other Financial Institut..

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Pavestones

Regulation of Fintech in Nigeria: difference between MMOs, PSBs and MFBs

In our February 3, 2020 article, we had written on the differences between a Mobile Money Operator (MMO) license, a Payment Service Bank (PSB) license and a Microfinance Bank (MFB) license. The article was aimed at supporting Fintechs in determining which of the existing ..

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