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Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

An analysis of the new amendments to the Retirement Benefits Act

The Retirement Benefits Act 3 of 1997 (Retirement Benefits Act) is an act that establishes the retirement benefits authority and provides for the rules and guidelines that employers should comply with and employees should be aware of, with respect to retirement benefits s..

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AVM Legal Network

Legal Regime of the Tax Identification Number

The Presidential Decree nr. 245/21, of October 4, regarding the Legal Regime of the Tax Identification Number, currently in force, aims, among others, to broaden the taxpayer base, establishing the procedures regarding the attribution, composition, obligatory mention, use..

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ENSafrica

ESG Objectives | The European Parliament gets serious about obligatory supply chain due diligence investigations

On 10 March 2021, the European Parliament adopted a resolution “EU Resolution” and issued recommendations including a draft directive “EU Directive” in respect of the corporate due diligence and accountability of undertakings with business activities in the EU. Once the E..

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Templars

Climate Change And Energy Transition: Is Nigeria on Course With Its New Climate Change Act 2021

The year 2021 will remain historic as the year in which Nigeria made unprecedented and spirited efforts towards the reform of its energy sector through various legislative and policy initiatives.

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Anjarwalla & Khanna

Legal Alert | CBK’s Guidance on Climate-Related Risk Management to Enhance Business Resilience

Introduction


Considerable attention has been directed at climate change and its impact on the environment in recent years. At a global level, this attention resulted in the Paris ..

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KSMO Advocates

Uganda: The National Climate Change Act, 2021

The release of the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report this year makes it more obvious than ever that countries must radically and rapidly cut greenhouse gas emissions in order to avoid the most dangerous consequences of climate change. Of param..

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Templars

Right to Be Forgotten: TEMPLARS Successfully Defends Google

26 October 2021, a High Court (HC) sitting in Lagos, in a landmark judgment, dismissed a claim for the enforcement of the right to the erasure of personal data, privacy rights and other fundamental rights against Google LLC.

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Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

The beginning of an era: Certain sections of South Africa’s Cybercrimes Act have commenced and here’s what you need to know

There is no denying that rapid technological advancements and the use of various software, applications and data storage mechanisms have changed the way South Africans conduct themselves in business and on a personal level. These often indispensable technologies have expo..

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MawereSibanda

What employers should expect with the changes in Zimbabwean labour laws with the advent of 2022

Over the past decade, Zimbabwe’s Labour laws have been evolving in a bid to meet the changes in the modern economy. One of the major developments include the Labour amendment bill 2021 which has been of major interest among Zimbabweans. This article seeks to highlight key..

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