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Sal & Caldeira Advogados

New Regulations on Public Procurement

The procurement for public works, supply of goods and services from public entities has been undergoing constant changes over the years. Decree Law no. 48817 of 19 February 1969, applicable to Mozambique through Ordinance 555/71 of 12 October (Regulation of Works and Supp..

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A Lender’s Duty of Care while exercising the Power of Sale

The Daily Nation published a newspaper article on 21st March 2023 which has elicited much concern, especially from lenders on the issue of guarantees as security for a debt, with financiers worrying that guarantors, who are supposed to be a fallback when a loan goes bad, ..

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President Ruto Announces the Introduction of Various Tax Legislative Changes

The American Chamber of Commerce Business Summit was held on 29 and 30 March 2023 in Nairobi. The objective of the Business Summit was to provide a strategic platform for strengthening two-way trade and investment between the US and East Africa though unleashing the power..

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Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

Q&A on the Employment Equity Amendment

President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed into law the Employment Equity Amendment Act 4 of 2022. The Act amends the Employment Equity Act of 1998 (Act 55 of 1998) with new measures to promote diversity and equality in the workplace. The effective date is yet to be proclaimed ..

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South Africa: New reporting requirements regarding beneficial ownership in relation to trusts

South Africa is introducing new rules regarding the disclosure of beneficial ownership of assets as part of the measures to address its laws regarding anti-money laundering and the combatting of terrorism financing.

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MMAN Advocates

Fintech regulation in Kenya

According to the Economic Survey Report of 2022[1], the value of output from the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Sector rose by 6.9% from USD 4...

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Goldsmiths Solicitors

Trademarks in Nigeria: Registration, Infringement and Enforcement

A Trademark is a unique sign or mark that distinguishes the goods and services of one business from another. A mark can either be a device, brand, heading, label, ticket, name, signature, word, letter, numeral, or any combination thereof. Most businesses, companies or org..

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Bentsi-Enchill, Letsa & Ankomah

Parliament Passes the Growth and Sustainability Levy Bill, 2022

Parliament on 31 March 2023 passed the Growth and Sustainability Levy Bill, 2022 (the Bill). The Bill, which shall come into force following presidential assent and publication in the Gazette, seeks to introduce a new levy, the Grow..

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Sabinet and Afriwise Partner to Simplify Compliance for Businesses in Africa

The collaboration is set to make compliance across Africa easier and more accessible – responding to a top concern of global corporate leaders.

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