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Navigating Crossroads: The Interplay of International Trends in African Fintech

The world of Fintech is a dynamic ecosystem, perpetually shaped by a nexus of global forces and regional peculiarities. 

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Werksmans Attorneys

Enforcement notice issued to Dis-Chem due to contravention of POPIA

The importance of compliance has once again been highlighted as the Information Regulator issued an Enforcement Notice to Dis-Chem Pharmacies Ltd (“Dis-Chem“) on 1 September 2023 for non-compliance with the Protection of Personal In..

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The Climate Change Amendment Bill is now law

On 1 September 2023, President William Ruto assented to the Climate Change (Amendment) Bill (National Assembly Bill number 42 of 2023), which amends the Climate Change Act, Number 11 of 2016.

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Sal & Caldeira Advogados

Publication of the New Labour Law

We hereby inform the business community and other interested parties that the new Labour Law, Law no. 13/2023, of 25 August, has been published in the Official Gazette on 25 August 2023. 

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The Beneficial Ownership Register: implementing the Financial Action Task Forces recommendations on money laundering and terrorism financing in Nigeria

Section 119 of the Companies and Allied Matters Act (“CAMA”) 2020, in conjunction with the Persons with Significant Control Regulations (“PSC Regulations”) 2022, requires companies, Limited Liability Partnerships (“LLPs”), and by extension, foreign exempted companies unde..

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Amendment to the Foreign Exchange Regulations

In a significant development, the Foreign Exchange Regulations, initially published in May 2022, have undergone crucial amendments through the Foreign Exchange (Amendment) Regulations, 2023, published on 1 September 2023 via Government Notice ..

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Afriwise’s fusion of legal minds and data science takes top honours at the African Legal Awards 2023

Afriwise received the Innovation Award at the prestigious African Legal Awards 2023, hosted by Law.com International. The award recognizes how Afriwise transforms legal practice with the fusion of AI-based cognitive computing capabilities and a vast proprietary legal data..

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Mineral Rights Acquisition in Ghana: Local vs. Foreign Company Perspectives

Ghana’s mining sector ranked 6th globally in gold production and held the position of Africa’s top producer from 2018 to 2021. The industry significantly contributes to the country’s GDP, attracts foreign investment, and acts as a primary tax source. The transition from s..

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Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

Crypto fraud: Judge grants service, through NFTs, on unknown defendants

Cryptocurrency is yet another revolutionary invention in the online world. However, with innovation comes uncertainties, particularly in the legal field. This innovation requires us, like it, to redefine the parameters set in the past in the name of advancement. For..

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