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Requirements for dealing in Foreign Securities in Nigeria and the role of the Regulators

There has been a lot of interest in the activities of investment technology companies (investment tech) as some of them have been utilising platforms offering securities of foreign companies to investors in Nigeria. However, these pla..

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TripleOKLaw

Privacy Regulation On The Internet Of Things (IoT)

Internet of Things is generally understood as the connection of electronic objects and devices to the internet.  For businesses to enjoy lower operating costs, improved communication and efficiency, increased productivity through..

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AXIS and BLC Robert

The Finance Act 2021 Series Part 2 – Employment: Key Legislative Amendments

The Finance (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2021 was gazetted on 05 August 2021 and
it brings into force a number of amendments to the legislations in Mauritius. The second
segment of the joint Axis and BLC Robert Finance Act series se..

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MawereSibanda

Assessing the concept of Special Economic Zones – 5 years down the line

On 7th February 2020, the Zimbabwe government gazetted the much anticipated Zimbabwe Investment and Development Agency Act [Chapter 14:37]. The Act was introduced in order to promote and facilitate investment in..

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Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

Universal health care coverage and compulsory registration

Parliament adopted the National Hospital Insurance Fund (Amendment) Bill 2021 (Bill), which was gazetted on 11 May 2021. The principal object of the Bill is to enhance the mandate and capacity of the National Hospital Insuranc..

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Bowmans

Uganda: High Court issues landmark decision on industrial design infringement

On 28 June 2021 the High Court of Uganda rendered a landmark decision inMigoo Industrial and Trading Company (U) Limited v Rida International Industry (U) Limited (Civil Suit 0359/2019). Plaintiff Migoo had sued defendant Ridafor infringeme..

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Vieira de Almeida

Mozambique: Amendments to the Civil Code

 
Decree-Law No. 2/2021, of 9 August - Amends articles 377, 714, 875 and 1143 of the Civil Code, approved by ..
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ENSafrica

National Treasury set to limit assessed tax losses: agricultural and mining sectors among those industries to bear the brunt

The National Treasury (“NT”’) published its draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill with accompanying Explanatory Memorandum on 28 July 2021 (the “draft Bill”). By now it is well known that the dra..

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Scanlen & Holderness

The fundamentals of corporate rescue proceedings in Zimbabwe

Corporate rescue means proceedings to facilitate the rehabilitation of a company that is financially distressed. The concept of corporate rescue was introduced into our Zimbabwean law by the enactment of the Insolvency Act [chapter 6:07] (h..

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