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Vieira de Almeida & Associados

Accession of Angola to the Washington Convention (ICSID Convention)

The National Assembly of Angola has approved Angola’s accession to the Convention for the Settlement of Disputes arising from Foreign Investment Contracts between States and Nationals of Other States concluded in 1966 and otherwise known as ..

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Webber Wentzel

Managing mental health issues in the workplace

Managing mental health related issues in the workplace can be difficult. Employers should manage employees with mental health related issues carefully and fairly, working with, rather than against, employees with mental health related issues. This may alleviate the need t..

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FB Attorneys

Chief Justice Issues Remote Proceedings and Electronic Recording Rules

In a bid to continue ensuring speedy disposal of cases, harnessing use of technology and making justice more accessible, and efficient, His Lordship the Chief Justice has issued the Judicature and Application of Laws (Remote Proceedings and Electronic Recording) Rul..

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Pavestones

eNaira - The Future of Digital Currency in Nigeria?

On the 5th day of February 2021, the Central Bank of Nigeria (“CBN”) instructed banks and other financial institutions to refrain from dealing with cryptocurrency (a digital currency) and facilitating payment for cryptocurrency exchanges. With this, various crypto-b..

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ǼLEX

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 platforms have had to contend with ..

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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 prompt decisions that guarantee..

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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 sets out the key amendments
mad..

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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 the country, and also repealed ..

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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 Insurance Fund (NHIF) to facilitate and de..

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