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Uganda’s Fintech Eco-System: How Collaboration, Interoperability and Regulation can Facilitate an Inclusive and Robust Digital Economy

“Tempered by physical law, which adds a dash of necessity, chance becomes the creative force, the mover and shaker of our universe. All the beauty we see around us, from galaxies to sunflowers is as a result of this collaboration between chaos and necessity” – Peter M. Ho..

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AXIS and BLC Robert

The FSC issues the Financial Services (Robotic and Artificial Intelligence Enabled Advisory Services) Rules 2021

The Financial Services Commission, Mauritius (the “FSC”) is issuing the Financial
Services (Robotic and Artificial Intelligence Enabled Advisory Services) Rules 2021 (the
“Rules”) in line with the objectives of providing a conducive regulatory framework and
pr..

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CQ Legal

Ghana FinTech Startup Economy

Technological disruption in the financial services sector has opened a new marketplace in Ghana to establish fintech companies.

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ENSafrica

The regulation of open banking in South Africa

“Open banking” involves the use of an application programming interface (“API”) and open-source technology to allow third-party developers, such as fintechs, to access data traditionally held by banks and develop applications or services around such data.

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G. Elias & Co.

The Regulatory Framework of the eNaira

The Central Bank of Nigeria (the ‘’CBN’’) recently issued the Regulatory Guidelines on the
eNaira (the ‘’Guidelines’’). The Guidelines was issued pursuant to Section 19 of the Central
Bank of Nigeria Act, 2007 (“CBN Act”) and the Banks and Other Financial Institut..

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Pavestones

Regulation of Fintech in Nigeria: difference between MMOs, PSBs and MFBs

In our February 3, 2020 article, we had written on the differences between a Mobile Money Operator (MMO) license, a Payment Service Bank (PSB) license and a Microfinance Bank (MFB) license. The article was aimed at supporting Fintechs in determining which of the existing ..

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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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