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Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

Crypto assets: Current and future tax and exchange control considerations

Crypto assets are a young and boisterous part of the current financial landscape. Recent developments point to crypto assets becoming an entrenched, although still volatile, part of the global financial system. A prime exam..

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Fasken

Enhanced protection for financial customers: Proposed amendments to the 2017 Policyholder Protection Rules

The Financial Sector Conduct Authority (“FSCA”) has announced certain proposed amendments to the Policyholder Protection Rules (“PPRs”) for both life and non-life insurance. 

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Kampala Associated Advocates

Reviewing The Conflicting Legal And Institutional Framework For Sacco’s In Uganda

In Uganda, Savings and Credit Co-operatives (SACCOs) have for a long time been part of the Cooperative movement and regulated under the Ministry of Trade and Cooperatives. However, ..

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AXIS and BLC Robert

The Finance Act 2021 Series Part 3 – Business Vehicles

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. This segment of the joint Axis and BLC Robert Finance Act series set..

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MMAN Advocates

The Collateralisation of Intellectual Property Rights

The Moveable Property Security Rights Act, 2017 provides for the registration of security rights in moveable properties. Prior to 2017, individuals and entities with no tangible assets had difficulty in accessing cr..

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N. Dowuona & Company

Ghana's New Insurance Act, 2021 (Act 1061)

Parliament recently passed the Insurance Act, 2021 (Act 1061) to replace the Insurance Act, 2006 (Act 724) and to provide for the regulation and supervision of the insurance market. Act 1061 creates three main licence categories under which ..

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ENSafrica

How does the indoor management rule in company law apply in Uganda?

The indoor management rule is a common principle, codified in Ugandan law. However, recent decisions from courts have applied the rule inconsistently, and have been a cause of concern as to what reliance can be placed on a company resolution by a party contracting w..

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Clyde & Co.

Doing business in Tanzania: New legislative developments

In this article, we summarise the key legislative amendments made by the Written Laws (Miscellaneous Amendments) (No.2) Act of 2021 (the 2021 Written Laws) which became operational on 14 July 2021. These changes may directly or indirectly impact investors and locals..

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SchoemanLaw

Can You Be Held Liable For Your Social Media Posts?

For many people social media has provided a safe space to voice their opinions without the fear of being judged or ridiculed. It has allowed people to exercise their right to freedom of expression on a public platform amongst like-minded people. Although, many peopl..

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