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Grey-listing looming as South Africa rushes to meet tight deadline

It has been a little over a year since the Financial Action Task Force (“FATF”), an international initiative established to combat money laundering published..

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Aluko & Oyebode

The National Health Insurance Authority Act, 2021

The National Health Insurance Authority Act (the “Act”) was passed by the National Assembly in 2021 and assented to by President Muhammadu Buhari in May 2022, thus, launching a drive for an inclusive health care system in Nigeria.

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Moira Mukuka Legal Practitioners

Budget 2023 | Carbon Finance: Regulation for Zambian Carbon Market in the Pipeline

Carbon trading has gained momentum in recent years with demand being driven by businesses in developed countries with high carbon emissions seeking to offset their carbon footprint through the purchase of carbon credits from voluntary ..

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IKM Advocates

Several sections of The NSSF Act Cap 45 of 2013 declared unconstitutional

On 19 September 2022, the Employment and Labour Relations Court declared several sections of the National Social Security Fund Act Cap 45 of 2013 as unconstitutional, null and void in Petitions 38 of 2014 (consolidated with Petitions 34, 35, 49 and 50 of 2014) Kenya Tea G..

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All you need to know about the Data Protection Bill 2020 that will soon be passed into Nigeria law.

On the 26th of September 2022, the Chairman Senate Committee on Information Communication Technology (ICT) and Cybercrime, Yakubu Oseni at a one-day sensitization workshop on data protection noted that the Data Protection Bill (“Bill”) will be passed into law by the Natio..

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ESG and the rise of sustainable finance in Mauritius

As African countries grapple with the measures necessary to meet their nationally determined commitments (“NDCs”) under the Paris Agreement, it..

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Adams & Adams

New Mozambique Copyright Act

On 29 June 2022, the Assembly of the Republic approved the new Copyright Law of Mozambique, Law 9/2022. The new law came into force on 26 September 2022.

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Clyde & Co.

The Mining (State Participation) Regulations of 2022

The Government of Tanzania recently issued the Mining (State Participation) Regulations Government Notice Number 574 of 2022 (the SPR 2022) which directly impact every mining company or person holding a Mining Licence (ML) or Special Mining Licence (SML) in Tanzania. The ..

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Kenya: The Draft Kenya-China Double Tax Agreement

On 19 August 2022, the Cabinet Secretary to the National Treasury issued a Public Notice requesting for submission of comments on the draft Double Tax Agreement between the Government of Kenya and the Government of the People’s Republic of China. The request for commen..
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