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Uganda: The Employment (Amendment) Bill 2022

The Employment (Amendment) Bill 2022 was re-tabled for First Reading before the Parliament of Uganda on 21 September 2022. The Bill seeks to amend the Employment Act 2006. Some of the highlights of the Bill follow below.

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Clyde & Co.

Tanzania: The Carbon Trading Regulations of 2022

The Government of Tanzania recently issued the Environmental Management (Control and Management of Carbon Trading) Regulations Government Notice Number 636 of 2022 (the Regulations). The Regulations apply to all carbon trading projects in Mainland Tanzania and are t..

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Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

Challenging the authority of management or merely seeking clarity: When does insubordination occur

Insubordination is the wilful failure or refusal to obey a lawful and reasonable instruction given by a superior. This is different from insolence, which is rudeness, cheekiness or disrespectful behaviour. The Labour Court in Independent Risk Distributors SA (Pty) Ltd v C..

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The scandal of food wastage: prepare for regulatory pressure

Worldwide, significant quantities of food are wasted at all points of the supply chain and across all commodities. At the retail level, large quantities of food are wasted due to quality standards that overemphasise appearance.

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The Regulatory Framework for Fintechs in Uganda

The Parliament of Uganda passed the National Payment Systems Act (the Act) in 2020 and a year later, the National Payment Systems Regulations 2021 (the Regulations) were passed to operationalise the Act. The objective of this regime is to cont..

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Sal & Caldeira Advogados

The Beneficial Owner under the New Commercial Code

The new Commercial Code, approved by Decree-Law no. 1/2022 of 25 May (the “New CCom"), in its article 99, establishes the obligation for the companies to have, and maintain updated, a registration with information on the identity of its ..

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An Appraisal of The Nigeria Data Protection Bill 2022

Since the issuance of the Nigeria Data Protection Regulation in 2019 (NDPR), stakeholders have clamoured for a more robust data protection instrument to adequately provide for the collection and processing of personal data in Nigeria. Consequently, there have been several..

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Cronjé Inc.

Affirmative Action Act compliance report herefrom required by small businesses

As from 15 September 2022 all employers with 10 or more employees are required to submit compliance reports in terms of the Affirmative Action Act.

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IKM Advocates

Give foreign investors more access to land in food-security goals

Secure property rights, efficient land ownership and use are the cornerstone of any modern economy. Kenya has kept up with global trends in recognizing the fundamental role that land plays in sustainable economic growth and has made efforts ..

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