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N. Dowuona & Company

Ghana's legislative year in review, 2021

This year saw the enactment of the following significant sector specific legislation:

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ALP East Africa

New Proposed Amendments Under the Succession (Amendment) Bill, 2021

The Succession (Amendment) Bill, 2021 seeks to accord equal rights between men and women under the succession law in terms of domicile, property, residential holdings, maintenance, guardianship, etc. and address the lacuna in the law in the aftermath of the 2007 decision ..

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Fasken

Expropriation without compensation – it is not the end of the road and is still on the table

In a significant development in the land reform debate, the National Assembly on 7 December 2021 failed to pass a resolution to amend the South African Constitution to specifically allow land expropriation without compensation. The failure to adopt the constitutional amen..

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Bowmans

Kenya: Nairobi Securities Exchange Published ESG Disclosures Manual

Over the past few years, increasing attention has been given to how environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) issues impact investment decisions. Many socially responsible investors have moved away from purely focusing on financial performance and short-term ga..

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Clyde & Co.

Tanzania year in review 2021

As the year draws to a close, we provide a summary of sector-specific legislative changes that occurred in 2021.

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Goldsmiths Solicitors

Legal Recap for the Year 2021

2021 was an incredibly busy and exciting year in the Nigerian legal and regulatory landscape. There were major and far-reaching changes in the legal and regulatory frameworks relating to Oil and Gas, FinTech, Banking and Finance, etc. There were also some very brave and l..

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KTA Advocates

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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