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Changes To Capital Market Regulations

The Cabinet Secretary Finance recently gazetted the Capital Markets (Whistleblower Regulations) 2022 to give effect to the amendments to the Capital Markets Act (the Act) in 2018 by setting up a framework for the payment of rewards to whistleblowers. The  amendmen..
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Werksmans Attorneys

Illegal mining, the ‘zama zamas’ and the Law

In July 2022, the Minister of Finance and Planning (Minister) published the Income TaxIllegal mining is a critical challenge in the South African mining and minerals industry.

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Bowmans

Tanzania: Income tax and value-added tax on electronic services – Regulations

In July 2022, the Minister of Finance and Planning (Minister) published the Income Tax (Registration of Non-Resident Electronic Service Providers) Regulations 2022 (Income Tax Regulations) and the Value Added Tax (Registration of Non-Resident ..

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KN Law

The Physical Planning Regulations

On November 26, 2021 the Cabinet Secretary for Lands and Physical Planning gazetted various regulations (the “Regulations”) under the Physical and Land Use Planning Act, 2019 (the “Act”) and they include:

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ENSafrica

The ‘double jeopardy’ of illegal and fraudulent gold transactions in Ghana

About 10 years ago, a potential client from abroad requested legal assistance in a gold transaction with local traders in Ghana. From the story the potential client told and the fake-looking documents they had received from the local traders, it was obvious that we had be..

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Moira Mukuka Legal Practitioners

Net-Metering - A Game Changer for Zambia's Electricity Sector

In a progressive move, the Energy Regulation Board (“ERB”) has published the draft Net-Metering Regulations (the “Draft Regulations”), which will allow electricity consumers who generate their own electricity, using renewable energy technologi..

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Bowmans

South Africa: Information Regulator publishes a new prescribed form to be used in the event of a security compromise

Last week the Information Regulator published a prescribed Security Compromise Notification Form (Form) in terms of section 22 of the Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013 (POPIA).

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Templars

Nigeria’s Imposition of Excise Tax on Phone Calls, Text Messages and Data Usage – Implications on Businesses

Taxation is not just a tool to generate revenue for the government. It is also deployed to encourage businesses, fight social vices, lift majority of the citizenry out of poverty, and, overall, balance social and economic needs of the society. When a country focuses its a..

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Webber Wentzel

Legal considerations relating to electronic meetings

As more companies convene virtual shareholders’ meetings post-pandemic, they need to follow certain procedures to avoid falling foul of the Companies Act.

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