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Breakthrough Attorneys

Tax law update: What next for Tanzanian taxpayers with suppliers in South Africa

The Court of Appeal of Tanzania has recently made another landmark decision on the interpretation of the Agreement for Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with respect to Taxes o..

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Webber Wentzel

A minefield of taxes lies ahead for crypto asset transactions

​​A gain on the disposal of crypto assets may be taxed as either revenue or capital, in line with the same income tax rules that apply to the disposal of shares or unit trusts.


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The Implications of Nigeria’s Refusal to Endorse the OECD/G20 IF Digital Tax Deal

The internet has simplified communication and eradicated distance; however, it has also brought its own challenges. While the generation of remote income has expanded to continents where companies have neither presence nor jurisdiction, the controversy of digital ta..

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MDR Advogados

Legal alert: Mozambique: First Infringement Decisions of the Competition Regulatory Authority

The Competition Regulatory Authority of Mozambique (CRA) became operational early in 2021 and has since been receiving regular merger notifications. However, there was no public knowledge of antitrust investigations initiated by the CRA until the last few days, when the C..

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Mozambique’s vast hydro-power project could create a regional energy hub

Mozambique is a scenic country in southeastern Africa and its capital, Maputo, is the commercial and cultural centre. The country is rich in natural resources, is biologically and culturally diverse, it has a tropical climate, and its beautiful beaches are an importa..

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Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

Reprieve for non-deposit-taking microfinance businesses as the high court temporarily exempts them from the Central Bank of Kenya (Digital Credit Providers) Regulations

On 7 December 2021, the President signed into law the Central Bank of Kenya (Amendment) Act of 2021 (Act) that grants the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) powers to regulate digital credit providers.

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Setting up a Fund in Mauritius

Investment funds might be shying away from the limelight in the wake of spurring innovative financial instruments, but they continue to remain a popular choice for investors and target companies alike. There is indeed a common consensus between start-ups and well-establis..

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Webber Wentzel

South African energy crisis: the practical implications of the government's proposed interventions

On 25 July 2022, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the Government's intention to implement various "bold, courageous and decisive action[s] to close the electricity gap" in South Africa and bring an end to loadshedding. We un..

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Spoor & Fisher

Heir entitled: death, wills, and intellectual property legacies

Death and taxes are inevitable, but how do intangible assets such as trade marks, copyrights and other forms of intellectual property and their related income streams, transfer to heirs in a deceased person’s estate?

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