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South Africa: Public procurement cast into uncertainty by Constitutional Court judgment

It is estimated that the South African Government spends almost ZAR 1 trillion per year through the public procurement system. This system has now been thrown into a state of uncertainty following a Constitutional court judgementRead More


Unbundling the PIA: host communities development

The host community development provisions in the Petroleum Industry Act 2021 (PIA) remain a focal topic of discourse amongst stakeholders in the Nigerian oil and gas industry. 

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Ghana: Governing law and jurisdiction clauses in cross-border facility agreements

Local entities are increasingly relying on foreign banks for debt financing to meet the capital requirements of their business. In lending to local entities, foreign lenders consistently require a res..

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Sal & Caldeira Advogados

Amendments to the Investment Law Regulation: The Issue of the Prior Authorization for the Transfer of the Investor's Position

The Law no. 3/93 of 24 July, Investment Law, is an extremely important legal instrument in our legal system, insofar as it is through this law that the desires of the gove..

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KN Law

Lending In Digital Currency: A New Financial Frontier for Borrowers and Lenders

At the end of last year, KN Law LLP broke ground in the financial world by acting for a borrower in a debt finance transaction in Stable Coin. Stable Coin is a crypto asset that aims to maintain a sta..

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Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

Changing perspective on central bank digital currencies in Kenya

The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) recently published a discussion paper on the feasibility of a central bank digital currency (CBDC). The CBDC is intended to be a sovereign ..

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Review Of The Real Estate (Regulation And Development) Bill 2021

On Wednesday, November 17, 2021, the Nigerian Senate passed the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill 2021 (the “Bill”).

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Interdicts against violent strikers: what does the future hold?

As strike season approaches, a recent decision handed down by South Africa’s Constitutional Court shows why it’s important for employers to identify (as far as possible) specific employees who engage ..

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Webber Wentzel

Controversial Films and Publications Amendment Act becomes operational

Many commentators are concerned that the recently introduced Films and Publications Amendment Act designed to address the dangers of the online world, raises some internet censorship concerns.

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