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Angola | Regulation of the Video-Surveillance Law

Law 2/2020 of 22 January (the “VideoSurveillance Law”) establishes the legal framework applicable to the authorisation, installation and use of video-surveillance systems for capturing, recording and processing images and sound. The law is based on a fundamental not..

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KTA Advocates

Kampala Protocol: What you need to know about the Protocol on the voluntary registration of copyright and related rights

The Protocol on voluntary registration of copyright and related rights is the fifth Protocol to be administered by ARIPO. It aims to ensure that creatives benefit from their works and are commercially incentivised- through copyright to create more and explore new markets...

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Anjarwalla & Khanna

Guidelines for Preparation of Procedures for Prevention of Bribery and Corruption

The Attorney General on 7 October 2021 issued guidelines (the Guidelines) to assist public and private entities in the preparation of procedures for the prevention of bribery and corruption pursuant to the Bribery Act..

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Clyde & Co.

Financial Institutions in Tanzania have the right to claim outstanding loan balances from borrowers after mortgaged properties sale

The Tanzanian Court of Appeal has put forward a judgement in relation to the right of financial institutions to claim the outstanding loan balance from borrowers after sale of the mortgaged properties. We take a closer look at this scenario, specifically after the l..

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Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie

Finance Act 2021 – Major Highlights

The Finance Act 2021 (“FA 2021”) was signed by President Muhammadu Buhari on the 31st of December 2021 and took effect on the 1st of January 2022. The primary objective of the Act is to implement the 2022 Federal Budget of Economic Growth and Sustainability by amending 13..

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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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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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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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