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The Capital Markets and Securities (Corporate and Subnational Sukuk Bonds) Regulations, 2023

The regulations aim to regulate and provide guidance for Sukuk business operations in the United Republic of Tanzania, including supervisory mechanisms, operational standards, and disclosure requirements, with the broader goal of diversifying alternative financing product..

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Kenya’s Privatisation Bill 2023 is now law

On 9 October 2023, the Privatisation Bill 2023 was assented to by Kenya’s President William Ruto to repeal and replace the Privatisation Act which was passed in 2005. The implementation of the new legislation commenced on 27 October 2023.

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MMAKS Advocates

The Uganda Court of Appeal has upheld that employers can terminate employees without reason by providing notice or payment in lieu of notice

Court of Appeal; Civil Appeal No. 182 of 2021; Stanbic Bank (Uganda) Limited vs Nassanga Saphinah Kasule


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Goldsmiths Solicitors

Termination of Employment in Nigeria: Legal Considerations for Employers

Like in all common law jurisdictions, relationships between employers and employees in Nigeria are primarily governed by their contracts of employment and any applicable employment laws for the time being in force. Contracts of employment would typically deal with issues ..

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Nigeria | Mandatory Expatriate Quota Returns Submission Through The Federal Ministry Of Interior Ecitibiz Website

The Nigerian Federal Ministry of Interior (‘FMI’) has mandated that all companies holding expatriate quota positions file their monthly returns through the FMI’s Official Website (e-CITIBIZ) effective November 8, 2023.

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Axis Finance Act Series 2023 – Discover Employment Rights Updates in the Finance Act

The Finance (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2023 ("The Act") introduces key changes to the Workers’ Rights Act 2019 establishing a progressive framework that addresses the evolving needs of the workforce. The Key changes are highlighted in this video.

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Jackson, Etti & Edu

Corporate Affairs Commission: Full Application of Penalties for Failure to File Annual Returns by Companies and Recovery of Penalties Against Company Directors and Officers

On the 2nd of November 2023, the Corporate Affairs Commission (‘CAC’) issued a circular notifying Companies of the statutory requirement to file annual return every financial year. The circular was prompted by the fact that several Companies are non-compliant with t..

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Webber Wentzel

The anticipated legislative overhaul to existing maternity and parental leave provisions: Frequently Asked Questions

In a recent judgment, the High Court has ruled that all classes of parents (birthing parents, adoptive parents and surrogacy commissioning parents) should be afforded a collective four months of parental leave. In this judgment, the High Court has proposed, among ot..

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The Petroleum Supply (Amendment) Bill, 2023: Anti-competitive or not?

The Petroleum Supply (Amendment) Bill, 2023 (“the Bill”) that seeks to amend the Petroleum Supply Act, 2003 was tabled before Parliament for the first reading on 31 October 2023. The Bill aims to do the following:

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