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The Anti-Counterfeit (Recordation) Regulations and the Anti-Counterfeit (Amendment) Regulations, 2021

The Anti-counterfeit Act, Number 13 of 2008, (“the Act”) was amended through the Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act Number 18 of 2018 (the Amendment Act)..

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Resolution Law Firm

Overview of Product Liability in Nigeria

The Nigerian product liability law, as it currently stands, is still anchored on the fault-based principle as formulated in the case of Donoghue v Stevenson.


For a product liability claim, a claimant must be able to prove the following elements of n..

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Webber Wentzel

No Doge-ing the Tax Bill on Cryptocurrency Transactions

Have you (i) sold your cryptocurrencies (crypto); (ii) exchanged one crypto for another crypto; (ii) purchased goods and services using crypto; (iii) mined or forked for crypto; (iv) received staking rewards in crypto; (v) ..

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Wrongfully Suspending Performance of a Construction Contract – When a Contractor Will Not Be Liable for Repudiatory Breach

Non-payment in construction projects could be extremely frustrating for the contractor. The contractor’s frustration is further heightened where the contract..

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Clyde & Co.

Banking in Tanzania: New Measures to Promote Credit to the Private Sector

The Bank of Tanzania has recently issued a public notice on the policy measures to promote credit to the private sector and lower interest rates, as part of its drive to spur..

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Terminating Probationary Contracts Without a Hearing Declared Unconstitutional by Kenyan Courts

The Employment and Labour Relations Court at Nairobi has declared section 42(1) of the Employment Act unconstitutional. This section allows employers to terminate an employment contract during the probationary period, with..

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Can Employers Dismiss Their Off-duty Employees for Taking Part in Looting?

With looting and violence continuing unabated in many parts of South Africa and with the reams of video footage depicting the brazenness of the looters, the question on many employers’ minds is whether, if spotted looting ..

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Uganda: The National Climate Change Bill, 2020 – Some Take Homes for Corporates

On 27 April 2020, the Parliament of Uganda unanimously passed the National Climate Change Bill, 2020 (Bill). The Bill now awaits presidential assent to become law. Below we examine what ..

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Analysing the Pensions and Provident Funds Bill against the Current Challenges in the Insurance and Pensions Sectors

The Pensions and Provident Funds Act [24:09] has been in force since 1st July 1976. Throughout the course of time, the Insurance industry has seen dynamic changes financially and administratively witho..

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