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Bowmans

Tanzania: Privacy rights and image exploitation: An analysis of Tanzanian High Court Case

On 13 October 2023, the Commercial Division of the High Court of the United Republic of Tanzania considered an appeal centred on the right to privacy. Briefly, the Respondents in the appeal - 3 elite Tanzanian athletes - had filed Civil Case No 15 of 2021 in the Arusha Di..

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TNP

Sanctity of Arbitration Agreements: Important Lessons from The Supreme Court's Decision in NNPC V Fung Tai Engineering Company

In its recent decision in Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation v Fung Tai Engineering Company, the Supreme Court came out strongly in favour of arbitration by reaffirming the sanctity of arbitration agreements and the limits to the courts' intervention in arbitral proc..

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KN Law

What the Decision in Kingdom Bank Limited v Alice Wanja (2024) means for Commercial Banks

The High Court recently directed a local bank to reimburse a client who erroneously transferred funds to an account held with it. This decision will have far reaching implications on the duty of care borne by banks and payment service providers.

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MMAKS Advocates

Safeguarding Employers Trade Secrets: Insights from a Landmark Legal Case in Uganda

In the ever-evolving landscape of employment law, new frontiers continually emerge, posing dilemmas for employees and employers alike, especially in cross-border contexts. With the advent of the digital age, where company data is integral to business operations, instances..

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Trusted Advisors

Legality or otherwise of the order compelling Binance to release the list of Nigerian traders on its platform to EFCC

On the 19th of February 2024, Honourable Justice Emeka Nwite, sitting at the Federal High Court in Abuja, ordered one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, Binance to divulge information about all Nigerians using its trading platform to the Economic Financial C..

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ALN

Guidelines for Employment Termination on Medical Grounds

In Kenya’s dynamic employment landscape, terminating employees on medical grounds poses significant challenges for employers as employers must weigh between productivity and being sensitive in the face of medical incapacity. While the Employment Act, 2007 provides criteri..

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Bowmans

Mauritius: Landmark decision – The Supreme Court of Mauritius rules on priority of creditors in receivership case

The priority of creditors paid out of the proceeds of the sale of the assets of a company in receivership was recently addressed in the judgment of Heeralall N. v The Director-General, The Mauritius Revenue Authority 2024 SCJ 56. In this case, the order of p..

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MMAKS Advocates

Key arbitration caselaw developments in Uganda 2023-2024

With an increased number of post-arbitration rulings in applications seeking to set aside domestic awards or to resist the enforcement of foreign awards, the Arbitration Law landscape in Uganda continues to develop into a more comprehensive body of law. This article analy..

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Bowmans

Mauritius: Landmark decision – Supreme Court revives Square Rock Ltd despite dissolution

The judgment in this significant case highlights the evolving nature of corporate law and judicial interpretation. It also marks a significant milestone in Mauritian corporate law, reaffirming the judiciary's commitment to fairness and equity.

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