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Mauritius: 20 years of The Companies Act – what’s next

2021 marked the 20th anniversary of the Mauritian Companies Act 15 of 2001, which was approved in May 2001 and enacted by Parl..

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BLC Robert & Associates

The FSC brings welcomed changes to its recently issued Guidelines for Issue of Corporate and Green Bonds in Mauritius

On 23 December 2021, the Financial Services Commission (‘FSC’) published the Guidelines for Issue of Corporate and Green Bonds in Mauritius (‘Guidelines’). The purpose of the Guidelines is to supplement the Guide for the Issue of Sustainable Bonds in Mauritius issued by t..

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JuristConsult Chambers

The electronic edition of enactments published on the web portal of the Attorney-General’s Office recognised as the official text of those enactments

The Revision of Laws Act 1974 was amended by the Revision of Laws (Amendment) Act 2022; the latter came into operation on 6 April 2022. The Revision of Laws (Amendment) Act 2022 adds a new section 4B which provides for the recognition of electronic revised editions of law..

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Adams & Adams

Mauritius: Industrial Property Regulations 2022 promulgated and Industrial Property Act 2019 enters into force on 31 January 2022 and increase to Official fees

On 31 January 2022, the previously promulgated Industrial Property Act, 2019 was proclaimed and came into force in Mauritius. The Industrial Property Regulations 2022, made under the Act, also came into force on 31 January 2022.
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BLC Robert & Associates

Virtual Asset and Initial Token Offering Services – New regulatory regime

With the coming into operation of the Virtual Asset and Initial Token Offering Services Act 2021 (the “Act”) on 7 February 2022, Mauritius is seeking to become a jurisdiction of choice for investors to conduct business in virtual assets. This Act comes at an opportune tim..

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Bowmans

Mauritius de-listed – the way forward

2022 has kicked off on a positive note for Mauritius as it no longer features in the non-compliant jurisdiction lists of any international supervisory bodies.

On 7 January 2022, the European Parliament and the European Council delisted Mauritius from the EU List o..

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Spoor & Fisher

New IP legislation comes into force in Mauritius

In 2019 the Mauritian authorities published new IP legislation, the Industrial Property Act 2019. It has now been announced that the legislation is anticipated to come into force in February 2022.

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Orison Legal

Virtual Asset and Initial Token Offering Act 2021

The Virtual Asset and Initial Token Offering Services Act 2021 passed by the National Assembly on 10 December 2021 and gazetted on 16 December 2021, empowers the Financial Services Commission (the “FSC”) to regulate and supervise virtual asset service providers (“VASPs”) ..

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AXIS and BLC Robert

The FSC issues the Financial Services (Robotic and Artificial Intelligence Enabled Advisory Services) Rules 2021

The Financial Services Commission, Mauritius (the “FSC”) is issuing the Financial
Services (Robotic and Artificial Intelligence Enabled Advisory Services) Rules 2021 (the
“Rules”) in line with the objectives of providing a conducive regulatory framework and
pr..

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