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AXIS

How “worthy” is “worth it"?

“Worthiness” is commonly defined as “the quality of deserving respect or attention.” In the eyes of a financial institution, onboarding or maintaining an ongoing business relationship with a high-net-worth customer is “worth it” – but is it always “worthy”? Warren Buffet ..

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AXIS

A Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) has been signed between the Republic of Mauritius and the Republic of Angola

In its strategy to remain the trampoline jurisdiction of choice for the African continent Mauritius’ government cabinet of August 19 took note of the public declaration..

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AXIS

Setting up a Fund in Mauritius

Investment funds might be shying away from the limelight in the wake of spurring innovative financial instruments, but they continue to remain a popular choice for investors and target companies alike. There is indeed a common consensus between start-ups and well-establis..

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Orison Legal

Finance Bill 2022 – An overview for businesses

On 22 July 2022, the Cabinet approved the introduction of the Finance (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2022 into the National Assembly. The object of the Bill is to provide for the implementation of the measures announced in the Minister of Finance's Budget Speech 2022-202..

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Bowmans

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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