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Navigating East Africa’s Data Protection Framework: A Guide for Investors in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania

The number of data protection laws in Africa has more than doubled in the last decade, and a third of these laws were passed in just the last five years. Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania have each adopted data protection legislative frameworks modelled on the European Union’s ..

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KTA Advocates

Article 6 of the Paris Agreement and the Carbon Market in Uganda

This article examines the implementation of Article 6 of the Paris Agreement in Uganda, emphasizing the country’s unique geography, climate vulnerability, and the development of its carbon market. Highlighting Uganda’s commitment to international climate treaties, the art..

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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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ENS

The Supreme Court of Uganda clarifies indoor management rule does not apply when the law prescribes specific procedure

The indoor management rule is that a person dealing with a company in good faith is entitled to assume that the corporate acts provided for in the company’s documents have been properly and duly performed in compliance with its articles and bylaws. The rule is codified un..

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ENS

A raft of new public procurement regulations in Uganda

A wave of fraud-related public procurement scandals has gripped the nation in recent years. Allegations of fake tenders and false representations by imposters have plagued the procurement cycle, becoming a frequent feature story in the news. The Public Procurement and Dis..

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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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Katende, Ssempebwa Advocates

Competition Law Alert: Uganda passes the Competition Act 2023

Uganda’s arduous journey to a domestic general competition law regime that started 20 years ago in 2004 has culminated in the passing of the Competition Act 2023. The Act has the stated objective of promoting and sustaining fair competition in markets in Uganda as well as..

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KTA Advocates

Navigating Uganda’s New Competition Landscape: A Guide to the Competition Act 2023’s Key Developments and Implications

Uganda’s long-awaited Competition Act, 2023 was assented to by H.E Yoweri Kaguta Museveni on 6 February 2024, and marks a significant step towards establishing a comprehensive competition legal regime in the country. This article aims to provide an overview of the major c..

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MMAKS Advocates

New trademark regulations 2023

The Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs has issued new Trademark regulations “Trademark Regulations S.I No. 85 of 2023” which regulations are to take effect today the 2nd of February 2024. The new Regulations are primarily a consolidation of Trademarks Regulati..

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