Mondaq Middle East & Africa: Finance and Banking
Ocorian
The Financial Services Commission of Mauritius (FSC) has become the latest financial regulator to sign the Marrakech Pledge,
Appleby
A fundamental question that arises during secured debt financing transactions is which type of security would provide the lender with more advantageous options vis-à-vis any other creditors of the obligor.
Ocorian
With a focus on sustainable growth, this year's Summit of the Francophone Institute of Financial Regulators (Institut Francophone de la Régulation Financière – IFREFI)
Appleby
This first edition captures new measures since 1 January 2019.
Ocorian
Mauritius is playing a pivotal role in facilitating investments with a social and environmental impact in Africa.
Banwo & Ighodalo
The Central Bank of Nigeria ("CBN") is the apex regulator of Nigeria's monetary and financial sectors and has statutory powers to issue regulations...
Genesis Analytics
For example, the regulations require PSBs to issue cards and install ATMs rather than giving them the option of a purely digital proposition.
TNP
The Nigerian banking sector is no stranger to mergers and acquisitions.
TNP
There is presently no single legislation regulating Fintech in Nigeria.
AELEX
Understandably, the Act exempts any income generated by the Trust Fund from income tax.
ENSafrica
A recent Ugandan High Court decision, Sendagire Stephen and Nanyombi Gladys v DFCU Limited, Kabiito Karamagi and Kirumira Godfrey Kalule HCCS No. 26 of 2008,
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
This is a move to increase control and regulation over what was a largely unregulated OTC derivatives market.
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
In the Symons case, the plaintiff invested R5 million into a property syndication with Sharemax Investments (Pty) Ltd (Sharemax) based on the advice of the defendant ...
Herbert Smith Freehills
On 12 September 2019, the South African Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) announced the conclusion of its investigations into Steinhoff International Holdings N.V. (Steinhoff).
ENSafrica
Africa Regulatory ENSight - Issue 9 Of 2019
Ligomarc Advocates
I have always left economics for the economists.
ENSafrica
According to recent media reports, a Presidential Policy Directive has been approved by Cabinet, prohibiting the mortgaging of government land leased to investors.
ENSafrica
The Bank of Uganda recently released the Financial Institutions (Islamic Banking) Regulations (the "Regulations"), which were gazetted on 2 February 2018.
ENSafrica
We set out below the key provisions of the REIT Regulations.
Dentons
In July 2014, Uganda joined the list of African countries that have implemented Public Private Partnership or "PPP" laws, by passing the Public Private Partnership Bill 2012 (the PPP Law).
Maples Group
Manuela Belmontes discusses how UAE-based corporates are raising capital through the Islamic capital markets and doing so using offshore SPVs.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Qualifying Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) entities, including special purpose vehicles, foundations and real estate investment funds
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Cabinet resolution number 31 of 2019 concerning economic substance requirements was recently published on the Ministry of Finance website.
Maples Group
Islamic finance has grown significantly over the past few years into an estimated US$2.4 trillion industry.
Hassan Elhais
It is a comfort, which is issued by the issuing bank to the beneficiary in whose favour the guarantee is issued to cover the losses if the principal debtor fails to abide by the terms
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Benchmac & Ince
Nigeria is unarguably one of the largest economies in the Sub-Saharan Africa
Deloitte Nigeria
President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the 2019 budget of the Federal Government of Nigeria into law. The Budget, which was signed on Monday, 27 May 2019,
Banwo & Ighodalo
The Central Bank of Nigeria ("CBN"), on June 6, 2018, issued the Regulations for Transactions with Authorized Dealers in Renminbi ("Regulations").
Primera Africa Legal
Nigeria's population of approximately 178 million citizens continues to rise and is expected to reach about 287 million by 2050.
Benchmac & Ince
Islamic finance is a financial system that is based on adherence to the Sharia or Islamic law.
AELEX
Understandably, the Act exempts any income generated by the Trust Fund from income tax.
Deloitte Nigeria
President Muhammadu Buhari provided a sneak peek into Nigeria's fiscal direction for 2019 on Wednesday, 19 December 2018, as he presented the 2019 Budget of the Federal Government of Nigeria ...
Andersen Tax LP
On 24 June 2019, the Nigerian President signed the Nigeria Police Trust Fund (Establishment) Bill ("Police Trust Fund Act" or "the Act") into law.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
Since the global financial crisis of 2007, several banking regulatory reforms have been instituted in a bid to increase trust in the Nigerian banking sector and maintain stability in the financial industry.
AELEX
Stanbic Ibtc Holding Plc had purchased a banking software, which it customised and sold to its South African parent company. The Software was subsequently licensed to the bank for an annual licence fee.
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