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Anjarwalla & Khanna
This has led to multiple micro-lenders investing in Kenya's credit market in response to the growth in demand for quick loans.
Anjarwalla & Khanna
The Finance Act, 2020 (the Finance Act) was assented to by President Uhuru Kenyatta on 30 June 2020 to make amendments to a raft of laws in Kenya, including the Income Tax Act (CAP 470)...
Juristconsult Chambers
Alternative Investment Funds Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Mauritius, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
AXIS Fiduciary Ltd
The Mauritius Ministry of Financial Services and Good Governance of Mauritius ("MFSGG") has issued a Communique on 01 October 2020 confirming that the EU List of High-Risk Third Countries...
The Financial Services Commission (Commission) has issued revised guidelines on ‘fitness and propriety' (Guidelines) to supersede its ‘Guide on Fitness and Propriety' issued on 9 June 2020
AXIS Fiduciary Ltd
The Financial Services Commission, Mauritius (the "FSC") is established under the Financial Services Act 2007 (the "FSA") and is mandated to regulate the non-bank financial services sector...
AXIS Fiduciary Ltd
We are pleased to share with you an article from the Managing director of Axis fiduciary Ltd, Mr. Assad Abdullatiff, on the implications with regards to the Global business sector following the insertion of Mauritius on the European Union blacklist.
The Financial Services Commission (Commission) has issued the Financial Services (Investment Banking) (Amendment) Rules 2020, the Financial Services (Administrative Penalties) (Amendment)
There are several government agencies regulating various sectors of the Nigerian economy. Most of these regulatory agencies are creation of statutes which usually specify their functions, powers and general mode of operations.
Andersen Tax LP
Modern banking as we know it, has been around for a very long time. It started with prototype banks (merchants) that gave grain loans to farmers; and traders who sold goods between cities around 2000 BC in Assyria, India, and Sumeria.
Resolution Law Firm
There are various land documents in Lagos relevant to buying a house in Lagos Nigeria.
Andersen Tax LP
The Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mr. Muhammad Nami, recently disclosed that ₦66 billion was recovered from stamp duties between January and May 2020.
Pavestones Legal
Recent reports by the Securities and Exchange Commission show that there has been an increase in the total net asset value of CIS in Nigeria, from N782.64 billion in May 2019, to N1.322 trillion in May 2020.
South Africa
Adams & Adams
A mortgage bond is registered when an owner of immovable property uses the property as security to raise funds from a bank or other financial institution.
Adams & Adams
The nationwide lockdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has had a major effect on people's daily activities. Under Level 5 (from 26 March to 1 May 2020)
The recent controversial decision in Ham Enterprises v Diamond Trust Bank (U) and Diamond Trust Bank (K) Ltd has shaken up Uganda's banking and finance sector, with many foreign lenders demanding...
On Friday, 11 September our Pro Bono Department hosted a webinar panel discussion providing a simple guide to liquidation and business rescue - how, why and when.
On 7 October 2020, the High Court of Uganda issued a ruling (Decision) in M.A No. 64 of 2020; Ham Enterprises Uganda and Others v Diamond Trust Bank (U) Ltd and Diamond Trust Bank (K) Limited...
United Arab Emirates
Hassan Elhais
It is certainly an arduous exercise and shocking to ascertain the overall impact of coronavirus on the life of the individuals
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On 1 June 2020, Federal Law No. 4 of 2020 on Securing Rights over Moveable Assets (the "New Law") of the United Arab Emirates (the "UAE") came into effect...
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