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Anjarwalla & Khanna
President Uhuru Kenyatta, through a special Gazette Notice No. 3076 published on 29 March 2021 (the Gazette Notice), appointed a taskforce primarily assigned with undertaking a comprehensive review...
On 9 April 2021, Kenya published a gazette notice that amends the National Information Communications and Technology ("ICT")
PwC Nigeria
Section 26 of the FIRSEA was also amended to mandate taxpayers to grant the FIRS access to relevant information in the taxpayers' devices or cloud computing facilities.
The Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) is currently under deliberation for passage at the National Assembly after the numerous setbacks to its enactment since 2007.
On 31st December, 2020, President Muhammadu Buhari signed the Finance Bill, 2020 (now Finance Act) into law.
Resolution Law Firm
The Land Use Act 1978, which was enacted to ease and control the administration of the land system in Nigeria is the fulcrum for land policy in Nigeria
Resolution Law Firm
The guidelines for the licensing and regulation of Payment Service Bank (PSB) license are provided by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). Payment Service Banks are banks
On 31st March 2021, the Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) issued a public notice, informing taxpayers that the deadline for filing annual returns for individual taxpayers and...
Franchising is becoming more popular globally and with more franchises getting established in Nigeria, it is important that franchisors adequately protect the underlying rights that give value...
South Africa
In the recent judgment of Divine Inspiration Trading 205 (Pty) Limited and another v Katherine Gordon and 2 others, the Western Cape High Court found, in essence, that the rules of court override...
Employers who suspect that employees are guilty of misconduct often appoint forensic investigators or legal practitioners to investigate whether such misconduct exists.
The South African Supreme Court of Appeal ("SCA") recently delivered judgment in the matter of FirstRand Bank Limited v The Spar Group Limited. The SCA held that:
The Information Regulator has published a Guidance Note on Application for Prior Authorisation, in order to guide responsible parties who are currently or intend to process personal information that is subject to prior authorisation.
This is a story about a large company getting a trade mark dispute wrong, with some valuable lessons to be learned along the way.
United Arab Emirates
Hassan Elhais
Bouncing of Cheques is witnessed as the incessant complication confronted by the people of UAE. The criminal act is defined under the provisions of criminal law and it can result into penalties...
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
The Abu Dhabi Global Market ("ADGM") has introduced a regulatory framework governing the appointment of Company Service Providers ("CSPs") by special purpose vehicles ("SPVs") and foundations.
Gowling WLG
The 13th April 2021 is the first day of Ramadan. Ramadan is the holiest month in the Islamic calendar. It is a month of heightened spiritual devotion for Muslims across the world.
Unicase Law Firm
The active flow of foreign investments has become possible due to the pro-market reforms carried out since 2016 in Uzbekistan. Liberalization of the foreign exchange market...
С 1 Апреля 2021 года в Агентстве по интеллектуальной собственности при Министерстве юс
Since April 1, 2021 at the Intellectual Property Agency under the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Uzbekistan introduced a procedure for accelerated examination of applications for granting...
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