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Africa Business In Brief

issue 318 | 21 Aug 2019

issue 318
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Uganda: Restriction on mortgage of land leased to investors by government

20 Aug 2019
BY Rachel Musoke AND Sheila Pacuto

According to recent media reports, a Presidential Policy Directive has been approved by Cabinet, prohibiting the mortgaging of government land leased to investors.
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Africa Business In Brief

issue 317 | 20 Aug 2019

issue 317
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tax in brief | issue 33

tax

20 Aug 2019

tax in brief | issue 33
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Africa tax in brief

tax

13 Aug 2019
BY Celia Becker

The latest tax developments across Africa
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Africa regulatory ENSight - 8 of 2019

African regulatory and business intelligence

07 Aug 2019

Africa regulatory ENSight - 8 of 2019
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Uber’s biggest competitor patents rider DJ system

intellectual property (IP)

06 Aug 2019
BY Hugo Biermann

Lyft, Uber’s biggest competitor in the US, recently obtained a patent for a “driver jukebox system” that allows a rider to be the DJ when using a ride-hailing service.
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Motion trade marks, multimedia files and keeping up

intellectual property (IP)

06 Aug 2019
BY Ferosa-Fae Hassan

Clearly, trade mark laws and offices will need to adapt to cope with the new branding reality, as indeed will trade mark lawyers.
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Are you an influencer? Then you may well need to be a follower …

fintech

06 Aug 2019
BY André J Maré

Brand owners who make use of social media influencer campaigns are advised to take note of the ARB Regulations when designing their campaigns.
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The finance of brands

intellectual property (IP)

06 Aug 2019
BY Gaelyn Scott

Marketing should always be seen as an investment rather than a cost, once you know the value of your brands you can better manage them and monitor the effectiveness of the investment
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Uganda: copyright in the national anthem

intellectual property (IP)

06 Aug 2019
BY Phillip Karugaba AND Tracy Kakongi

The issue of who holds the copyright in national anthems is not one that comes up much, but it is one that the Ugandan Court of Appeal recently had to consider.
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Africa Business In Brief

06 Aug 2019

issue 316
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tax in brief | issue 32

tax

06 Aug 2019

tax in brief | issue 32
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Africa tax in brief

tax

30 Jul 2019
BY Celia Becker

The latest tax developments across Africa
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telecoms and media in brief | issue 4

technology, media and telecommunications (TMT)

30 Jul 2019

telecoms and media in brief | issue 4
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