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A commentary on the Bank of Uganda (Central Bank) guidelines

05 May 2020
BY Donald Nyakairu

On 14 April 2020, the Bank of Uganda issued guidelines on credit relief and loan restructuring measures for Supervised Financial Institutions (“SFIs”) during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
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South Africa: Urgent court applications relating to COVID-19 regulatory framework at mines

mine and occupational health and safety

05 May 2020
BY Willem le Roux AND Warren Hendricks

On 17 April 2020 and 20 April 2020, consecutive urgent court applications were launched by the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union.
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Africa Business In Brief

issue 350 | 03 May 2020

issue 350
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South Africa: Coronavirus (COVID-19): how to avoid vicarious liability for data protection breaches by employees in an online environment during lockdowns

technology, media and telecommunications (TMT)

28 Apr 2020
BY Era Gunning AND Jessica Steele

The UK’s highest court recently ruled that Morrisons,  a supermarket group,  was not vicariously liable for the criminal act of an employee with a grudge who leaked the payroll data of about 100 000 members of staff.
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ENSafrica: Coronavirus (COVID-19) legal update

Coronavirus (COVID-19) issue 4 | 28 Apr 2020

issue 4
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When should the Labour Court intervene in a retrenchment process?

employment

28 Apr 2020

Economists predict that the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic will lead to retrenchments on an unprecedented scale on the back of an already weak economy.
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telecoms and media in brief | issue 12

28 Apr 2020

telecoms and media in brief | issue 12
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tax in brief | issue 44

28 Apr 2020

tax in brief | issue 44
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Africa Business In Brief

issue 349 | 26 Apr 2020

issue 349
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South Africa: Update to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) TERS and tax treatment of C19 TERS Benefit

employment

24 Apr 2020
BY Lauren Salt AND Arnaaz Camay

Many employers will still require assistance from the COVID-19 C19 TERS. However, what are the tax implications of these TERS benefits?
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ENSafrica: Coronavirus (COVID-19) legal update

Coronavirus (COVID-19) issue 3 | 21 Apr 2020

issue 3
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Africa tax in brief

tax

21 Apr 2020
BY Celia Becker

The latest tax developments across Africa
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South African crypto asset regulatory framework proposed

tax

21 Apr 2020
BY Megan McCormack AND Jo-Paula Roman

The Crypto Assets Regulatory Working Group (“CAR WG”) of the Intergovernmental Fintech Working Group (“IFWG”) has released its long-anticipated position paper on crypto assets.
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The phasing-out of LIBOR: a helpful guide to the “must-have” features of contractual fall-back language

banking and finance

21 Apr 2020
BY Deborah Carmichael

Market participants are undertaking significant work to prepare for a transition away from the London Interbank Offered Rate (“LIBOR”).
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South Africa: Coronavirus (COVID-19) and privacy concerns in your school

technology, media and telecommunications (TMT)

21 Apr 2020
BY Era Gunning AND Wilmari Strachan

In light of the declaration of a National State of Disaster as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, it is now likely that schools and further learning institutions in South Africa will remain closed for the foreseeable future
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