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Regulations in respect of the Portable Gratuity Retirement Fund published

10 Mar 2020
BY Natasha Behary Paray AND Shrivan Dabee

From April 2020, Mauritian employers will need to set up private pension schemes for their employees
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Lock-outs: tit for tat or just tat?

employment

10 Mar 2020
BY Devon Jenkins

The facts in the decision of the Labour Court provide an interesting illustration of the interaction between a strike and a lock-out.
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A snapshot of Rwanda’s tightened financial crimes laws

10 Mar 2020
BY Dieudonné Nzafashwanayo AND Eustache Ngoga

The Parliament of Rwanda recently passed two key laws to counter money laundering, the financing of terrorism and the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction
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Kenya’s new Companies (Beneficial Ownership Information) Regulations

10 Mar 2020
BY Mahesh Acharya AND Faith Chebet

A 2019 amendment to the Kenyan Companies Act, 2015 introduced a requirement for every company to keep a register of its beneficial owners and submit a copy within 30 days
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tax in brief | issue 43

tax

10 Mar 2020

tax in brief | issue 43
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Expect US to fight 'free ride' on drug prices

tax

09 Mar 2020
BY André J Maré

A recent report published by the White House Council of Economic Advisers on drug pricing in the US has put the cost of medicine and poor people's access to it back in the spotlight on a global scale
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Will asset sale attract capital gains or income tax?

tax

09 Mar 2020
BY Peter Dachs

It is important to determine whether the proceeds from the disposal of an asset are subject to capital gains tax or to income tax.
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Ugandan court rules on interest during tax dispute

tax

09 Mar 2020
BY Celia Becker

Ugandan court rules on interest during tax dispute
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More protection for small businesses and HDPs

competition/anti-trust

09 Mar 2020
BY Tayla Theron AND Aidan Scallan

On February 13, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the promulgation of certain significant sections of the Competition Amendment Act, 2018
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Africa Business In Brief

issue 342 | 08 Mar 2020

issue 342
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South Africa: COVID-19 | limiting your risk

employment

06 Mar 2020
BY Samantha Bonato AND Lauren Salt

In light of the first Coronavirus case being confirmed in South Africa yesterday
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Africa regulatory ENSight - issue 2 of 2020

African regulatory and business intelligence

04 Mar 2020

Africa regulatory ENSight - issue 2 of 2020
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Greta Thunberg – not quite as passionate about trade marks

intellectual property (IP)

03 Mar 2020
BY André J Maré

She has been in the news again, this time in the context of trade marks
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Amazon, counterfeits and memes: online IP developments

03 Mar 2020
BY Delene Bertasso

Amazon is apparently the world’s most valuable brand, and is one that plays an increasingly important role in our lives
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Dealing with workplace problems: choose wisely

employment

03 Mar 2020
BY Nils Braatvedt

When dealing with a workplace issue, an employer should be careful to identify the problem in question correctly so that the appropriate steps are taken
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