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The Supreme Court of Mauritius sets aside award on grounds of breach of domestic public policy

31 May 2019
BY Natasha Behary Paray AND Shrivan Dabee

This is the first time that the Supreme Court of Mauritius is granting an application for the setting aside of an award under section 39 of the IAA on grounds of public policy of Mauritius.
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Carbon tax becomes law on 1 June 2019

tax

30 May 2019

With the passing of the carbon tax into law, a price on carbon emissions is now a reality for the South African economy.
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telecoms and media in brief | issue 2

technology, media and telecommunications (TMT)

28 May 2019

telecoms and media in brief | issue 2
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Transfer of shares in a private company: misstep from the Supreme Court

corporate commercial

28 May 2019
BY Phillip Karugaba

The Ugandan Supreme Court has handed down a decision on the transfer of shares that is contrary to current law.
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Large-scale retrenchments: compensation as a remedy for procedural unfairness

employment

28 May 2019
BY Boris Mnyandu

A recent decision of the SA Constitutional Court considers large-scale retrenchment remedies under section 189A(13) of the Labour Relations Act
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tax in brief | issue 27

tax

28 May 2019

tax in brief | issue 27
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Africa Business In Brief

African regulatory and business intelligence

issue 306 | 26 May 2019

issue 306
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SARS publishes draft rules for the administration of the carbon tax

tax

21 May 2019
BY Mansoor Parker AND Pierre Botha

The draft rules are proposed to come into effect on 5 June 2019.
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Africa tax in brief

tax

21 May 2019
BY Celia Becker

The latest tax developments across Africa.
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The interaction between the debt reduction rules and other provisions of the Income Tax Act

tax

21 May 2019
BY Carmen Gers

How do these rules interact with other provisions of the Act?
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Extended scope of “electronic services”: new VAT frontier or Pandora’s box?

tax

21 May 2019
BY Annelie Giles

South Africa’s National Treasury has published revised Electronic Services Regulations, significantly expanding the scope of electronically supplied services that are subject to VAT.
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New decision may deprive commissioner discretion to refuse legal representation in CCMA and bargaining council arbitration proceedings

employment

21 May 2019
BY Carmen Abboy AND Irvin Lawrence

A recent landmark decision could see CCMA commissioners stripped of their discretion in granting legal representation for those involved in unfair dismissal disputes arising from misconduct or incapacity
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Mauritius’ Environment Land Use Appeal Tribunal delivers ground breaking fish farming project judgment

environment

21 May 2019
BY P. Maxime Sauzier , Stéphanie Sundanum-Sesmun , Thierry Koenig AND Valentine Mayer

This judgment is an important step in the development of environmental law in Mauritius.
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Directors' power to appoint

corporate commercial

21 May 2019
BY Nikhil Sham

Dealmakers
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Africa Business In Brief

African regulatory and business intelligence

20 May 2019

issue 305
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