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South Africa: Mine Health and Safety Act, 1996 – new guideline published related to COVID-19

mine and occupational health and safety

19 May 2020

On Monday, 18 May 2020, GN. 280 of 2020 was published in Government Gazette No. 43335.
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Mauritius: companies in financial difficulty and the COVID-19 (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 2020

18 May 2020
BY Anne Sophie Lenette

Due to the global Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and its effects on the Mauritian economy, on 15 May 2020, the Government of Mauritius enacted the COVID-19 (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2020 (the “Act”)
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Mauritius: You’ve got time – grace period introduced for compliance and expired EIA licences

18 May 2020
BY Valentine Mayer , Najah Abdullah Ahmed , Celine Bellouard AND Diptee Kutowaroo

The amendments brought to the Environment Protection Act, 2002 (“EPA”) under the COVID-19 (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 2020 (the “Act”) mainly concern the implementation of temporary measures in view of the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact.
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Mauritius: the COVID-19 (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2020, Bank of Mauritius Act and Public Debt Management Act – extreme measures to sustain the economy.

18 May 2020
BY Adrien Wong , Nashenta Vuddamalay Zindel AND Chavi Gonpot

The global Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has created a major worldwide economic disruption and companies and corporations are facing unprecedented challenges.
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Mauritius: the regulatory impact of Covid-19 on the financial services industry

18 May 2020
BY Anushka Baurhoo , Caroline Leclézio AND Sanjhana Woochit

As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic unfolds, financial institutions and regulatory authorities around the world have responded positively by introducing unprecedented measures to alleviate financial and economic impact.
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Mauritius: landmark changes to key provisions in employment law due to COVID-19

18 May 2020
BY Deepti Bismohun , Natasha Behary Paray , Shrivan Dabee AND Valentine Mayer

The COVID-19 (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 2020 has brought about certain amendments to key aspects of employment legislation in Mauritius in an attempt to alleviate the adverse economic effects of the recent pandemic on employers
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Mauritius: key taxation implications of the COVID-19 Act

18 May 2020
BY Shrivan Dabee AND Yashna Munbauhal

On 15 May 2020, the COVID-19 (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 2020 (the “COVID-19 Act”) was adopted by Mauritian Parliament.
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Africa Business In Brief

issue 352 | 17 May 2020

issue 352
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Shipping: ground-breaking disclosure and preservation of evidence interim order granted amidst COVID-19 curfew

shipping, ports and logistics

15 May 2020
BY Thierry Koenig AND Vanesha Babooa-Bissonauth

The Judge’s interim order undoubtedly opens the door to other similar applications to be entered into.
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COVID-19 in Uganda: never let a good crisis go to waste

12 May 2020
BY Phillip Karugaba AND Sarah Nantume

Uganda’s response to the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has been impressive given the results that have been achieved.
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South Africa: further extension of time for B-BBEE submissions and filings during the lockdown

broad-based black economic empowerment (B-BBEE)

12 May 2020
BY Parusha Desai Valodia

The B-BBEE Commission has published a notice on extensions for B-BBEE submissions.
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South Africa: Litigating during level 4

dispute resolution

12 May 2020
BY Aslam Moosajee , Vishana Makan AND Joshua Davis

On 2 May 2020, the Chief Justice of South Africa issued a set of directives in terms of the Superior Courts Act, 2013.
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Rwanda: Government issues new tax measures to cushion businesses against COVID-19 impact

12 May 2020
BY Dieudonné Nzafashwanayo

On May 9, 2020, the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning announced new tax measures to cushion businesses against the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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ENSafrica: Coronavirus (COVID-19) legal update

Coronavirus (COVID-19) issue 5 | 12 May 2020

issue 5
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Tax in brief | issue 45

12 May 2020

Tax in brief | issue 45
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