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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 “…
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Mauritius: You’ve got time – grace period introduced for compliance and expired EIA licences

18 May 2020
BY Valentine Mayer, Diptee Kutowaroo, Najah Abdullah Ahmed, Celine Bellouard
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 v…
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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 Nashenta Vuddamalay Zindel, Adrien Wong
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
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 …
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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, 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…
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Africa Business in Brief

Africa Business in Brief | 17 May 2020
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issue 352Coronavirus (COVID-19) - . East / Southern Africa COMESA Agency strikes-off 12 anti-competition trade agreements - COMESA Agency strikes-off 12 anti-competition trade agreements Djibouti …
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Shipping: ground-breaking disclosure and preservation of evidence interim order granted amidst COVID-19 curfew

15 May 2020
BY Thierry Koenig, 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
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

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

12 May 2020
BY Aslam Moosajee
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

COVID-19 | 12 May 2020
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Tax in brief | issue 45

12 May 2020
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Tax in brief | issue 45
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Mauritius: Coronavirus (COVID-19) and data protection

08 May 2020
BY Shrivan Dabee, Elsie Rasolohery Pascal, Martine de Fleuriot de la Colinière
On 17 April 2020, the Mauritius Data Protection Office (the “DPO”) published a guide on data protection in the context of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
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Private equity in South Africa – changes for growth?

22 May 2018
BY Cheván Daniels, Sage Kruger
Investors globally are constantly searching for growth investments and in South Africa, changing political conditions have sparked a renewed optimism in this area. 
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