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A 101 guide to insolvency and business rescue in Uganda

03 Aug 2020
BY Tracy Kakongi, Donald Nyakairu
Business rescue affords companies the opportunity to restructure their financial affairs and offers a more advantageous realisation of the company’s assets than would be achieved from liquidation.
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Kenya: update on the Data Commissioner’s appointment

03 Aug 2020
BY Neema Oriko, Mahesh Acharya
The Public Service Commission (the “Commission”), in compliance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act, 2019 (“DPA”), recently published a list of shortlisted candidates for the position of D…
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Handout | Interest deductibility in South Africa

29 Jul 2020
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Handout | Interest deductibility in South Africa
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What are the implications of the recent SCA judgment for firearm owners?

28 Jul 2020
BY Willem van der Colff, Aslam Moosajee
The South African Constitutional Court previously held that “Gun ownership is not a fundamental right under our Bill of Rights. It is a privilege regulated by law, under the Firearms Control Act.”
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Think twice before restraining environmental activism

28 Jul 2020
BY Carlyn Frittelli Davies
As many people are forced to isolate at varying degrees, the access to technology brings global issues to a head. Some issues are historic racial discrimination and the restraining of freedom of spee…
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Employees working remotely? Your legal obligations

24 Jul 2020
BY Willem le Roux
ENSafrica and Lexis Nexis
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COIDA – Directive on Compensation for Workplace-Acquired Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

24 Jul 2020
BY Willem le Roux, Pieter Colyn, Celeste Coles, Juanita Broom, Gerhardt Ehlers, Tyla Foster, Warren Hendricks
The Directive replaces the notice issued on 23 March 2020 regarding occupationally-acquired Coronavirus (COVID-19). 
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POPIA: Draft Guidelines on Registration of Information Officers published

23 Jul 2020
BY Rakhee Dullabh
The Information Regulator has developed draft Guidelines on the Registration of Information Officers
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The Conduct Standard: new obligations for banks in the termination of the banker-customer relationship

21 Jul 2020
BY Aslam Moosajee
Banks will need to make changes to their terms and conditions to remain compliant with the Conduct Standard.  
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Conduct Standard for Banks and consumer protection: what do unfair contract terms mean for banks and other financial institutions?

21 Jul 2020
BY Aslam Moosajee, Jessica Blumenthal
The recently promulgated Conduct Standard for Banks has leapfrogged COFI, accelerating many of its draft principles. 
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Africa Tax in Brief

tax | 21 Jul 2020
BY Celia Becker
The latest tax developments across Africa
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TAT ruling: Commissioner General’s discretion must be exercised judiciously

14 Jul 2020
BY Celia Becker, Phillip Karugaba
The recent ruling of the Tax Appeals Tribunal in the case of Century Bottling Company v Uganda Revenue Authority, has brought the discretion of the Commissioner General of the URA sharply in focus.
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Conduct Standard for Banks and amended Code of Conduct: rules for advertising non-insurance financial services

14 Jul 2020
BY Wilmari Strachan, Jessica Blumenthal, Talia Cullinan
The Financial Services Conduct Authority has recently introduced new and extensive regulation in respect of advertising by financial services providers and banks
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When interim injunction orders against Uganda Revenue Authority are not in the public interest

14 Jul 2020
BY Celia Becker, Phillip Karugaba
In a stunning decision, the High Court held that a temporary injunction will not be issued to restrain the Uganda Revenue Authority (“URA”) from its statutory function of collecting taxes, save in li…
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The Competition Commission of Mauritius to provide guidance for COVID-19 related enterprise collaborations

14 Jul 2020
BY Valentine Mayer, Shrivan Dabee
The CCM has announced that that it will, on an exceptional and temporary basis, run a Guidance Programme in relation to proposed Coronavirus (COVID-19) related collaborations between enterprises un…
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