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Kenya: key highlights of the Business Laws (Amendment) Act, 2020

07 Apr 2020
BY Binti Shah
Kenya: key highlights of the Business Laws (Amendment) Act, 2020
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The role of green bonds in facilitating the transition to a low carbon economy

06 Apr 2020
BY Lloyd Christie
South Africa is a party to a number of international environmental agreements, including the UN Framework Convention on Climate Control (“UNFCCC”), 1992, the Kyoto Protocol, 1997 and the Paris Agreem…
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Unpacking proposed tax amendments in the Budget

tax | 06 Apr 2020
BY
Given the far reaching impact of the COVID-19 related measures on economic activity in South Africa, it goes without saying that the Budget has been dramatically overtaken by the extraordinary events…
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South Africa: travel directions during the national state of disaster and the national lockdown

03 Apr 2020
BY Zahida Ebrahim
On 26 March 2020, directions were issued by the Minister of Home Affairs pursuant to the regulations published in terms of the Disaster Management Act, 2002
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South Africa: new POPIA/Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidance Note issued

03 Apr 2020
BY Era Gunning, Ridwaan Boda
The Information Regulator, established in terms of POPIA, has now issued a Guidance Note on the processing of personal information of data subjects in the management and containment of COVID-19.
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South Africa: Coronavirus (COVID-19) | VAT relief on the importation of “essential goods”

02 Apr 2020
BY Annelie Giles
SARS announced much needed VAT relief on the importation of “essential goods” as part of the coronavirus tax relief measures
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South Africa: Environmental processes and laws in the national state of disaster

02 Apr 2020
BY James Brand
The Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries published directions to ensure fair processes with respect to certain environmental laws and reduce the impact of the coronavirus
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Mauritius: measures for the informal sector during the coronavirus (COVID-19)

02 Apr 2020
BY Valentin Hardy, Emmanuel Sauzier
The Mauritian government has decided to extend its scheme to the informal sector and take general measures aiming to facilitate the life of everyone during this crisis
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South Africa: inevitable litigation on the rise as a result of the Disaster Management Act Regulations

02 Apr 2020
BY Hlengiwe Mahlangu, Pareen Rogers
The restrictive measures in the Regulations and their consequent effect will inevitably lead to various legal challenges...
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South Africa: litigating during the national state of disaster

02 Apr 2020
BY Aslam Moosajee
directives were issued by the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services to clarify the position regarding court processes during the lockdown period
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South Africa: Coronavirus (COVID-19) | VAT relief extension of the prescribed periods for the exportation of goods

02 Apr 2020
BY Annelie Giles, Seelan Moonsamy
SARS released Binding General Ruling that extends the prescribed time periods relating to the exportation of movable goods from South Africa
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Publication of amendments to the MPRDA regulations for implementation

01 Apr 2020
BY Lloyd Christie, Edwin Berman
the “Minister published the Amendments to the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Regulations
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South African Mining Industry: is there an obligation on employers to report and investigate incidents of occupational-acquired Covid-19?

31 Mar 2020
BY Willem le Roux, Pieter Colyn, Tyla Foster
the employer is required to notify the Principal Inspector of Mines of any occurrence at the mine that results in the illness of any person
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South Africa: COVID-19 | tax relief measures

31 Mar 2020
BY Jo-Paula Roman, Robert Gad
On Monday, 23 March 2020, the President of South Africa announced a 21-day nationwide lockdown, with effect from midnight on Thursday, 26 March 2020.
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telecoms and media in brief | issue 11

31 Mar 2020
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telecoms and media in brief | issue 11
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