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South Africa: New amendments to the coronavirus (COVID-19) TERS Directive clarify who can apply for relief benefits and how

09 Apr 2020
BY Lauren Salt
Where do things now stand after the amendments? We discuss some of the key takeaways for employers.
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Latest IP ENSight roundup

IP | 09 Apr 2020
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Below are the links to ENSafrica's latest IP ENSight, covering the following topics:
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ENSafrica | African competition roundup | issue 1 | April 2020

07 Apr 2020
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ENSafrica | African competition roundup | issue 1 | April 2020
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Uganda: Ministry of Health issues additional Coronavirus (COVID-19) rules

07 Apr 2020
BY Tracy Kakongi, Phillip Karugaba
The Ugandan Minister of Health has issued the Public Health (Control of COVID-19) (No. 2) Rules, 2020 (“the Rules”) in addition to the previously published statutory instruments
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South Africa: Coronavirus (COVID-19) | illegal and impossible performances under derivatives transactions – contractual provisions and South African common law

07 Apr 2020
BY Kelle Gagné
Some reports claim that as many as one third of people around the world are subject to some degree of lockdown to stem the coronavirus (COVID-19) rate of infection.
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Mauritius: capital markets | practical considerations in the context of the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

07 Apr 2020
BY Elsie Rasolohery Pascal
Trading and settlement activities on SEM and CDS will resume on Monday, 6 April 2020.
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Mauritius – tax measures in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19)

07 Apr 2020
BY Shrivan Dabee, Valentin Hardy, Yashna Munbauhal
In light of the widespread impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19), various tax measures that companies and individuals should be aware of have been announced by the Mauritius authorities
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What’s happening to JIBAR?

07 Apr 2020
BY Deborah Carmichael, Clinton van Loggerenberg
Following our recent article on the end of the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR), you may be wondering, “but what is happening to the Johannesburg Interbank Average Rate (“JIBAR”)?
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South Africa: Coronavirus (COVID-19) | closing commercial transactions during lockdown

07 Apr 2020
BY Zeyn Bhyat, Sarah Binge
With South Africa currently under a nationwide lockdown, practical challenges arise for parties to existing (or new) commercial transactions that are scheduled to “close” during this period.
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South Africa: ICASA Coronavirus (COVID-19) National State of Disaster Regulations

07 Apr 2020
BY Wilmari Strachan
On 6 April 2020, the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (“ICASA”) published the Information and Communications Technology (“ICT”) COVID-19 National Disaster Regulations (the "Regula…
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Uganda: an assessment of Uganda’s legal response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

07 Apr 2020
BY Tracy Kakongi, Rehema Nakirya Ssemyalo, Phillip Karugaba
Ten years ago, Uganda’s National Disaster Preparedness and Management Policy predicted that “an influenza pandemic may occur when a new influenza virus appears against which the human population has …
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Africa Business in Brief

Africa Business in Brief | 05 Apr 2020
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issue 346Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates A non-exhaustive list of recent measures aimed at curbing the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) - A non-exhaustive list of recent measures aimed at curbing the …
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Africa Business in Brief

Africa Business in Brief | 29 Mar 2020
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issue 345Coronavirus (COVID-19) A non-exhaustive list of recent measures aimed at curbing the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) - A non-exhaustive list of recent measures aimed at curbing the spread o…
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Africa Business in Brief

Africa Business in Brief | 22 Mar 2020
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issue 344Africa Importance of gas for African energy transformation highlighted at IP Week - Importance of gas for African energy transformation highlighted at IP Week Angola Angola’s National Stati…
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Africa Business in Brief

Africa Business in Brief | 08 Mar 2020
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issue 342Africa / World Coronavirus outbreak has cost global value chains USD50-billion in exports - Coronavirus outbreak has cost global value chains USD50-billion in exports West Africa Oil cargoe…
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