The European Commission designated three new members of particular relevance to privacy and data security.
The Organization for Harmonization of Business Law in Africa adopted a revised Uniform Act on Commercial Companies and Economic Interest Groups.
This Africa Bulletin outlines in brief a few of the recent legislative, constitutional and commercial developments in Africa during the first half of 2013.
The listing of debt securities is a convenient and recognised way to raise funds. The process is relatively straightforward and cost effective.
On 31 July 2014, the Copyright Act 2014 (Copyright Act) came into force in Mauritius to provide better protection to copyright and related rights.
The Government of the Republic of Mauritius has ratified double taxation agreements (DTA) with Guernsey and several African countries.
The Privy Council dismissed an appeal by a retired nurse who was charged with and found guilty of five offences under the Financial and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2002.
Mauritius has entered into treaties with other countries to mitigate the effects of double taxation.
PUNUKA Attorneys & Solicitors
Clinical trials are studies of drugs that are still in
development or have not yet been approved by the relevant food and
drug regulatory agency for the use being studied.
The proposed law to compel private companies to become public entities is disguised indigenisation particularly to foreign investors.
The Federal Inland Revenue Service has issued a notice regarding the administration of penalty and interest rates regime under the Companies Income Tax Act.
In this second part of our overview of current transfer pricing regulations on the African continent, we focus on relevant provisions in, amongst others, Ghana, Nigeria and Uganda.
Please find below our tax calendar for the month.
Fenwick Elliott LLP
The Saudi Board of Grievances (the "Grievance Board"), known in Arabic as Diwan Al Mazalem, was established pursuant to Royal Decree No. M/51, 17 Rajab 1402 [10 May 1982] (the "1982 Decree") as an independent administrative judicial committee responsible directly to the King of Saudi Arabia.
Andrews Kurth LLP
The fast tracking of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s first major offshore natural gas fields in the Red Sea heralds the start of a massive new energy programme.
DLA Piper Australia
The Saudi Ministry of Labour has issued two ministerial Decisions requiring certain retail businesses to employ females.
The number of territories now signed up to the Patent Cooperation Treaty increased earlier in August with Saudi Arabia joining the club.
The King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy ("K.A.CARE") was established via a Saudi Royal Order in April 2010 with the mandate principally to transition the fuel mix that powers Saudi Arabian energy generation toward a far greater use of renewable resources.
This is the second in my series of articles on venture capital companies. In this article I look at the conditions relating to the investors.
Angola's tax reform included the adoption of three new laws and a reduction in the corporate income tax rate from 35 to 30 percent.
Mining companies generally make financial provision for rehabilitation by virtue of rehabilitation trusts or financial guarantees through a financial institution or insurance policies.
We set out below a brief overview of the current notices issued for purposes of sections 35(2) and 36(4) of the TAA, as well as the proposed amendment thereto.
A particular point of interest in the discussion document is the fact that SARS distinguishes between, what it calls, ‘embedded’ and ‘free-standing’ contingent liabilities.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Israel is considered a global leader with respect to water innovation—it recycles 86% of its water and operates the largest desalination plant in the world at the lowest operating expense.