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The Botswana Minister of Finance and Development Planning, Mr OK Matambo delivered his 2014 budget speech to the National Assembly on 3 February 2014.
Spoor & Fisher
Following its decision to acceded to the Madrid Protocol in 2006, Botswana enacted The Industrial Property Act No.8 of 2010, that came into force on 1 September 2012, in order to provide protection for trade marks designated under the International Registration system.
Spoor & Fisher
The long awaited Botswana Industrial Property Act no. 8 of 2010 finally came into force on 31 August 2012 following the publication of "Statutory Instrument No 69 of 2012" citing it’s commencement date.
Minchin & Kelly
Minchin & Kelly
Jones Day
The Democratic Republic of Congo joined the Organization for the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa on September 13, 2012.
Clyde & Co
A vulture fund can broadly be defined as an entity that buys securities in distressed investments, such as high-yield bonds or loans in or near default.
McGuireWoods LLP
The Democratic Republic of Congo finalized at the end of June 2012 its instruments of adhesion to the OHADA in Senegal, depository state of the OHADA Treaty.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
This article focuses on climate change investment policies and opportunities in Democratic Republic of Congo.
Strachan Partners
Like in other commonwealth countries, the power of sale in Nigeria is exercised either by a court order or a power of sale clause under a Mortgage Deed.
PwC Nigeria
The Senate has passed a new Pension Reform Bill which seeks to replace the existing Pension Reform Act 2004.
Strachan Partners
John N. Bellows wrote in 1842 that lenders have just as much of an interest to sell to consumers as consumers have in purchasing on credit.
Strachan Partners
The importance of traditional debt collection methods by the Courts cannot be underrated.
Strachan Partners
There have been numerous reports of arrest and prosecution of debtors for failure to settle their debts.
ENSafrica
The Protection of Personal Information Act has yet to have a confirmed commencement date.
KPMG, South Africa
A shadow bank is a non-bank entity that provides lending services similar to a traditional bank but does so outside the traditional regulatory environment.
ENSafrica
Stories of trade marks becoming generic - which may have the result that trade mark registrations become vulnerable to cancellation - are rare.
KPMG, South Africa
It has been announced that certain sections of the Protection of Personal Information Act came into effect on 11 April 2014.
ENSafrica
Copyright protects a wide range of works. The first of the categories listed in the South African Copyright Act is 'literary works'.
ENSafrica
The Industrial Property Bill that was passed on the 22nd August 2013 was accepted into Ugandan law on the 6th January 2014.
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KPMG, South Africa
At the end of September 2013, after months of debate and consultation, Cabinet announced its approval of the "credit information amnesty" proposals.
Dornim Solicitors And Legal Consultants
The Petroleum Industry Bill 2012 ("PIB") seeks to ensure that the management and allocation of petroleum resources in Nigeria and their derivatives are conducted in accordance with the principles of good governance, transparency and sustainable development in Nigeria.
PwC Nigeria
On Thursday 19 December 2013, the Minister of Finance on behalf of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria presented the 2014 Federal Budget proposal to the National Assembly under the theme "Budget for Job Creation and Inclusive Growth"posed.
RFF & Associados
The Mozambican tax system is, nowadays, a modern tax system with a tripartite structure which compares to the most modern tax systems where the income, consumption and assets are taxed separately.
Van Velden Pike Inc
The common law remedy known as ‘piercing the corporate veil’, a remedy notorious for being difficult to prove and inconsistently applied by our courts, has recently received attention from the Western Cape High Court in the decision of Ex parte Gore NNO [2013] 2 All SA 437.
Cox Attorneys
Under the 1973 Companies Act non-subscribers could either be elected to the board of directors or appointed by the board in order to fill a casual vacancy.
ENSafrica
The controversial Value Added Tax (Amendment) Bill that was approved by the Ghana Parliament on 15 November 2013 despite a walkout by minority members received Presidential assent on 30 December 2013 and was gazetted on 31 December 2013.
ENSafrica
The South African Revenue Service recently published four draft interpretation notes dealing with the taxation of allowances and fringe benefit.
Werksmans Incorporated
From a tax perspective, it must be said that the number of proposed changes to the various fiscal Acts are considerably fewer than in prior years.
ENSafrica
The court case involving Nestle, owners of the Kit Kat brand, and Iffco, makers of a chocolate product called Break, has attracted considerable interest.
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