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.
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Minchin & Kelly
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.
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.
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This article focuses on climate change investment policies and opportunities in Democratic Republic of Congo.
The Supreme Court of Mauritius, amongst others, provided clarity on the meaning of ‘public policy’ in international arbitration.
Mauritius has used India, China and various African countries for investing, and trusts are now being used by clients from mature European markets as well.
In "Soniawear Ltd v Central Electricity Board 2013 SCJ 422", the Supreme Court considered the effect of amalgamation on a surviving company.
On 08 November 2014, the Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Finance and Economic Development of Mauritius presented the National budget for the year 2014.
Recently the Supreme Court of Mauritius in the case of Barnwell Enterprises Ltd and anor v ECP Africa FII Investments LLC 2013 SCJ 327 had the opportunity of providing clarity on its jurisdiction under the International Arbitration Act 2008.
We understand that the Lagos State government today lost its case filed at the Supreme Court challenging the powers of the federal government to collect VAT.
Islamic finance refers to a profit and loss sharing economic policy based on Islamic commercial jurisprudence promoting ethical and social responsibility.
It is the norm and custom in Nigeria that people are seen in the streets; young and old, male
and female street hawking various personal goods ranging from books, wrist watches, toys,
etc, in an effort to earn a living.
Businesses generally have the potential, capital and efficiency to impact greatly on the society in positive ways.
We have ignored taxation for too long as a nation. We must now seize the moment to write the tax history of our future.
Each of the Common Monetary Area (CMA) Member States presented their 2014/15 Budgets during February 2014.
Ghanaian president John Mahama has said the 15 members of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) urgently need to lower tariffs, promote free movement of goods and services, and deepen integration in order to promote growth.
Launching a market inquiry into a seemingly problematic sector of the South African economy is not a new modus operandi for the SA Competition Commission.
The Supreme Court of Appeal delivered judgment in the case of Commissioner for the South African Revenue Service v Mobile Telephone Networks Holdings Ltd.
In Roshcon v Anchor Auto Body Builders, the Supreme Court of Appeal has clarified the issues caused by its previous decision in SARS v NWK Limited.