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Egypt's Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly has issued decree No. 2731 of 2019 regarding amendments to the bylaws of Egypt's investment law. The amendments include new provisions to the executive regulation
A 2019 amendment to the Kenyan Companies Act, 2015 introduced a requirement for every company to keep a register of its beneficial owners and submit a copy of this register...
LeLaw Barristers & Solicitors
The Federal Government recorded a notable achievement on January 13th 2020 when President Buhari signed the Finance Act No. 1 of 2020 into law.
LeLaw Barristers & Solicitors
Nigeria's potential to become one of the biggest players in the global economy has been long acknowledged: with her huge population cum ready market, skilled workforce, substantial natural endowments, ...
Roberts & Shoda Attorneys
To register a company in Nigeria, you need not be a Nigerian.
Andersen Tax LP
The Nigeria Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has disclosed its intention to issue non-compliance notices to companies and organizations that have failed to comply with the...
Taxaide Professional Services Ltd
What is Companies Income Tax (CIT)? CIT is tax on the profits of incorporated entities in Nigeria.
Famsville Solicitors
The organization strictly should prohibits all bribery or corruption, in any form whatsoever.
South Africa
Clyde & Co
On 28 February 2020, the Nigerian Federal Government reported the first confirmed case of COVID-19 or the new "coronavirus" in sub-Saharan Africa.
Adams & Adams
Recently, the Information Regulator approached South Africa's President to issue a commencement date of 1 April 2020 for the remaining provisions of the POPI Act.
Section 33(1) of the Companies Act 71 of 2008 (as amended) ("Companies Act"), states that every company must file an Annual Return. The Companies and Intellectual Property Commission's...
In issue 5, we spoke about the Rugby World Cup win and the players' right to privacy. On a different note, former Springbok lock,...
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
In terms of section 13G(2) of the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Act 53 of 2003 (BEE Act), all public companies listed on the JSE must provide the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment...
In the Taxation Laws Amendment Bill released on 30 October, SARS introduced limits to the deductions that may be claimed by venture capital company (VCC) investors.
Schoemanlaw Inc.
In this #SchoemanLaw #LetsTalk Episode we discuss #BBBEE #Ownership. What you need to know.
United Arab Emirates
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
Over the past year, several key compliance regulations have been introduced across the UAE. See below a brief summary of these changes and how they may affect your business.
Clyde & Co
The Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) Authority has issued a new set of Companies Regulations 2020, updating the DMCC...
Nexdigm Private Limited
Earlier in April 2019, Ministry of Finance of United Arab Emirates (UAE) released Cabinet Resolution No 31 of 2019 (Resolution) on Economic Substance Regulations (ESR or the...
STA Law Firm
The Trinidad and Tobago Parliament brought Companies (Amendment) Act, 2019 into force on April 4th, 2019. The main objective of enacting the amendments is to address the pitfalls in the Companies Act
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
1.1.1 The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been fighting bribery and corruption since the 1980s with the enactment of Federal law 3/1987 otherwise known as the UAE Federal Penal Code (the Code)...
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