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Bahrain
Raees & Co
Money laundering has been the subject of extensive regulation around the globe. Whilst money laundering is by no means a new concept, the highly globalised society...
Kenya
ENSafrica
The Presidential Taskforce on Review of Power Purchase Agreements ("PPA Taskforce"), constituted in to address concerns about the high cost of electricity, has recently presented its report to the President of Kenya...
Mauritius
Appleby
At its plenary meeting held on 21st of October 2021, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) concluded that Mauritius is no longer subject to increased monitoring by the FATF. In its public statement, the FATF highlighted the following:
Ocorian
We are delighted to announce that the Financial Action task Force (FATF) has confirmed Mauritius' removal from its list of jurisdictions under increased monitoring due to strategic AML/CFT deficiencies.
The Sovereign Group
This is the third in a series of posts around the ‘blacklisting' of Mauritius by the European Union (EU) in 2020 and the steps that the jurisdiction is taking to ensure its removal from the list at the earliest opportunity.
AXIS Fiduciary Ltd
The Economic Development Board of Mauritius ("EDB") responds to the article published on BusinessTech entitled: "Bad news for South Africans with cash stashed in Mauritius" to provide clarity
AXIS Fiduciary Ltd
The Financial Action Task Force ("FATF") Africa/Middle East Joint Group ("AME JG") delegation is currently in Mauritius from 13 September to 15 September 2021 to conduct its on-site inspections...
Nigeria
KPMG Nigeria
His Excellency, the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, yesterday 7 October 2021, presented the 2022 Federal Government Budget Proposal at the joint session of the National Assembly in Abuja.
Famsville Solicitors
On the 1st of October 2021, the Central Bank of Nigeria in furtherance of its mandate to issue legal tender currency, ensure financial system and promote the development of electronic payments system under the CBN Act 2007 ...
South Africa
ENSafrica
*Coronavirus (COVID-19) regulatory measures...
Adams & Adams
In July 2021, South Africa was ravaged by lootings and violent protests following the incarceration of former President Jacob Zuma.
SNG Grant Thornton
Civil unrest has undoubtedly had an impact on almost all entities either directly or indirectly, it generally heightens our awareness to volatile situations, and highlights the uncertainty...
Schoemanlaw Inc.
Every accused has the right to a fair trial in terms of sections 12 and 35 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa Act 108 of 1996 (the "Constitution").
United Arab Emirates
Hassan Elhais
The United Arab Emirates has consistently sought to develop the UAE into a pro-business region and to have the best of facilities and policies that encourage foreign direct investments.
Hassan Elhais
The UAE continuously tightens its rules and regulations concerning anti-money laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing.
Hassan Elhais
The UAE Ministry of Economy has announced the list of penalties for violations of the laws relating to money laundering and terrorism financing.
Uzbekistan
Unicase Law Firm
The Presidential Decree No. UP-6167 dated 11.02.2021 defines the list of state assets, as well as economic companies with the participation of the state and state-owned enterprises, to be put up for auction in 2021.
GRATA International
In accordance with the Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers "On measures to accelerate the implementation of public-private partnership projects and further improve the procedure of their financing"...
GRATA International
The Cabinet of Ministers adopted the Resolution "On measures to ensure continuity of public procurement of goods (works, services) from public customers" No.473 dated on July 30, 2021 (the "Resolution No.473").
Smit & Van Wyk
The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is a significant infrastructure project designed to expand China's economic involvement on an international scale.
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