On 9 July 2020, the Government of Mauritius strengthened its framework against money laundering and the financing of terrorism by passing the Anti-Money Laundering...
The Competition Commission of Mauritius ("CCM") has announced that it will, on an exceptional and temporary basis, run a Guidance Programme in relation to proposed Coronavirus (COVID-19)
The entire world is now in what I call the "now normal". We all appear to have moved from having the fear of our lives in March this year (thinking it was Armageddon) to wearing masks...
Chargebacks generally mean the reversal of a payment or request for repayment in a transaction previously settled or remitted.
The use of Voice over Internet Protocol ("VoIP") enabled Apps and devices as a communication tool by both organisations and individuals has been on the steady increase...
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8th July, 2020, the Federal Inland Revenue Service ("FIRS or the Service") issued a Public Notice informing taxpayers of its decision to grant additional extension on the waiver of penalties
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On 9th July, 2020, the Lagos State Internal Revenue Service ("LIRS" or "the Service") issued a Public Notice granting taxpayers additional incentives to ease the impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic
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General Authority of Zakat and Tax (GAZT) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) released final Transfer Pricing Bylaws (TP Bylaws)
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Whatever your business—whether you are a government entity in charge of mega projects, an oil and gas major responsible for energy security...
The new Immovable Property Tax, 2019 (IPT Act) came into force in Seychelles on 1 January 2020.
The recent decision of the Constitutional Court in Competition Commission of South Africa v Pickford Removals SA (Pty) Limited may have a material effect on the future prosecution of prohibited practices – including cartel behavior and abuses of dominance.
A crypto asset is a digital representation of value that is not issued by a central bank but is traded, transferred and stored electronically by natural and legal persons for payment, investment and other forms of utility.
Where parties fail to timeously reach an agreement on the rental for a renewal period and they do not invoke a clause providing for the rental to be fixed by a third party.
The Conduct Standard for Banks published on 3 July 2020 is a forerunner for the conduct related principles to be championed by Conduct of Financial Institutions Bill ("COFI Bill") when enacted.
On 3 July 2020, the Financial Sector Conduct Authority ("FSCA") introduced the Conduct Standard for Banks. This regulatory framework enables the FSCA to critically and urgently...
The Financial Services Conduct Authority ("FSCA") has recently introduced new and extensive regulation in respect of advertising by financial services providers ("FSPs") and banks.
A 13-year old boy from Bultfontein invented a simple golf practice tool during COVID-19 lockdown measures for golfers to use at home, and a provisional patent application has been prepared and...
The recent ruling of the Tax Appeals Tribunal ("TAT") in the case of Century Bottling Company v Uganda Revenue Authority ("URA"), has brought the discretion of the Commissioner General of the...
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In International Law, extradition is when one state (Requesting state) requests another state (Requested state), to effect the return of a person for trial for a crime