Mondaq Middle East & Africa: Privacy > Data Protection
Ocorian
With a focus on sustainable growth, this year's Summit of the Francophone Institute of Financial Regulators (Institut Francophone de la Régulation Financière – IFREFI)
Ocorian
As Africa and India scale up efforts to work together in a burgeoning start-up ecosphere, Mauritius could provide the missing link in this collaboration
ENSafrica
This article follows one published in April 2017, on the draft Industrial Property Bill which had been published in the Mauritius Government Gazette.
Ocorian
Enabling high-net-worth clients to retain control of their assets while keeping maintenance costs to a minimum
Appleby
This first edition captures new measures since 1 January 2019.
Deloitte Nigeria
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) of the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) on Wednesday, 11 September 2019, approved a 50% increase in the Value Added Tax (VAT) rate applicable...
Deloitte Nigeria
The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) recently released the Income Tax (Common Reporting Standard) Regulations (The Regulations).
Andersen Tax LP
On 11 September 2019, the Federal Executive Council (FEC) approved an increase in Value Added Tax (VAT) rate from 5% to 7.2%.
PwC Nigeria
The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has issued the Income Tax (Common Reporting Standard) Regulations, 2019 (CRS Regulations).
Andersen Tax LP
On 24 June 2019, the Nigerian President signed the Nigeria Police Trust Fund (Establishment) Bill ("Police Trust Fund Act" or "the Act") into law.
DLA Piper
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) continues its journey to realize the Vision 2030 by creating a thriving economy that is open for business. With a global expansion in the size of the e-commerce
Fragomen
Effective immediately, the validity periods of many visitor visas, including commercial visit and work visit visas, have been standardized.
STA Law Firm
In an attempt to Saudise jobs in the Hospitality Sector, the Ministry of Labour and Social Development of Saudi Arabia has issued a decision to fill the management
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
Over the past two years, citizens of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) have witnessed huge legal reforms related to women's rights.
STA Law Firm
Saudi Arabia is planning to launch a new visa scheme as an initiative to attract international tourists, with the aim of opening the Kingdom to visitors from up to 50 countries
KISCH IP
The latest social media trend to go viral is the face-altering software FaceApp, which uses a filter to make users look older.
KISCH IP
Here we offer insight into the above "contrary to law" provision, particularly insofar as it relates to the controversial discussion regarding the partial legalization of cannabis in South Africa, and its effects on trade mark law in South Africa
KISCH IP
The International Accounting Standards 38 (IAS 38) defines an intangible asset as: "an identifiable non-monetary asset without physical substance." The International Financial Reporting Standards
KISCH IP
Often knock off products imported into the local South African market replicate well-known brands, and an analysis needs to be done to determine if the owner of the legitimate well-known ...
KISCH IP
The Advertising Regulatory Board (ARB) been busy at work in the last few months, having issued just under 100 published decisions since it first opened its doors in November 2018,...
Hassan Elhais
It is a comfort, which is issued by the issuing bank to the beneficiary in whose favour the guarantee is issued to cover the losses if the principal debtor fails to abide by the terms
Clyde & Co
The DIFC Authority has recently announced the release of the new DIFC Employment Law, which has come into force on 28 August 2019.
STA Law Firm
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai issued an open letter last week,...
STA Law Firm
Human rights are an oft-discussed topic and concern all people. These rights are viewed as the very base requirements all individuals around the world should have.
Clyde & Co
The UAE Ministry of Economy recently announced a sweeping change in official fee payments, which included a reduction in the annuity payments for patents
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With more organisations migrating their functionalities online, the NDPR issued by the National Information Technology Development Agency on the 25th of January 2019, could not have come at a more crucial time.
Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz
First GDPR Fine in Sweden. The Data Protection Authority of Sweden has issued its first GDPR fine – a penalty of 200,000 Swedish Krona (approximately $20,000) – for the unlawful use of facial
AELEX
The introduction of the internet in the late 20th century has changed how we live, work and carry out transactions.
Andersen Tax LP
On 28 June 2019, the Federal High Court affirmed the data privacy rights of Nigerian citizens and directed the National Identity Management Commission.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On August 1, 2019, Bahrain's Personal Data Protection Law (PDPL) (Law No. (30) of 2018) took effect. The PDPL aims to align Bahrain's data protection framework more closely
Adams & Adams
The Republic of South Africa ceased to be a member of the British Commonwealth of Nations and became an independent republic in 1961. After 1994 it rejoined the Commonwealth.
AELEX
The introduction of the Nigeria Data Protection Regulation issued by the National Information Technology Development Agency in January 2019 has created a shift in how organisations process personal information.
AELEX
Nigeria has seen remarkable growth in the technological sector, including an exponential growth in FinTech companies, encompassing start-ups and more established businesses.
AO2 Law
On January 25, 2019, Nigeria's National Information and Technology Development Agency issued the Nigeria Data Protection Regulation 2019. The Regulation took effect on same date.
Famsville Solicitors
However, protecting privacy should not be allowed to muscle out the much needed life-saving innovation in the industry.
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