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The Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendment Act) 2019 (SMAA) amended the Companies Act (No. 17 of 2015), Laws of Kenya (the Companies Act) to require all companies to introduce a register of beneficial owners.
Anjarwalla & Khanna
On 7 August 2020, the National Information Communications and Technology Policy Guidelines, 2020 were published in the Kenya Gazette under the Kenya Information and Communications Act.
Juristconsult Chambers
Alternative Investment Funds Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Mauritius, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
AXIS Fiduciary Ltd
We are pleased to share with you a thought-provoking article by our Managing Director, Mr. Assad Abdullatiff, on "Global Business Industry: Addressing the Existential Threat"
AXIS Fiduciary Ltd
Following the decision of the FATF at its Plenary Meeting of 19-21 February 2020 to include Mauritius on its list of jurisdictions under increased monitoring, and the listing of the country on the EU List of High Risk Third Countries ...
Andersen Tax LP
The Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mr. Muhammad Nami, recently disclosed that ₦66 billion was recovered from stamp duties between January and May 2020.
Infusion Lawyers
The Companies and Allied Matters Act 2020 ("CAMA 2020", "the New CAMA", or "the Act") was assented to by President Muhammadu Buhari on 7 August 2020. In effect, the new CAMA...
On Friday, 7th August 2020, President Muhammadu Buhari assented to the Companies and Allied Matters Bill passed by the National Assembly.
Pavestones Legal
In the past few years, there has been an increase in the number of Fintech startups offering lending services to the public.
Andersen Tax LP
On 7th August, 2020, President Muhammadu Buhari signed the Companies and Allied Matters Bill, which was recently passed by the National Assembly, into law.
South Africa
FTI Consulting
This is a welcome call to action from the President and the timing couldn't be more pertinent.
On 13 October 2020, the Competition Tribunal (Tribunal) confirmed, as an order, a consent agreement between Shoprite Checkers (Pty) Ltd (Shoprite) and the Competition Commission (Commission).
On 19 June 2020 the Department of Small Business Development issued Directions giving effect to the announcement made by the President enabling Personal Care Services businesses to re-open.
Clyde & Co
The Electronic and Postal Communications Regulations were published on 7 February 2020 and make it mandatory for all SIM card users in Tanzania to register their SIM cards biometrically.
United Arab Emirates
Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
The UAE is ramping up measures to tackle tax avoidance and money laundering in an effort to match international best practice.
SCHLÜTER GRAF Legal Consultants
Through Cabinet Decision No. 58 of 2020 ("Decision") the United Arab Emirates ("UAE") updated their corporate compliance regulations with regard to real beneficiaries (also referred to as ultimate beneficial owners, "UBO").
Nexdigm Private Limited
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) introduced ‘Economic Substance Regulations' (ESR or the Regulation) in April 2019.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
Following a review conducted by the European Union on countries with low or nominal corporate tax, the committee prescribed the ‘Economic Substance Regulations'.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
Following a review conducted by the European Union on countries with low or nominal corporate tax, the committee prescribed the ‘Economic Substance Regulations...
TMF Group
Regular assessments of your payroll structure, employment policies and overall employee cost profile can be hugely beneficial, but are often overlooked.
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