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AXIS Fiduciary Ltd
Cross-border investments present many challenges including investment protection issues and fiscal uncertainty
AXIS Fiduciary Ltd
A new platform aimed to regroup all the operators of the Mauritius financial services sector has been launched on Wednesday 10 February 2021.
The offering was upsized from a previous offering of USD 175 million in aggregate principal amount of the Notes.
AXIS Fiduciary Ltd
As of 2 February 2021, the Mauritius Revenue Authority ("MRA"), in collaboration with the Financial Services Commission ("FSC"), has implemented a more structured, user-friendly and efficient electronic platform for the application of TRCs.
During the last quarter of 2020, there were some interesting changes in the financial regulatory framework of Mauritius. The following provides a summary of some of them.
With the arrival of fintechs and other innovators on the banking scene, the way we bank and carry out financial transactions is constantly changing.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
President Muhammad Buhari signed the Finance Act 2020 ("the Act'') into law on 31st December 2020.
KPMG Nigeria
The Finance Bill, 2020 which was an Executive Bill prepared by the Honourable Minister for Finance, Budget and National Planning, was approved by His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari and presented together ...
Pavestones Legal
The Banking sector worldwide is undergoing major changes and the key drivers of these change are You and I. In today's world (described as the Experience Economy by Pine and Gilmore...
In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, financial institutions and regulators in Nigeria, like their counterparts worldwide, are steering through unchartered waters.
It is no longer news that President Muhammadu Buhari signed the Finance Act 2020 (FA20) into law on 31 December 2020 alongside the 2021 National Budget.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) recently released the Framework for Regulatory Sandbox Operations and the Framework for Quick Response (QR) Code Payments in Nigeria.
Saudi Arabia
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
The Saudi Central Bank (SAMA) is launching a new initiative – Open Banking – that promises to stimulate growth and innovation in the Kingdom's financial services industry.
South Africa
Cultural wisdom posits that he who pleads guilty is treated leniently (gunsinze aliwa bitono). This wisdom appears to have been at play in Macdowel Food & Beverages -v- Stanbic Bank and Myriad Investments Club Ltd. (Misc. Application No. 568 of 2020).
We saw a significant policy shift in 2018 when the unfettered discretion of SARS to grant a doubtful debts allowance was eliminated, a process that involved a year-long interaction between SARS...
The negative economic impact of the global COVID-19 pandemic has been widespread and has led to a number of adverse outcomes.
As such, regulators around the world have instructed markets to stop relying on LIBOR.
Schoemanlaw Inc.
Traditionally banks provided the function of acting as an intermediary between a client and endpoint chosen by such client.
United Arab Emirates
Families are increasingly becoming more complex, internationally mobile and aware of the transition of wealth between generations.
Unicase Law Firm
Since 2017, Uzbekistan has been experiencing a significant increase of foreign investment activity. The government has been implementing numerous reforms in its domestic legislation...
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