Opinion and Analysis
UPDATE ON GRANDFATHERING PROBLEMS FOR VENTURE CAPITAL COMPANIES Private Equity, Tax
In our recent newsflash we commented on the new deduction limits for investors in venture capital companies (VCCs), as included in the Taxation Laws Amendment Bill (TLAB) released on 30 October...Mon, Dec 09, 2019
PORTS, TRANSPORT AND LOGISTICS SECTOR NEWS ROUND-UP, 23/2019 (18 – 29 NOVEMBER 2019) Ports, Transport and LogisticsFri, Dec 06, 2019
PORTS, TRANSPORT AND LOGISTICS SECTOR NEWS ROUND-UP, 22/2019 (4 -15 NOVEMBER 2019) Ports, Transport and Logistics
In light of the rapid pace of infrastructure and transport developments across Africa, our Ports, Transport and Logistics (PTL) Sector Group is pleased to present Bowmans’ latest PTL news...Fri, Nov 22, 2019
SNAPSHOT: ANALYSIS OF THE DATA PROTECTION ACT 2019 Intellectual Property
The introduction of Kenya’s first Data Protection Act 2019 (the Act), brings an end to the era of navigating the murky waters of the previous disjointed framework of data protection...Wed, Nov 20, 2019
DRAFTING EFFECTIVE ARBITRATION CLAUSES Dispute Resolution
1. Introduction to arbitration and arbitration agreements
Arbitration (the resolution of disputes outside the courts) has the advantage of being private and quicker than it would be to resolve...Tue, Nov 19, 2019
NIGERIAN FEDERAL COMPETITION AND CONSUMER PROTECTION COMMISSION PUBLISHES GUIDELINES AND FILING FEES FOR FOREIGN-TO-FOREIGN MERGERS Competition
On 13 November 2019, the Nigerian Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) published Guidelines on the Simplified Process for Foreign to Foreign Mergers with Nigerian...Mon, Nov 18, 2019
The President assented to the Finance Act 2019 (the Finance Act) on 7 November 2019. This followed failure on the part of Parliament to raise the required quorum to vote on the President’s...Fri, Nov 15, 2019
On 31 October 2019, a favourable and welcomed Exchange Control Circular, which amends the Currency and Exchanges Manual for Authorised Dealers (Manual), was issued by the Financial Surveillance...Thu, Nov 14, 2019
UGANDA TO AMEND ITS EMPLOYMENT ACT Employment and Benefits
A Bill that seeks to amend the Employment Act has been gazetted. Below are some of its new features.
All employers will be required to have in place measures to prevent sexual...Wed, Nov 13, 2019
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THIS WORLD AIDS DAY, LET OUR ACTIONS COUNT! – ADDRESSING HIV/AIDS IN THE WORKPLACE
Annually, 1 December marks World AIDS Day, an international day dedicated to raising awareness of the HIV/ AIDS pandemic and showing support for people living with HIV/ AIDS.
According to the...28 Nov 2019 12:00
BOWMANS SCOOPS LARGE LAW FIRM PRO BONO AWARD
Bowmans scooped the Large Law Firm Award at the fifth annual Pro Bono Awards held at the Women's Jail conference venue at Constitution Hil on 21 November 2019. The award was presented to Bowmans...26 Nov 2019 12:00
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Law feature: Millennials in the workplace
Nadine Mather, senior associate & Luway Mongie, partner in Bowmans employment and benefits department, spoke to Michael Avery on Classic 1027 #ClassicBusiness about how to attract millennials to...
Law feature: Addressing gender-based sexual violence in workplace
Climate change increasingly emerging as a legal liability risk for lenders in SA
Wandisile Mandlana joins Classic 1027’s Business Show to talk about environmental, social and governance investing.
Panel discussion about the National Health Insurance Fund
Aneria Bouwer joins a panel discussion on Classic 1027’s Business Show and specifically looks at the implications of the new NHI on taxpayers.