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TANZANIAN ELECTRONIC AND POSTAL COMMUNICATIONS (ONLINE CONTENT) REGULATIONS, 2020, PUBLISHED Technology, Media and Telecommunications

On 17 July 2020, the Tanzanian Minister for Information, Culture, Arts and Sports published the Electronic and Postal Communications (Online Content) Regulations, 2020 (2020 Online Content...

Fri, Jul 31, 2020
UGANDA: REQUIREMENT TO PAY 30% OF TAX ASSESSED BEFORE CHALLENGING AN ASSESSMENT DECLARED UNCONSTITUTIONAL Tax

In a ruling that was more than 10 years in the making, the Constitutional Court of Uganda - in Fuelex (U) Limited  vs Uganda Revenue Authority CR No.03 of 2009 - has declared as unconstitutional...

Thu, Jul 30, 2020
AFRICA: IMPORTANT TAX DEVELOPMENTS OF THE POST-BEPS WORLD Tax

Tax law is subject to frequent change. This combined with the numerous jurisdictions in Africa, has created a need for regular information in addition to specialist tax advice. Not only do our tax...

Tue, Jul 28, 2020
MAURITIUS STRENGTHENS ITS ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING/ COMBATING THE FINANCING OF TERRORISM (AML/ CFT) FRAMEWORK Governance, Compliance and Investigations

In February 2020, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) identified Mauritius as a jurisdiction having strategic AML/ CFT deficiencies and placed the country on the list of ‘Jurisdictions under...

Tue, Jul 28, 2020
THOMPSON REUTERS: MERGER CONTROL IN SOUTH AFRICA, 2020 Competition

Partners, Xolani Nyali and Lital Avivi, and senior associate, Kathryn Lloyd, wrote Thompson Reuters’ publication on Merger Control in South Africa, 2020. It covers:

  • Regulatory...
Mon, Jul 27, 2020
DEVELOPMENTS ON THE APPOINTMENT OF THE DATA COMMISSIONER Data Protection

A key step in the implementation and enforcement of the Data Protection Act 2019 will be the eventual appointment and establishment of the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner and the...

Mon, Jul 27, 2020
COVID-19: FSCA’S LATEST STANCE ON BUSINESS INTERRUPTION INSURANCE COVER Banking and Financial Services Regulatory

The Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) released a press release on 24 July 2020 (Press Release) setting out its latest stance on Business Interruption (BI) insurance cover.

Together, the...

Mon, Jul 27, 2020
TANZANIA – AMENDMENTS TO THE PENALTY PROVISIONS IN THE FAIR COMPETITION ACT NOW IN EFFECT Competition

With effect from 1 July 2020, the penalty provisions in the Fair Competition Act, 2003 (Competition Act) have been amended – clarifying that financial penalties for competition law...

Fri, Jul 24, 2020
PORTS, TRANSPORT AND LOGISTICS SECTOR NEWS ROUND-UP, 12/2020 (6 – 17 JULY 2020) 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, Jul 24, 2020

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BOWMANS FURTHER STRENGTHENS ITS TECHNOLOGY TOOLKIT FOR CLIENTS BY COLLABORATING WITH CONTRACTPODAI

Leading African law firm, Bowmans, today announced that it has entered into an agreement with ContractPodAi® as part of its digitisation strategy.

Through the relationship, Bowmans aims to...

08 Jul 2020 12:00
BOWMANS EXPANDS INTO MALAWI AND ZAMBIA

The current COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the globe is not stopping leading African law firm, Bowmans, from moving forward.

Less than a year after it announced it was opening a new office in

01 Jun 2020 12:00

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Bowmoney and Blockchain

From unscrambling blockchain, to Bowmoney, to external legal applications. Head of Banking and Financial Services Regulatory, David Geral and Chris Martinus discuss blockchain and its history in...

Law feature: Private equity outlook for 2020

Partner and Private Equity Practice head, John Bellew, participated in a roundtable discussion on the outlook for the private equity sector in 2020. The discussion was led by Michael Avery and...

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

Nadine Mather from our Employment & Benefits Department, spoke to Michael Avery on Classic 1027 #ClassicBusiness about addressing gender-based sexual violence in...

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