Opinion and Analysis
Head of General Finance Practice Group, Ulrike Naumann, knowledge and learning lawyer, Alison Mellon, partner, Joshua Janks and senior associate, Theunis Claassen, wrote the South African chapter...Fri, Jun 18, 2021
A NEW ERA FOR INDUSTRIAL AND MINING POWER CONSUMERS Construction, Project Finance
President Ramaphosa’s announcement on 10 June 2021 that the registration threshold for self-generation facilities is to be raised from 1MW to 100MW, will unlock significant opportunities for the...Fri, Jun 18, 2021
The Finance Minister, Honourable Mwigulu Lameck Nchemba, delivered his highly anticipated National Budget speech on 10 June 2021 in Dodoma. This Budget is the first in the implementation of the...Tue, Jun 15, 2021
COVID-19: AMENDED CONSOLIDATED DIRECTION ON OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY MEASURES SHEDS SOME LIGHT ON EMPLOYEE VACCINATIONS Employment and Benefits
The Minister of Employment and Labour has issued an amended COVID-19 Direction on Occupational Health and Safety Measures in Certain Workplaces (Amended OHS Direction), which was gazetted on 11...Tue, Jun 15, 2021
MAURITIUS: OVERVIEW OF THE 2021-22 BUDGET – RECOVERY, REVIVAL AND RESILIENCE Corporate Services
On 11 June 2021, Dr the Honourable Renganaden Padayachy, the Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and Development presented his second National Budget, the theme of which was ‘Recovery,...Sat, Jun 12, 2021
HOW THE LAW NEEDS TO CHANGE TO LIFT SELF-GENERATED POWER TO 100MW Regulatory Services
Changing the law to allow private businesses to self-generate up to 100MW of electricity with minimal regulatory red tape should be a relatively straightforward process. Less clear at this point...Fri, Jun 11, 2021
AFRICA INSIGHTS (10TH EDITION): SOVEREIGN DEBT: WHAT IS BEHIND AFRICA’S DEBT BURDEN? Banking and Financial Services Regulatory
This 10th edition of Africa Insights investigates sovereign debt which is a topic of enormous interest to business because of its impact on markets and economies – for better or for worse,...Wed, Jun 09, 2021
NATIONAL RIGHTS REGISTRY UPDATES: DATA RE-ENTRY ON THE KECOBO DIGITAL PLATFORM Intellectual Property
The Kenya Copyright Board (KECOBO) has issued a public notice dated 20 May 2021, that requires all rights-holders who had previously registered their works using the manual registration system to...Tue, Jun 08, 2021
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MATTER REVIEW – SOUTH AFRICA: BOWMANS ASSISTS AB INBEV AND SAB WITH THEIR EMPOWERMENT TRANSACTIONS
We advised The South African Breweries (SAB) and Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) on the unwind of their existing B-BBEE transaction – SAB Zenzele, which was concluded in 2010 (2010...02 Jun 2021 12:00
BOWMANS ESTABLISHES A NEW DISPUTE RESOLUTION TEAM OFFERING CORPORATE INVESTIGATIONS AND INTEGRATED RISK SERVICES ACROSS THE CONTINENT
Leading African law firm Bowmans today announced the formation of a new multi-disciplinary team as part of its ongoing efforts to help clients with their most pressing legal matters on the African...13 May 2021 12:00
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The Bowmans Shipping Podcast #2: Getting seafarers home in the time of Covid
Stories of seafarers stuck on ships has been a constant refrain of the Covid 19 pandemic within the shipping world and, indeed, the broader press across the world. Partner, Lana Stockton, has been...
The Bowmans Shipping Podcast #1: Namibia – the hidden gem of ship mortgage enforcement
Protection of Personal Information Act – Fine Music Radio interview with Chloë Loubser
Senior associate, Chloë Loubser from our Employment and Benefits Practice was interviewed on Fine Music Radio’s Talking Point on the Protection of Personal Information Act, which came into...
Media Interview: Private equity roundup of 2020 and outlook for 2021
Head of our Private Equity Practice, John Bellew, participated in a panel discussion on IONOfm. Michael Avery facilitated the discussion which covered what the industry and investors can learn...