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ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING AND COUNTERING THE FINANCING OF TERRORISM HANDBOOK PUBLISHED Governance, Compliance and Investigations

The Mauritian Financial Services Commission (FSC) has issued, on 13 January 2020, its first ‘Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism Handbook’ (AML/ CFT Handbook).

The...

Fri, Jan 17, 2020
NEW PARENTAL LEAVE ENTITLEMENTS IN EFFECT Employment and Benefits

The Labour Laws Amendment Act 10 of 2018 (LLA Act), which introduces new forms of leave for parents in South Africa (in addition to the existing maternity leave entitlement), was signed into law...

Wed, Jan 15, 2020
ADHERENCE TO COPYRIGHT OBLIGATIONS BY LICENSED SERVICE PROVIDERS Intellectual Property

Recently, the Communications Authority of Kenya (“Authority”) and the Kenya Copyright Board (“KECOBO”) published a joint notice compelling broadcast service providers and

Mon, Jan 13, 2020
THE CHAMBERS GLOBAL PRACTICE GUIDE ON INSOLVENCY 2019 SECOND EDITION – UGANDA CHAPTER Litigation and Arbitration, Restructuring

Bowmans partner, William Kasozi, and associates Brian Manyire, Edline Murungi and Joanitta Bogere wrote the Ugandan chapter of the Chambers and Partners Global Practice Guide on Insolvency...

Thu, Jan 09, 2020
DATA PROTECTION ACT: LET’S TALK ABOUT CONSENT Intellectual Property

In the last edition, we explored some of the words and phrases that are referred to in the Act.  A summary of the newsflash can be accessed here.

In this next newsflash, we will look at the...

Wed, Jan 08, 2020
PORTS, TRANSPORT AND LOGISTICS SECTOR NEWS ROUND-UP, 24/2019 (2 – 13 DECEMBER 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, Dec 20, 2019
THE APPOINTMENT OF COMMISSIONERS IN THE NATIONAL LAND COMMISSION AND ITS IMPACT ON LAND TRANSACTIONS Finance

Recently, the chairperson and 6 members of the National Land Commission (the NLC) were sworn in by the Chief Justice, Justice Maraga. This follows the latest suit filed in the Employment and...

Mon, Dec 16, 2019
KENYA DATA PROTECTION ACT; DID YOU KNOW (PART 1) Intellectual Property

We’ll be sending regular snippets to our clients highlighting various areas of the Data Protection Act that we feel you should know about.

The Data Protection Act 2019 contains a lot of jargon...

Wed, Dec 11, 2019
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

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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: 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...

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.

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