Spain’s Renewable Energy Revolution is set to redefine Europe’s energy scene. Poised to overshadow other major European economies, Spain forecasts drawing more than 50% of
South Africa is making significant strides towards a greener energy landscape. President Cyril Ramaphosa’s launch of the Just Energy Transition Investment Plan (JET IP) marks
Exploring the Rise of Piezoelectric Harvesting Technology As the global community grapples with escalating environmental concerns, renewable energy sources have become the lynchpin in the
New Filing Requirement For All South African Companies; Protecting The Integrity Of Our Regulatory Framework
The Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (“CIPC”), which administers about 2.1 million active companies in South Africa, has recently introduced the requirement for companies to register their beneficial owners (“BOs”) as part of their annual returns process. The introduction of BO registration is aimed at promoting transparency and combating financial crimes such as money laundering and corruption.
Nigeria has long established itself as a pioneer of the start-up ecosystem on the African continent, leading the way in various sectors and increasingly becoming
The Mauritius Banking Sector has been established since 1838 and boasts the oldest banking institution of the south of the Sahara, and one of the oldest banks of the Commonwealth.
The Innovations of the 2022 Finance Law: A Review of the Major Fiscal Measures to Broaden the Tax Base and Ameliorate the Business Climate in Cameroon
This month we are introducing the innovations of the new 2022 Finance law in Cameroon. This discussion will be centered on the review of fiscal measures put in place to broaden the tax base which in effect ameliorates the business climate in Cameroon.
On 8 December, the National Assembly received the 2021 Finance Bill (the Bill) for consideration and eventual passage. As a build-on of the 2020 version, the Bill seeks to amend multiple laws such as the; the Capital Gains Act; Stamp Duties Act, Personal Income Tax Act; Companies Income Tax Act; Tertiary Education Trust Fund (Establishment Act) etc.
South African Revenue Service (Sars) Implements New Rules for the Customs and Excise Client Accreditation
The South African Revenue Service (SARS) is established in terms of the South African Revenue Service Act 34 of 1997 as an autonomous agency, which is responsible for administering the South African tax system and customs service. SARS recently implemented new rules under section 64E of the Customs and Excise Act No.91 of 1964 (“the Act”). The old Rules which provided for accredited client status have been repealed in their entirety and replaced by a new set of Rules. This new set of rules became effective on 23 July 2021.
On 3 August 2021, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) issued new guidelines (the Guidelines) with the aim to further regulate and set up a
Mauritius Offers a Plethora of Schemes and Facilities for the Entertainment Industry; Recently Premiered Netflix Film, “resort to Love” Entirely Filmed in Mauritius
Mauritius does not only offer beautiful scenery for film production but offers ‘The Mauritius Film Rebate Scheme’ which is a project of the Economic Development Board (EDB), in association with the Mauritius Film Development Corporation (MFDC).
The apex regulator of banking activities in Nigeria has released new guidelines to further regulate the services provided by mobile money operators (MMOs) in Nigeria (“the new guidelines”).