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Uganda M&A activity rises as politics settle and economy recovers

Renewed political stability, investor-friendly tax relief and slowly recovering commodity prices have seen Uganda enjoying an uptick in merger and acquisition activity so far in 2017.

Law Firm: Bowmans | Published: 12 June 2017 | Practice Area: Merger Control

Banking on Africa: a guide to financing transactions on the continent

This guide answers some of the most frequently asked questions relating to the provision of financing and the law in certain key African jurisdictions, including Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Madagascar, Uganda and Botswana, as well as the countries covered by OHADA, WAEMU and CEMAC.

Law Firm: Bowmans | Published: 04 June 2017 | Practice Area: Banking and Finance

Uganda moves to further regulate the financial sector

The Ugandan government recently introduced new legislation to further streamline and regulate the financial sector.

Law Firm: Bowmans | Published: 20 December 2016 | Practice Area: Banking and Finance

A guide to the employment consequences of business transfers in 10 key African countries

The African continent has recently seen a significant increase in cross-border transactions and foreign investment. This guide provides an overview of the employment law consequences of business transfers in ten key African jurisdictions, including South Africa, Nigeria, Senegal and Kenya.

Law Firm: Bowmans | Published: 07 November 2016 | Practice Area: Employment

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The Financial Institutions (Amendment) Act, 2015 – Uganda

The Parliament of Uganda at the beginning of the year passed the Financial Institutions (Amendment) Act, 2015. The most notable inclusion is the introduction of Islamic Financial Business, the conduct of financial business in accordance with the principles of Sharia’h Law.

Law Firm: Bowmans | Published: 20 September 2016 | Practice Area: Financial Services Regulation

Infrastructure in Uganda: the key projects transforming the country

Infrastructure funding currently comprises around one third of the total Ugandan Government expenditure every year, and major projects involving agribusiness, transport and telecoms are all under way. This article outlines some of these projects and how they are set to transform the country.

Law Firm: Bowmans | Published: 19 July 2016 | Practice Area: Infrastructure

Investing in Africa - the importance of due diligence on M&A transactions

The opportunities to invest in Africa are plentiful. Yet with more than 50 legal systems, some regimes can present various issues for a foreign investor in terms of M&A transactions. Skadden's Doug Nordlinger and Sarah Wolpert underline the importance of due diligence on such M&A transactions.

Law Firm: Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom | Published: 11 September 2012 | Practice Area: Collective Investment Schemes

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The new and old frontiers in Africa's upstream oil and gas sector

This briefing details the changes taking place in the African upstream oil and gas sector, with a focus on "old frontier" countries with abundant petroleum reserves and "new frontier" countries whose natural resources were until very recently perceived to be found exclusively in the mineral sector.

Law Firm: Herbert Smith Freehills | Published: 30 November 2011 | Practice Area: Gas

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2011 African tax guide – what every investor and entrepreneur needs to know

This tax guide for investors and entrepreneurs gives an overview of the basic tax provisions, incentives and potential pitfalls that any investor needs to consider before establishing a presence in Africa. Countries examined in detail are Ghana, Kenya, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 15 November 2011 | Practice Area: Environmental Taxes

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