Mondaq Middle East & Africa: Finance and Banking
Youssry Saleh & Partners
The banker-customer relationship can be classified as an agency contract which entails privacy to be maintained of the said relationship. In general, an agent owes a duty of care and privacy
Youssry Saleh & Partners
The Egyptian Financial Regulatory Authority (FRA) supervises & regulates all non-banking financial markets and instruments, including capital markets, futures exchanges, insurance activities, mortgage finance, financial leasing, factoring, securitization and microfinance.
Youssry Saleh & Partners
Although the lending activity in Egypt has been growing, Egyptian banks continue to enjoy ‘large financial flexibility as the credit facilities to deposits ratio remains low at a mere 42%'.
Andersen Tax & Legal Egypt
The new law lays down the rules and procedures for licensing financial leasing companies.
Amereller Legal Consultants
The operation of the ECR marks another step towards modernizing the secured debt infrastructure.
Dentons
The Housing Fund Regulations, 2018 (the Regulations) were gazetted on Friday 21 December 2018 and require that:
Anjarwalla & Khanna
There is a significant legislative effort by Parliament to amend the Law of Contract Act.
TRIPLEOKLAW Advocates LLP
Miller Bwire and Janet Othero, both Associates at TRIPLEOKLAW, speak about the expectations banks have of their legal service providers.
TRIPLEOKLAW Advocates LLP
Bryan Muindi, an Associate at TRIPLEOKLAW, comments on what are likely to be high growth opportunities with regard to the Emerging Markets practice area.
BLC Robert
On 8 April 2019, the Financial Services Commission, which is the regulator for non-banking financial services and global business sectors, published a guidance note, entitled 'Securities Token Offering'.
Appleby
There has been a growing interest to ascribe a meaning to the phrase ‘institutions agréées' since the Mauritian Supreme Court (Supreme Court)
Appleby
Loss of profit, possible risks to reputation, decrease in stock price… an endless list on the impact of insider dealing and market abuse. Whilst cybersecurity risks may be a contributing factor,
TMF Group
Let's dive into the changes in detail and what they mean for corporations in Mauritius.
Nishith Desai Associates
Discussion Hosted By NDA And The Financial Services Commission, Mauritius On SEBI Circular (August 13, 2018)
Banwo & Ighodalo
By the time ‘The Nigerian Capital Market Master Plan 2015-2025' was launched by the SEC in November 2015, as a 10-year road map for developing the country's capital market into a global financial center, ...
Perchstone & Graeys
On October 22, 2018, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) issued a circular pursuant to its Microfinance Policy, Regulatory and Supervisory Framework (April 2011).
Deloitte Nigeria
President Muhammadu Buhari has declined assent to the National Housing Fund (NHF) Bill, 2018 (the Bill) which was recently passed by the National Assembly.
Banwo & Ighodalo
In a letter dated March 19, 2019, addressed to the leadership of the National Assembly and read at Plenary on the floor of the Senate on Tuesday, April 2, 2019, President Muhammadu Buhari declined assent to eight Bills ...
AELEX
By a letter to the Senate President dated 28th March 2019, the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria declined to assent to the National Housing Fund (Establishment) Bill 2018 which had been earlier passed by the National Assembly.
STA Law Firm
The Abu Dhabi Global Markets (the ADGM) are comprised of three independent authorities namely, the Registration Authority, the Financial Services Authority and the ADGM Courts
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
As of today, the amount of investment that can qualify as SRI in the energy sector is still relatively low; however, increased eff orts are being made to increase the amount of investment
Gowling WLG
We have authored the inaugural UAE chapter in the annual Guide to Litigation Funding published by Law Business Research (part of the "Getting the Deal Through" series).
STA Law Firm
Kuwait is a wealthy and steadily growing nation.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
In the interests of simplicity and efficiency, two new DIFC laws have changed the regulatory requirements for DIFC companies and registered persons as Robert Mitchley explains.
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