Mondaq Middle East & Africa: Technology
Amereller Legal Consultants
As Uber has transformed the taxi-business, Fintechs are challenging the role of banks as the sole providers of financial services.
AO2 Law
By its circular dated September 13, 2018 the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) released the Regulations on Instant (Inter - Bank) Electronic Funds Transfer Services in Nigeria (the Regulations).
Jackson Etti & Edu
Below, is a synoptic analysis of the issues and potential impact of this Cybersecurity Levy on the operations of MMOs and PSPs.
Deloitte Nigeria
The year 2017 recorded some historic events in cyber space with a fierce battle for supremacy between the cyber criminals and the good guys
AELEX
A domain name is a unique name that an individual or organization chooses in order to identify his/its website.
Deloitte Nigeria
In 2017, it is no news that with the increasing rise in technologies, going digital is the optimal route to attain success and longevity as a business or organization.
Pryor Cashman LLP
The Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority (SAMA) has taken the position that Bitcoin is now illegal in Saudi Arabia. SAMA published a warning drafted by its Standing Committee
Al Tamimi & Company
The technology revolution continues to rapidly gather pace on a global scale. Terms such as "FinTech", "blockchain" and "cryptocurrencies" are becoming every day terms.
Al Tamimi & Company
The last two decades have witnessed phenomenal advancements in information technology (IT), which have fostered a remarkable level of innovation in products and services offered across numerous industries.
Clyde & Co
Technology and innovation underpins large parts of Saudi Arabia's National Transformation Program. As it seeks to improve economic competitiveness and enhance efficiency, Vision 2030 ...
Dentons
In early 2018 (following a public consultation process held during 2016), the Saudi Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) issued the Cloud Computing Regulatory Framework (CCRF).
Adams & Adams
Growing interest in blockchain technology also has an impact on the patent system.
ENSafrica
Over the past year, South Africa has seen some significant changes impacting its commercial financial landscape.
ENSafrica
Blockchain is very much in the news these days, most often in the context of Bitcoin. But people are also talking about blockchain in the context of brands and trade marks.
Clyde & Co
Organisations of all sizes and across all industry sectors are becoming targets of cyber criminals. Attacks are becoming more frequent, more sophisticated and with dire consequences.
Clyde & Co
What is abundantly clear from recent media reports is that organisations of all sizes and across all industry sectors are becoming targets of cyber criminals.
STA Law Firm
The UAE is known for its highly technologically driven environment.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
The sources of payments law in the UAE depend on whether the payment service is governed by the laws of the United Arab Emirates (the "UAE") ...
STA Law Firm
Cybercrimes have become a global issue with many jurisdictions frantically trying to incorporate new legislation to cover such crimes and create new punishments to ensure that perpetrators are adequately persecuted.
STA Law Firm
The President of the UAE and the ruler of Abu Dhabi, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has issued a new decree for the amendment of Federal Decree Law Number 5 of 2012 concerning UAE cyber crimes.
Clyde & Co
The United Arab Emirates has issued a series of amendments to its Cybercrimes Law, including harsher penalties and sanctions for those who commit technology-related offences.
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Strachan Partners
Nigeria is the largest market in Africa and one of the fastest growing countries in the world. The country has a thriving and relatively easy business environment with numerous investment opportunities in various sectors.
Africa Law Practice
Non-agricultural employment in the informal economy represents 66% of total employment in sub-Saharan Africa.
Appleby
There are three recent developments that will impact the Mauritian offshore commercial market.
Famsville Solicitors
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) recently published a draft guideline on cybersecurity for Deposit Money Banks (DMB'S) and Payment Service Providers (PSP's).
Famsville Solicitors
However, protecting privacy should not be allowed to muscle out the much needed life-saving innovation in the industry.
AO2 Law
By its circular dated September 13, 2018 the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) released the Regulations on Instant (Inter - Bank) Electronic Funds Transfer Services in Nigeria (the Regulations).
STA Law Firm
The world is in a continually developing state, with new and exciting inventions and technologies arising on a regular basis. It would take some form of expert, or perhaps your average teenager, to entirely keep up to date with all that is new.
Dentons
According to the Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA), foreign investment licence issuances have increased by 130 per cent during the first quarter of 2018.
KISCH IP
In 1962, when Nelson Mandela was imprisoned, Telstar launched the first communications satellite, and General Electric introduced the world to the single LED.
STA Law Firm
Cybercrimes have become a global issue with many jurisdictions frantically trying to incorporate new legislation to cover such crimes and create new punishments to ensure that perpetrators are adequately persecuted.
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