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Mauritius: The evolution of the global business sector in Mauritius and impending changes in June 2021

21 April 2021 by Tania Li, 5 Fifteen Barristers

The global business sector was established in the early 1990s to attract foreign investment into Mauritius and has gradually become one of the pillars of the economy today.

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Mauritius: Amendments to the Financial Services (Special Purpose Fund) Rules 2021

21 April 2021 by Tania Li, 5 Fifteen Barristers

The Financial Services (Special Purpose Fund) Rules 2013 applicable to collective investment schemes and closed-end funds (schemes) authorised by the FSC were recently revamped on 6 March 2021 by the proclamation of the Financial Services (Special Purpose Fund) Rules 2021 (the Rules).

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Angola: Online registration form for suppliers of the oil sector

20 April 2021 by VdA Vieira de Almeida

The National Petroleum, Gas and Biofuels Agency (“ANPG”), the National Concessionaire for the Angolan oil sector, has recently made available the online registration form for the sector’s suppliers.

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Angola Exchange Policy

14 April 2021 by VdA Vieira de Almeida

Establishes the rules and procedures applicable to foreign exchange transactions for the settlement of imports and exports of goods in Angola.

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Panama: Alcogal advised Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation

14 April 2021 by Alemán Cordero Galindo & Lee

Alcogal advised Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Citigroup Global Markets and JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A., as arranger, as well as the creditors, on a loan to Global Bank Corporation for US$200 million.

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Mozambique: Decree No. 20/2021, of 13 April - Amendments to the Investment Law Regulation approved by Decree No. 43/2009, of 21 August

13 April 2021 by VdA Vieira de Almeida

With the aim of adapting national and foreign investment processes (“Investment Projects”) to a new institutional framework of coordination and in the context of a policy to attract and facilitate those investments, Decree no. 20/2021, of 13 April (“Decree”), was approved, introducing amendments to the Investment Law Regulation.

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Armenia: What Happens to Repo on Default: Application of Bankruptcy Laws to Banks and other Financial Institutions in Armenia

08 April 2021 by Legelata, Gor Margaryan

It is accepted business in the financial industry to extend short term loans via taking securities of different types (equity or debt) as security of repayment. However, such transaction is not formed as a loan against security but rather a sale transaction with an option (call and/or put) to return or resell the securities back to the original seller. Such transactions are widely known as repurchase transactions or short – repo transactions.

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Cyprus: OECD issues updated guidance on tax treaties amid covid-19

08 April 2021 by Elias Neocleous & Co LLC - Cyprus, Elena Christodoulou

On the 21st of January 2021, the OECD issued a guidance on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on tax treaties. This updates the previous guidance issued by the OECD Secretariat on 3 April 2020.

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Philippines: Corporate Recovery and Tax Incentives for Enterprises (CREATE) Act passed into law

08 April 2021 by Quisumbing Torres

On 26 March 2021, the president signed into law Republic Act No. 11534 or the CREATE Act, which is the reconciled version of the Bicameral Conference Committee. It settled the disagreeing provisions of House Bill No. 4157 and Senate Bill No. 1357. The CREATE Act was previously known as the Corporate Income Tax and Incentives Reform Act (CITIRA) bill. The law will become effective on 11 April 2021.

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Portugal: New rules for non-performing exposures securisations and synthetic securisations

01 April 2021 by VdA Vieira de Almeida

Regulation (EU) 2021/557 and Regulation (EU) 2021/558, both of 31 March 2021, approved relevant amendments to the Securitisation Regulation and to the Capital Requirements Regulation, respectively, which entail material adjustments to the securitisation framework and are intended to support the economic recovery in response to COVID-19 crisis.

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