The year has been eventful and rich in regulatory developments both globally and on the domestic fronts. As the year draws to its close, the time is for reflection on how best to weather through the challenges ahead as we continue to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic and adapt to the new economic challenges on the international scene.

We extend our best wishes to you all for a peaceful holiday period and a successful new year.

Malcolm Moller
Group Managing Partner

Corporate updates
17 Nov 2022

Banker's duty of confidentiality

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17 Nov 2022

The Statutory Requirement for a Debenture Holders’ Representative in Mauritius

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17 Nov 2022

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Dispute Resolution
17 Nov 2022

Mauritius Case-Law Summary November 2022

This is a summary of recent cases likely to influence the practice of global business in Mauritius.

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