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Mauritius to embrace blockchain technology

This article discusses the adoption of blockchain technology and the challenges of making Mauritius a FinTech hub in the region.

The lender’s choice: a pledge or a charge?

This article highlights the main factors that affect a lender’s choice when it comes to taking security in Mauritius.

Amalgamation and migration under Mauritius Law

This article endeavours to highlight the often forgotten concepts of amalgamation and migration of companies which underlie some fundamental M&A transactions.

Separation of Chairman and CEO roles?

The role of the chairman is critical to good governance and to effective performance, but the law does not describe the role other than being the person who chairs board meetings.

Restrictions on giving financial assistance

The Companies Act 2001 seeks to prevent the assets of the company being used to assist a third party who wishes to acquire or hold a beneficial interest in that company.

Enforcement of Arbitral Awards

This article provides an overview between a domestic award and an international award, as well as the procedures for the enforcement of those awards.

State Trading Corporation v Betamax Ltd (“Betamax”) 

This case summary brings a new dimension to the approach of the highest court of the land on international arbitration.

Case-Law Summary

This articles discusses recent cases likely to influence the practice of global business in Mauritius.

Key Contacts

Malcolm Moller

Group Managing Partner: Mauritius, Seychelles, Shanghai

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Yahia Nazroo

Partner: Mauritius

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Manisha Lallah

Counsel: Mauritius

T +230 203 4319
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Karishma Beegoo

Associate: Mauritius

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Ashley Oogorah

Senior Associate: Mauritius

T +230 203 4311
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Farzanah Nawool

Senior Associate: Mauritius

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