Summary of recent changes in arbitration

This year has marked a significant change in the field of arbitration in Mauritius. In July 2018, the island witnessed the extinction of LCIA-MIAC Arbitration centre and the sudden emergence of the Mauritius International Arbitration Centre (MIAC), as a new successor to the now defunct LCIA-MIAC Arbitration centre.

Mauritius Investment Fund: A Gateway for Global Investors to invest in Africa

Africa is increasingly becoming an ideal investment destination for global investors. Over the past few decades, many African countries have experienced a rise in trade and investment, unprecedented rates of growth and structural transformation.

Regulatory Sandbox License

The Regulatory Sandbox Licence (RSL) was introduced to the Mauritian business landscape by the National Budget 2018/2019 which provided for the setting up of a National Regulatory Sandbox Licence Committee under the purview of the Financial Services Commission of Mauritius (FSC), regulator of non-financial and global business services.

Insider dealing and market abuse – the limelight of the Bull Market

This article discusses loss of profit, possible risks to reputation, decrease in stock price… an endless list on the impact of insider dealing and market abuse in Mauritius.

Case-Law Summary

This articles discusses recent cases of interest for 2018, including civil procedure, company law and insolvency.

GDPR and Data Protection in Mauritius

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which came into force on 25 May 2018 brought radical changes to data privacy laws in the European Union, thus impacting businesses, regardless of whether they have a corporate presence in the EU or use EU based assets to process data.

Les Institutions Agréées – An Analysis

This articles analyses the approach of the Supreme Court on the question to guide actors of the global business industry on what the highest court of the land will be prepared to accept as ‘institutions agréées’.

Scope of exequatur

This article provides an analysis of the likelihood of enforcing foreign judgments against foreign parties before the Mauritian Supreme Court.

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