Entries by amicidesign-veema

DEADLINE FOR MANDATORY RECORDATION OF IP RIGHTS IN KENYA HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO 1st JANUARY 2023

On the 26th of April 2022, the Kenyan Anti-Counterfeit Authority (“ACA”) published Public Notice, No. 1/2022, in which it announced a deadline for the recordal on the Anti-Counterfeit Authority Integrated Management System (“AIMS”) of all goods bearing Intellectual Property Rights being imported into Kenya. That Notice required that all Intellectual Property Rights Holders to record their Intellectual Property Rights […]

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE COMPLIANCE OF THE REGULATION 18 OF THE BANKING AND FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS ACT (CORPORATE GOVERNANCE) REGULATIONS BY BANK BOARD MEMBERS.

Regulation 18 of the Banking and Financial Institutions (Corporate Governance) Regulations, Government Notice Number 767 of 2021, requires Bank’s Board Members to submit to the Bank of Tanzania (BoT), a written undertaking that the Board Members shall fulfil their obligations towards maintaining a safe, sound and profitable bank and comply with the provisions of Regulation […]

KENYA INTRODUCES CUSTOMS RECORDAL TO FIGHT COUNTERFEIT PRACTICES

In the wake of increased counterfeit goods in the Kenyan market, in January 2019, Kenya amended the Anti-counterfeit Act of 2008, through the Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act of 2018, which made recordation of Intellectual Property Rights through the Anti-counterfeit Authority (ACA) mandatory. The amendment became operational on 30th July 2021, after publication in the […]

INSURBODINATION UNDER THE LABOUR LAWS: KNOW THE FACTS

The Employment and Labour Relations (Code of Good Practice) G.N. NO. 42 of 2007 under Rule 12 (2)(3)(f) pronounces insubordination as a serious misconduct, that makes a continued employment relationship intolerable. The 10th Edition of Black’s Law Dictionary, defines the term insubordination as a disregard of an employer’s instructions, especially a behavior that gives the […]

GETTING THE DEAL THROUGH TRADEMARKS PUBLICATION 2019 (15th Edition) – TANZANIA CHAPTER

We are proud to announce that VEMMA Attorneys was amongst the prestigious law firms invited tocontribute to the Getting the Deal Through Trademarks Publication 2019 (15th Edition) forTanzania Chapter. We covered the Tanzania Chapter for this Publication. This 15th Edition covers common issues inTrademarks Laws and Regulations across 40 Jurisdictions. Areas of Law covered include: […]

REGISTRATION OF FOREIGN LOANS WITH THE BANK OF TANZANIA

The encouragement of the Government of Tanzania to the private sector participation of economic activity through the external borrowing has significantly increased the private sector external debt, through this awake by the government to stimulate the growth in the private sector, there is an increase of borrowers, borrowing from the international banks and offshore financial […]

ENFORCEMENT OF FOREIGN MONEY JUDGMENTS AND ENFORCEMENT OF FOREIGN ARBITRAL AWARDS IN TANZANIA

The enforcement of foreign judgments in Tanzania is governed by the Reciprocal Enforcement of Foreign Judgment Act [Cap 8 R.E. 2002], the Act stipulates the registration and execution of foreign money judgments with countries that have been listed in the Act which Tanzania has reciprocal enforcement arrangements, these countries are Australia (New South Wales), Botswana, […]