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06 Sep: Agreement between M. Seventy and Black Diamond for White Milano. Di Francia and Pavia e Ansaldo: the firms

Agreement between M. Seventy and Black Diamond for White Milano. Di Francia and Pavia e Ansaldo: the firms   Milan, 6 September 2023 – M. Seventy, the organiser of the White Milano exhibition, and Black Diamonds Communications (The Fashion Firm SA), a South African company representing several South African fashion brands, have entered into an agreement under which ten South African fashion brands will participate in White Milano for the 2023, 2024 and 2025 editions held during the Milan Fashion Week in September.   The companies were assisted by Law Firm Di Francia and Law Firm Pavia e Ansaldo respectively….

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11 Ene: Anche in Africa iniziano a regolamentare il Fintech: il caso Kenya

Anche in Africa iniziano a regolamentare il Fintech: il caso Kenya Roma, 11 gennaio 2023 – Mario Di Giulio su Huffington Post con l’articolo “Anche in Africa iniziano a regolamentare il Fintech: il caso Kenya”.   ‘La crescita tumultuosa del mercato credito concesso in forma digitale in Kenya ha condotto le autorità a regolare il mercato, attraverso l’imposizione della richiesta di autorizzazione all’esercizio dell’attività alla Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) a tutte le società che intendono svolgere servizi da digital credit providers. L’imposizione prevede alcune eccezioni, quali, tra le altre, le banche, le poste e le società di credito cooperativo…

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10 Oct: The Unique Results and Main Challenge of Merging Law and Technology in Africa

The Unique Results and Main Challenge of Merging Law and Technology in Africa “Computers are going to take over certain legal tasks — the practice of law will focus more on advice.” These are the predictive words of MetLife Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Ricardo Anzaldua, during the 2017 New York Legaltech Week.   There is no denying the far-reaching impact of technology on our day-to-day life. In this respect, Africa has not been left behind.   Rédaction Africanews recently conducted an interview segment with Neema Magimba, a Tanzanian legal counsel who co-founded the Sheria Kiganjani platform. Her platform…

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30 Jun: Asylum rights: the children perspective

Asylum rights: the children perspective EULab Summer School on Labour Migration in the European Union 30 June 2022, 11:00-13:00 Law Department of the University of Napoli Federico II and online (MS Teams)   Speeches Schedule   Short introduction   Caterina Luciani and Mario Di Giulio Mario (Respectively, President and Vice President of The Thinking Watermill Society and both partners of Pavia e Ansaldo Law Firm)   Silent Cries: Research Report to the Need for Increased Protection of Child Asylum Seekers in the EU Maria Angela Wangui, Davis Kosgei, Anita Wambui (LB from Strathmore University)   A Combined Effort Towards Refugees…

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19 Ene: Data Protection in East Africa

Data Protection in East Africa Data protection aims at greatly safeguarding the right to privacy and this is a matter that is of utmost importance in the current digital age.   This is especially important as the global economy is a digital economy and hence it is heavily reliant on digitization in order to leverage its economic success.   The right to privacy lies squarely at the centre of data protection and, therefore, a proper understanding and safeguarding of data protection in the digital age may be fulfilled only by properly understanding the right to privacy.   Privacy is a…

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03 Ago: Economic Policies African States have implemented to respond to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Economic Policies African States have implemented to respond to the COVID-19 Pandemic Background The COVID-19 pandemic has been dubbed the “defining global health crisis of our time since World War II,” by international health systems experts.(Source: www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/coronavirus.html). To curb the spread of the virus, search for a remedy and vaccine, mitigate the socio-economic effects:  governments, healthcare specialists, the private sector and international health organisations have come together to formulate policies, researches and action plans. Economists have stated that the pandemic represents an unprecedented shock to the global economy. The global tally by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as of 29th…