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03 Июл: Pavia e Ansaldo for sustainable fashion with the Consulate General of South Africa in Milan and Confindustria Assafrica e Mediterraneo

Pavia e Ansaldo for sustainable fashion with the Consulate General of South Africa in Milan and Confindustria Assafrica e Mediterraneo Milan, 3 July 2019 – “SOUTH AFRICA AND ITALY: emerging designers and affirmed fashion brands promoting the principles of Ethical Fashion” was the topic of the conference organized by Law Firm Pavia e Ansaldo, in cooperation with the Consulate General of South Africa in Milan and Confindustria Assafrica & Mediterraneo. The meeting, dedicated to the topic of sustainable fashion, involved a number of firms, both Italian and African, operating in the sector. The goal of the conference was to promote cooperation…

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10 Май: Cryptocurrency Regulation in East Africa

Cryptocurrency Regulation in East Africa Rome, 10 May 2019 – Over the past few years, there has been increased usage of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum. A report by Financial Sector Development (FSD) Africa points out that cryptocurrency is a fundamentally new way to carry out value transfers over the internet, which eliminates the need for intermediaries.[1] A cryptocurrency could be seen both as a platform (technology/distributed autonomous entity) that provides a public accounting service in place of institutional actors, and as a financial instrument itself (virtual currency) that in some circumstances may act as a medium of exchange, store…

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15 Мар: Libyan Foreign Investment Co. resumes its activities in Italy starting from the real estate properties. The Libyan investment Authority is assisted by Law Firm Pavia e Ansaldo

Libyan Foreign Investment Co. resumes its activities in Italy starting from the real estate properties. The Libyan investment Authority is assisted by Law Firm Pavia e Ansaldo Rome, 15 March 2019 – The Rome representative office of the Libyan Foreign Investment Co. S.A.L. (hereinafter “LAFICO”), assisted by law firm Pavia e Ansaldo with Mario Di Giulio and Caterina Luciani, has requested clarifications from the Financial Security Committee, set up with the Ministry of Economy and Finance, on the status of the restrictive measures in relation to real estate properties in Italy owned by subsidiaries or affiliates of LAFICO, pursuant to the communication of…

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12 Мар: Regulation of Mobile Payment Systems in Kenya

Regulation of Mobile Payment Systems in Kenya Rome, 12 March 2019 – Mobile Payment Systems (MPS) technology has taken us closer to a cashless future making our mobile phones become our wallets. Mobile Payment is simply paying for a product or service through a mobile device such as a cell phone or tablet. MPS have particularly gained popularity in Kenya because of convenience and security. In Kenya, M-Pesa, Airtel Money and T-Kash are special payment systems because they are virtual banking systems that provide transaction services through a SIM card. In other words, they are online payment systems, which allow…

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10 Дек: Financial inclusion in Kenya

Financial Inclusion in Kenya     Rome, 10 December 2018 – Financial Inclusion in Kenya is growing at a fast rate. A great part of this success is accorded to the use of mobile money services. The number of mobile money subscribers has been rising since the launch of M-Shwari in 2012. M-Shwari is a bank account offering both savings and loans that customers access via M-Pesa menu on a mobile phone. In 2016, 18% of the population were using new mobile banking services such as MShwari and KCB M-Pesa. This raised the bank account users to 38%. That is…

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16 Ноя: Novità in tema di OHADA

NOVITÀ IN TEMA DI OHADA Milano, 1 febbraio 2018 – In data 23 novembre 2017 l’OHADA ha adottato due Atti Uniformi, aventi ad oggetto l’arbitrato (con il quale modifica il precedente Atto Uniforme sull’arbitrato dell’11 marzo 1999) e la mediazione, che saranno applicabili all’interno degli Stati membri dell’organizzazione a partire dal 15 marzo 2018. L’OHADA (Organisation pour l’Harmonisation en Afrique du Droit des Affaires) è un’organizzazione internazionale dotata di personalità giuridica internazionale, istituita con il Traité relatif à l’harmonisation du droit des affaires en Afrique sottoscritto da 14 Stati centrafricani in data 17 ottobre 1993 e successivamente modificato con il Trattato di revisione…

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15 Ноя: Pavia e Ansaldo Studio Legale and Uniafrica announce the launch of a partnership for the spread and training on OHADA law

Pavia e Ansaldo Studio Legale and Uniafrica announce the launch of a partnership for the spread and training on OHADA law Milan, 15 November 2018 – Law firm Pavia e Ansaldo and Uniafrica (http://www.uniafrica.org/), as permanent representative for the information and training on OHADA law in the Italian speaking territories, announce the launch of a partnership for the spreading of information on and training in OHADA law (Organisation pour l’harmonisation en Afrique du droit des affaires – Organisation for the Harmonisation of business law in Africa). OHADA is an international organisation currently made up of 17 African States which, through the adoption of…

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06 Ноя: La nostra idea di Africa: il continente che parla tutte le lingue del mondo!

La nostra idea di Africa: il continente che parla tutte le lingue del mondo! Roma, 6 novembre 2018 – Il rinnovato interesse dei paesi europei per l’Africa, l’interesse consolidato e costantemente in crescita della Cina ma anche quello del Giappone e l’ininterrotto rapporto da sempre esistente con in paesi arabi e l’India, pongono sempre più l’Africa al centro dell’attenzione degli stati e delle imprese. Da qui il crescere della nostra attività da e per l’Africa, con l’assistenza legale alle nostre imprese che investono in questo continente e alle imprese africane che cercano intese con quelle italiane il sostegno ad attività di cooperazione e…

05 Июл: The President of the Republic of South Africa signed the African Continental Free Trade Area agreement (AfCFTA)

The President of the Republic of South Africa signed the African Continental Free Trade Area agreement (AfCFTA) On Sunday, July 1, 2018, the President of the Republic of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa, signed the African Continental Free Trade Area agreement (AfCFTA), which aims at constituting a free trade area among member States of the African Union. The Agreement was initially signed by 44 States on March 21, 2018, during the XXth extraordinary Summit of the African Union held in Kigali, Rwanda. The entry into the free-trade agreement by the Republic of South Africa bolsters the scope of the AfCFTA intents, also…