AVCA Legal & Regulatory Bulletin

The bi-annual AVCA Legal & Regulatory Bulletin aims to provide updates and insights from experienced industry professionals across the AVCA membership on topical issues and developments that impact on the legal and regulatory landscape for private capital in Africa. The inaugural edition was launched in April 2017, at the 14th Annual AVCA Conference which took place in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire.


AVCA Legal & Regulatory Bulletin - Issue 9

AVCA's Legal & Regulatory Committee is pleased to present the latest in the AVCA Legal & Regulatory Bulletin series. In this edition, we cover private equity investment in Uganda and a newly proposed competition bill. In Kenya, we cover changes in the carbon trading regulatory regime and capital gains tax implications on offshore disposals of shares –topics of relevance to investors with exposure to Kenyan assets. We also travel to Rwanda, where we take a closer look at the country’s market building efforts, including the growth of the Kigali International Financial Centre, and provide a regulatory update for private equity investors.  

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AVCA Legal & Regulatory Bulletin - Issue 8

AVCA's Legal & Regulatory Committee is pleased to present a special bulletin on merger control in Africa. Notwithstanding an unsettled macro environment, this edition of the LRC bulletin focuses back on the more mundane legal developments over the last several months that affect PE activity on the continent.

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AVCA Legal & Regulatory Bulletin - Issue 7

AVCA's Legal & Regulatory Committee is pleased to present a special bulletin on merger control in Africa. Notwithstanding an unsettled macro environment, this edition of the LRC bulletin focuses back on the more mundane legal developments over the last several months that affect PE activity on the continent.

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AVCA Legal & Regulatory Bulletin - Issue 6

AVCA's Legal & Regulatory Committee is pleased to present the latest edition of the L&R Bulletin. Notwithstanding an unsettled macro environment, this edition of the LRC bulletin focuses back on the more mundane legal developments over the last several months that affect PE activity on the continent.

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AVCA Legal & Regulatory Bulletin Issue 5

In this special issue, the Legal & Regulatory Committee dive deeper into the legal concerns surrounding portfolio maintenance, fund liquidity, African state assistance programs, and the new norm of deal transactions with the industry.

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AVCA Legal & Regulatory Bulletin - Issue 4

AVCA is pleased to present the 4th issue of the AVCA Legal and Regulatory bulletin. This issue includes insightful contributions from experts on topical regulatory, fiscal and market developments impacting the African private investment industry.

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AVCA Legal & Regulatory Bulletin - Issue 3

AVCA is pleased to present the 3rd issue of the AVCA Legal and Regulatory bulletin. This issue includes insightful contributions from experts such as Debevoise and Plimpton, Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie, PwC Mauritius and others, on topical regulatory, fiscal and market developments impacting the African private equity industry.

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AVCA Legal & Regulatory Bulletin - Issue 2

Compliments of the season from the AVCA Legal & Regulatory (L&R) Committee on the Winter Issue of the bulletin coming at the end of an eventful year for African private equity. The contributions to this second issue of the bi-annual AVCA Legal & Regulatory Bulletin reflect a heightened focus on regulation and compliance across jurisdictions flagged by AVCA’s inaugural special research report: Volatility and Uncertainty: How Private Equity in Africa Navigates Through Turbulent Times.

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AVCA Legal & Regulatory Bulletin - Issue 1

AVCA is pleased to release the first Legal & Regulatory Bulletin at the 14th Annual AVCA Conference. This first edition aims to provide bi-annual updates and insights from experienced industry professionals across the AVCA membership on topical issues and developments that impact on the legal and regulatory landscape for private capital in Africa. We hope that the Bulletin will help participants understand and navigate the African private equity and venture capital environment and the unique opportunities that the different jurisdictions present.

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