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The Mauritius FSC issues Guidance Note on Securities Token Offering

On 8 April 2019, the Financial Services Commission ("FSC"), which is the regulator for non-banking financial services and global business sectors, published a guidance note, entitled 'Securities Token Offering' (the "Guidance Note"). This is the FSC'S second guidance note under its Fintech Series with a view of promoting Fintech-related initiatives in Mauritius...

Major Transaction: Non-Compliance and recourse available to shareholders

The general principle under section 129 (1) of the Companies Act (the "Act") is that the business and affairs of the company shall be managed by, or under the supervision of, the Board. Section 129 (2) of the Act further provides that the Board shall have all the powers necessary for managing, and for directing and supervising the management of, the business and affairs of the company...

Mauritius FSC implements licensing framework for digital asset custodian services in March 2019

In line with its statutory objective of studying new avenues for development in the financial services sector, responding to new challenges and taking full advantage of new opportunities for achieving economic sustainability and job creation...

Highlights of Recent Amendments to the AML/CFT Laws in Mauritius

Mauritius has made significant alterations to laws related to anti-money laundering following its Eastern and Southern Africa Anti-Money Laundering Group ...

Change in Jurisdiction of the Courts.

The Judicial and Legal Provisions (Amendment No. 2) Act 2018 has amended with effect from 3 January 2019 the jurisdictions of the District Courts...