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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...

Transaction Alert -BLC Robert acted as legal advisor to New Futures Ltd on the structuring and capital raise of the Le Domaine de Grand-Baie

We have acted as legal advisor to AEGIDE DOMITYS and 2Futures on the EUR 58.5 million structuring and capital raise for the construction of Le Domaine de Grand-Baie...

Transaction Alert BLC Robert acted as Mauritian counsel to BPCE IOM on the sale of its entire shareholding in Banque des Mascareignes to Banque Central Populaire

Groupe BPCE, the second leading banking group in France, recently announced that it entered into exclusive negotiations with the Banque Centrale Populaire in view of the divestment of BPCE's interests in various banks in Africa, amongst which the Mauritian incorporated bank, Banque des Mascareignes...

Digital Assets and Cryptocurrencies in Mauritius - The Financial Services Commission issues Guidance Note on digital assets

The Finance (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2018 amends the list of financial business activities set out in the Second Schedule ...