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National Payment Systems Directives on Electronic Money Issuance Gazette No. 958 of 2023

Authors: Lupiya Simusokwe and Sankananji Mubanga- Chilufya Date: 18 July 2023 The digital financial space is an intricate web, riddled with ever-evolving complexities that can bewilder even the most experienced and sophisticated economies if appropriate measures are not put in place. [embeddoc url="https://corpus.co.zm/wp-content/uploads/2023/07/Legal-Alert-E-Money-Directives.pdf" download="all"]      ...

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The Zambia Development Agency Act No.17 of 2022 and the Investment Trade and Business Development Act No. 18 of 2022

Authors: Jacqueline Jhala and Dalitso Ng'ona Date: 12 July 2023 On 13 January 2023, the Minister of Commerce, Trade and Industry; Honourable Chipoka Mulenga (the “Minister”) duly issued the Investment Trade and Business Development Act (Commencement) Order, S.I. No.3 of 2023 which brought into effect the Investment Trade and Business Development Act No. 18 of 2022 (the “ITBD Act”). [embeddoc url="https://corpus.co.zm/wp-content/uploads/2023/07/Legal-Alert-ZDA-and-ITBD-Act.pdf" download="all"]      ...

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Authors: Jacqueline Jhala and Coleen Namuyamba Date: 29 June 2023 On 9 June 2023, the Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation, the national news broadcaster, issued a press release announcing the appointment of Mr. Likando Lyuwa as Data Protection Commissioner ("Commissioner") under the Data Protection Act No. 3 of 2021 (the “DPA”). Following this announcement, we await appointment of the two Deputy Data Protection Commissioners and other staff as may be necessary for the performance of the functions of the office of the Commissioner. [embeddoc url="https://corpus.co.zm/wp-content/uploads/2023/06/Legal-Alert-Data-Protection-Commissioner.pdf" download="all"]      ...

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Corpus Legal Practitioners (“CLP”) Participates In The Clean Energy Tool, An International Guide For Renewable Energy Investors

21 March 2023

CLP has partnered with international law firm Simmons & Simmons in providing content for the Zambian sections of the Clean Energy Tool.  The Clean Energy Tool is designed as a “one -stop-shop”, user-friendly platform for comprehensive information relating to investment and developments in the clean energy sector. As climate change disrupts traditional business mindsets across various sectors, the renewable energy market continues to expand rapidly, especially on the African continent, which is richly blessed with a wealth of renewable energy resources.

Main take-aways from the keynote address of the Minister of Finance and National Planning Hon. Situmbeko Musokotwane at the Mining Indaba

09 February 2023

Minister of Finance and National Planning Hon. Situmbeko Musokotwane says Zambia is not only aiming to reach three million tonnes of copper production, but is also targeting to diversify mineral production to include other key battery minerals the country is endowed with.

Zambia at COP 27

13 December 2022

The United Nations Climate Change Conference is an annual summit of Heads of State and global leaders with the aim of implementing the United Nations Convention on Climate Change and Paris Agreement of 2015. By the latter Agreement, parties agreed to accelerate global climate action through emissions reduction to net-zero by 2050, scaled-up adaptation efforts and enhanced flows of appropriate finance. The goal is to keep the rise in mean global temperature to well below 2°C (3.6 °F) above pre-industrial levels, and preferably limit the increase to 1.5 °C (2.7 °F), recognizing that this would substantially reduce the effects of climate change.

Corpus Legal Practitioners and University of Zambia sign collaboration MoU

Lusaka, 6th December 2022 – Corpus Legal Practitioners (“CLP”) and The University of Zambia (“UNZA”) on Tuesday, 6th December 2022, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (“MoU”) whose areas of collaboration include legal research, financial support for school activities and retention of students on internship and possible permanent employment. The purpose of the MoU is to deepen the relationship between the two institutions whose ultimate purpose is to provide exposure and give candidates practical legal experience, for the ultimate purpose of corporate growth for both institutions.  Corpus Legal Practitioners has continually demarked itself by the significant contribution it has made to the...

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