Juristconsult Newsletter March 2016

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15 March 2016

 
         

announcement: beps seminar on 7 april

Lex Communications and Juristconsult Chambers in collaboration with leading Indian law firm Nishith Desai Associates will host a Tax seminar entitled « Is Mauritius ready for BEPS? » on 7 April 2016 at Labourdonnais Hotel. Write to us on [email protected] for booking details. 

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captive insurance: new legislation in mauritius

The Captive Insurance Act 2015 was passed before the National Assembly of Mauritius in December 2015. The law will now be proclaimed in stages.   

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COMMON REPORTING STANDARD JURISTCONSULT WEBCAST

Juristconsult Chambers is pleased to launch its first Tax webcast on the OECD's Common Reporting Standard. Initially part of the "Early Adopters Group", Mauritius has since postponed the effective implementation of CRS to 1 January 2017, a decision widely approved by the financial services industry.

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UNFAIR COMPETITION AGAINST A FORMER EMPLOYER FORBIDDEN

On 16 December 2015, the Supreme Court of Mauritius (the “Court“), in Oisel (Maurice) Ltée v Echevin M F & Ors, held that an act of competition against a former employer is not forbidden except if the former employee is bound by a restrictive clause but however, it will be so if disloyal practices or unfair means are used to that effect.

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PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT SCHEMES (“PDS”) : THE LEGAL FRAMEWORK

The Property Development Scheme or PDS was created by the Government in place since December 2014, as a successor to the previous schemes, that is, (i) Integrated Resort Schemes (IRS) and (ii) Residential Estate Schemes (RES).

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smart cities: a legal analysis

The former Honorable Minister of Finance and Economic Development announced the creation of “Smart Cities” in last year's budget and a lot has been said on these Cities since then. 

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