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MAURITIUS: THE CONTRIBUTION SOCIALE GENERALISEE WITHIN THE PENSION SYSTEM
Effective as from September 2020, a new pension scheme called Contribution Sociale Generalisee (CSG) or Generalised Social Contribution is replacing National Pension Fund contributions. While the standard Basic Retirement Pension of MUR 9000 will continue...
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MAURITIUS PERSONAL TAX: SOLIDARITY LEVY
There has been some major changes brought to the personal taxation in Mauritius, as announced in the 2020-2021 budget for Mauritius. Amongst others, the solidarity levy was reviewed and meant to be applicable to Mauritian...
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Key Amendments brought by The Finance (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2020
Post the presentation of the National Budget 2020/2021 on 04 June 2020, entitled ‘Our New Normal: The Economy of Life’, The Finance (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2020 (the Act) was promulgated on 07 August 2020. The...
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UNDERSTANDING THE GLOBAL CREDIT RATING INDUSTRY
Credit ratings play a very important role in modern capital markets. Since the global financial crisis, expansionary monetary policies characterised by historically low interest rates have promoted the use of debt as a viable source...
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Proclamation of ‘The Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2020’
The Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2020 has been approved by the Parliament of Mauritius and gazetted (GN No. 85) on 9 July 2020. A brief on the salient...
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COVID-19: ADVICE TO BUSINESSES IN RELATION TO POSSIBLE FINANCIAL STRESS
The Covid-19 outbreak was declared by the World Health Organisation as a public health emergency of international concern on 30 January 2020. Large parts of the world have been put in lockdown situations with the...
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NATIONAL BUDGET 2020/2021 HIGHLIGHTS
While emphasizing on the unprecedented crisis caused by the COVID 19 pandemic and its relative pitfalls on the world economic affairs, the Hon. Minister of Finance of the Republic of Mauritius presented the National Budget...
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MAURITIUS ON THE NEW EU LIST
SCROLL DOWN FOR FRENCH VERSION ILE MAURICE SUR LA NOUVELLE LIST DE L'UE
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MAURITIUS DETERMINED TO REMOVE AT THE EARLIEST ANY REMAINING STRATEGIC DEFICIENCY IN ITS AML/CFT REGIME
PLEASE SCROLL DOWN FOR FRENCH VERSION On 7 May 2020, the European Commission (EC), which is the executive branch of the European Union (EU), included Mauritius in its revised list of countries with strategic deficiencies...
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COVID-19, Keeping you informed Chapter 4: Extension of the Wage Assistance Scheme (Covid-19) For Employers in Mauritius
For French version - see below Mauritius was placed into lockdown restrictions for an initial period of two weeks as from 20 March 2020 and a curfew began being enforced as from 23 March 2020....
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INDIA: MAURITIUS-BASED FUNDS ELIGIBLE FOR THE PREFERENTIAL CATEGORY-I FOREIGN PORTFOLIO INVESTOR LICENCE
On 13 April 2020, further to an order issued by the Ministry of Finance of India, Mauritius was specifically declared by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) to be an eligible country for...
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New Communique on COVID-19: Situation in Mauritius and Measures
Kindly scroll down for French Version Dear Clients and Business Partners, Further to our two previous communiques, we would like to share with you the latest updates on the situation related to COVID-19 in Mauritius. Since...
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Useful Links
A curfew order is effective in Mauritius as from Monday 23 March 2020 to 2 April 2020. Please refer to the website links below for additional information regarding the evolution of COVID-19 and how authorities in...
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BUSINESS CONTINUITY DURING THE PERIOD OF LOCKDOWN
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Communique COVID – 19
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MAINTAINING THE SECURITY OF DIGITAL ASSETS
Digital assets are unlike many traditional assets in that they exist solely in digital form while functioning as bearer instruments whose ownership are not recorded by any trusted party or central repository. Given that many...
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UNDERSTANDING THE BASICS OF PUBLIC KEY CRYPTOGRAPHY
Public key cryptography, or asymmetric cryptography, is an encryption method that makes use of advanced mathematics to produce a set of public and private keys. As an essential component of modern cryptosystems, applications and protocols,...
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SOUTH AFRICA: EFFECTS OF THE AMENDMENT TO THE FOREIGN EARNINGS TAX EXEMPTION ON SOUTH AFRICAN EXPATRIATES
Effective from 1 March 2020, the foreign earnings tax exemption currently enjoyed by many South African expatriates will be limited to the first ZAR 1 million of such income. In response, some advisors have been...
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