UGANDA – FILING THE FIA ANNUAL COMPLIANCE REPORT
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UGANDA – FILING THE FIA ANNUAL COMPLIANCE REPORT

Every accountable person is required by Regulation 45(1) of the Anti-Money Laundering Regulations, 2015 to submit to the Financial Intelligence Authority(FIA) a compliance report setting out the level of compliance with the Act and Regulations and the Internal Anti-Money Laundering and Combating Terrorist Financing Policy of the accountable person at the end of each calendar...

TASLAF NGO Legal & Administrative Compliance Audit Program
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TASLAF NGO Legal & Administrative Compliance Audit Program

LEGAL & REGULATORY COMPLIANCE IN NGOs The recent 2016 NGO Act provides a new legal and regulatory framework that introduces dynamic changes in the registration, licensing, regulation and governance of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) in Uganda. The new law creates a mandatory requirement on all NGOs to comply with these rules and regulations governing their operations...

Annual General Meetings and Director’s Meetings During the COVID-19 Lockdown in Uganda
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Annual General Meetings and Director’s Meetings During the COVID-19 Lockdown in Uganda

Summary The Ugandan Government has announced a number of measures in an attempt to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Measures aimed at social distancing are creating a host of issues and implications for the corporate governance of companies and organisations. As associations enter into the Annual General Meeting (AGM) season, many are...

Legal Alert –Employment & Tax Considerations
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Legal Alert –Employment & Tax Considerations

Regular employment law applies to all employment relationships – regardless of the disruptions at various workplaces as a result of COVID-19 pandemic. This includes anything that has been agreed to in an employment agreement. In addition, the revenue authorities still require compliance by tax payers with obligations as set out in the law. The Uganda...

COVID-19 AND THE IMMIGRATION POLICY IN UGANDA
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COVID-19 AND THE IMMIGRATION POLICY IN UGANDA

The spread of the new coronavirus-COVID-19, has caused panic across the World. With the number of confirmed cases on the rise in Uganda, the coronavirus has affected several facets of immigration and movement of persons. Ministry of Internal Affairs Closures Over COVID-19 The Cabinet of the Republic of Uganda at its sitting of 23rd March,...

COVID-19: KEY LEGAL ISSUES FOR THE NGO/NON-PROFIT SECTOR IN UGANDA
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COVID-19: KEY LEGAL ISSUES FOR THE NGO/NON-PROFIT SECTOR IN UGANDA

In just a few weeks, 30 African countries have reported cases of COVID-19 Virus, the latest being Tanzania and Somalia which have reported their first cases of corona-virus at the time of this writing.  In response, many countries have shut down schools, churches, businesses and banned concerts and gatherings. There are now 19 confirmed cases...

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