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Key COVID-19 considerations for the financial services sector

Key COVID-19 considerations for the financial services sector

COVID-19 raises a range of financial services issues which financial institutions are managing and will continue managing over the coming months. Business continuity plans have already been activated by financial service providers and clients alike. The Government of Uganda has also put in place several preventive measures including a partial lockdown that will most certainly test business continuity plans of financial services providers.

Employment alert: Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak in Uganda

Employment alert: Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak in Uganda

The coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic is unfortunately now in Uganda. The raft of measures by the World Health Organization (WHO), and governments across the world (including our own) to contain the spread of the virus have resulted in an unprecedented disruption of business and day-to-day life.

DLA Piper Africa wins at the IFLR Africa Awards 2022

DLA Piper Africa has been recognised across a number of categories at the IFLR Africa Awards 2022, echoing our commitment to providing world-class service to our clients on significant local and multijurisdictional matters in their business pursuits on the continent.

Implications of party conduct and key risks for parties who frustrate arbitral proceedings

The High Court (Commercial Division) in Kampala delivered an important decision relevant to arbitral practice in Uganda. In Miscellaneous Cause No. 021 of 2021 (Lakeside Dairy Limited v International Centre for Arbitration and Mediation in Kampala (ICAMEK) and Midland Emporium Limited), the Court declined to set aside an arbitral award rendered by an arbitral Tribunal under the auspices of ICAMEK as the administering institution under the ICAMEK Arbitration Rules.