Why Amendments to the Capital Markets Authority Act Should be Made

Sometime in August, Miriam Ekirapa Musaali, the Capital Markets Authority (CMA) Director legal and Board affairs,…

MTN Uganda paid illegal “fees” to Capital Markets Authority to offer the public Shares

It’s been long since my last article in The Legal Reports. But by now, we all…

France has set a digital tax precedent; should Uganda and Africa follow?

In November this year, the Ugandan government through the Ministry of Finance announced that it is…

Decoding Valuations: What you need to know about valuing your startup

Entrepreneurs usually need to negotiate a term sheet. Negotiating a term sheet is usually a daunting…

Government to amend law to regulate crypto currencies

The parliamentary committee of finance chaired by Hon Henry Musasizi is scrutinizing a motion for the…

The Failure of Real Estate Investment Trusts (“REITS”) is very eminent in Uganda

Recently, a longtime friend inboxed me on WhatsApp to inquire if there are any readily available…

Tactics you could use to negotiate a great venture capital/equity financing deal for your startup as a black founder

The first thing you should know is that the venture capital fund industry is predominantly white…

Safe Boda sharing clients’ data with Facebook wasn’t a mistake or innocent –  It’s their business model

It’s time people stopped viewing Safe Boda as an innocent transportation company. It’s in the global…

What is the role of an Initial Public Offering (IPO) in a venture capital deal?

Before I go into details, it’s appropriate to define what an IPO is. An initial public…

Sukuk market: 4 years after Islamic banking was introduced, there are still glaring Legal gaps in Islamic finance in Uganda

Four years after the Financial Institutions Act, 2004 was amended to provide for Islamic banking, interestingly,…

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