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What’s in a Signature?

October 25, 2017

Remember the last time you signed a document? You must have felt so good. Or probably invincible. Your signature must have felt like a magic key in your hands. And indeed, in most cases it is. A signature is worth a lot. For starters, it helps in determining the authenticity of a document and the […]

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The Role of Lawyers and Accountants in an Effective Tax System

October 22, 2017

Taxation’s role in an economy cannot be over-emphasized. For starters, taxation is a major source of revenue for funding national development and providing public goods. It therefore stands to reason that our inability to mobilize sufficient tax revenue has dire consequences for the economic fortunes of the country. Inadequate tax revenue means less investment in […]

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Did The Minister for Finance Flout Corporate and Banking Rules for Political Interests?

October 5, 2017

The Minority in Parliament  on 5 September 2017 gave a press release with respect to an approval given by the Minister of Finance (“Minister”) concerning a credit facility taken by McDan Shipping Company (“McDan”) from the Agricultural Development Bank (“Bank”).  According to the government, the Bank (through its Managing Director) sought the approval from the […]

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