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INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW UPDATE: NAVIGATING THE IPR LANDSCAPE IN TANZANIA AS A CORNERSTONE FOR TANZANIAN EMERGING VENTURES.
The Tanzanian Startup Association (TSA) and Breakthrough Attorneys are excited to present this Article series highlighting the significance of intellectual property rights in protecting and nurturing innovative emerging businesses, the underlying legal framework, and also underscores the benefits of intellectual property (IP) registration for startups, addresses challenges in intellectual property rights (IPR) protection, and provides actionable recommendations.
As part of the efforts to developing Tanzania in business and investment, but also as a means of prevention and detection of corruption and money laundering, the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania has adopted the concept of Beneficial Ownership as a mechanism to deal with among other things the issues forementioned. One of the mechanisms so adopted to curb and keep tag on the forementioned matters is imposing a Beneficial Ownership reporting. Beneficial Ownership Reporting is meant to reveal the persons termed as beneficial owners behind companies registered in the United Republic of Tanzania.
BANKING AND FINANCE LAW UPDATE: LICENSING OF MICROFINANCE SERVICE PROVIDERS (MSPs) IN TANZANIA AND IMPLICATIONS FOR OPERATING WITHOUT REQUIRED LICENSE.
The Microfinance Act No. 10 of 2018 (“The Microfinance Act”) requires all microfinance service providers to obtain license to operate as such from the Bank of Tanzania (“BOT”) or any other regulatory body delegated by the BOT to issue such license. This requirement extends to the microfinance service providers who were operating before enactment of the Microfinance Act