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The Mauritian Financial Services Commission issues draft Peer-to-Peer lending rules

Following the announcement of the Government on peer-to-peer lending and funding in the 2017-2018 Budget, the Mauritian Financial Services Commission...

Mauritius is an international financial centre of repute - not a tax haven!

In the aftermath of the "Paradise Papers", the Hon. Prime Minister of Mauritius issued a strong statement on 9 November 2017 to...

The Supreme Court of Mauritius concludes that a regulatory authority can be held liable for damages for unfair competition by market players

Emtel pleaded "faute" of all defendants under Article 1382 of the Mauritian Civil Code, which is the governing provision for liability in tort for unfair competition...

Mauritius: How FinTech sits within the existing legal and regulatory framework?

FinTech has become a global phenomenon. Cities such as London, New York, San Francisco, Shenzhen and Singapore have ...

Guide to law types in Mauritius

The Mauritian legal system is a reflection of the history of Mauritius over time...