Daniel Harold ESSOO

Daniel Harold ESSOO Chief Executive OfficerMauritius Bankers Association (MBA) Mr. Essoo is the current Chief Executive Officer of the Mauritius Bankers Association (MBA), the industry association for the Banking sector. He has 15 years’ experience in the financial services industry, in the UK and Mauritius. He currently also serves on the Council of Business Mauritius, […]

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The AfrAsia Bank Global Wealth Migration Review 2019 says that Global Wealth is accelerating

  AfrAsia Bank continues to build on its collaboration with New World Wealth, a leading wealth intelligence company in South Africa, to bring out for the second consecutive year, the AfrAsia Bank Global Wealth Migration Review. This report explores insights gathered on worldwide wealth migration over the past 10 years, with projections for the next […]

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New ESAAMLG report underlines Mauritius’ full compliance to FATF recommendations

  Fight Against Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing  Mauritius continues to be a compliant, secure and safe business and investment destination, as highlighted by the ESAAMLG’s (Eastern and Southern Africa Anti-Money Laundering Group) latest mutual evaluation report. In the document, Mauritius is shown as being largely compliant with respect to the 40 recommendations of the […]

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CNBC Africa Power Lunch East Africa – The role of MCB in the socio-economic development of Mauritius

  The island of Mauritius in recent years has evolved into a full-fledged economic powerhouse. CNBC Africa spoke to Alain Law Min, CEO of the islands longest standing banking institution, Mauritius Commercial Bank to discuss their efforts in contributing to the country’s socio-economic development. Source: CNBCAfrica   […]

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3rd edition of the Pension Funds and Alternative Investments Africa Conference, a success

  In its third year in a row, PIAfrica 2019 offered a solid platform at the Hilton Mauritius Resort & Spa from March 20-21, for pension funds, hedge funds and private equity funds to meet with institutional investors to discuss the latest asset allocation funds, and trends. The conference highlighted possible opportunities in the African […]

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Africa’s Varying Standpoints On Blockchain And Cryptocurrencies

  Regions such as the EU are set to adopt a unified approach to regulating Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain technology. However, African countries have contrasting standpoints casting doubt of whether the continent will ever achieve consensus to realize economic benefits that are accrued to uniform Digital Tokens and DLT regulations regionally.   For instance, reports show […]

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REJOINDER: “India and the renegotiation of its double taxation avoidance agreement with Mauritius: an update”

  This rejoinder is in response to an article entitled “India and the renegotiation of its double taxation avoidance agreement with Mauritius: an update,” written by Naomi Fowler, and published on the website of the Tax Justice Network on 4 April 2019, which the Economic Development Board of Mauritius (EDB) deems inaccurate.  Firstly, the substantive […]

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