[Updated as at April 2022]In the 2020/2021 budget, the Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and Development announced that the Bank of Mauritius (“BOM”) would come up with a framework for blue and green bonds. A technical committee was set up, comprising of representatives of the BOM, Ministry of Financial Services and Good Governance, the Financial
The Virtual Asset and Initial Token Offering Services Act 2021 (the “Act”), passed by the National Assembly on 10 December 2021 and gazetted on 16 December 2021, empowers the Financial Services Commission (the “FSC”) to regulate and supervise virtual asset service providers (“VASPs”) and issuers of initial token offerings (issuers of “ITOs”), and enhance the
Mauritius has garnered attention since it was placed on the list of “Jurisdictions under Increased Monitoring” by the FATF in March 2020. Since then, the international business community has exercised more caution concerning FDI in the jurisdiction, which has had some adverse impact on the economy.
The Government and regulatory authorities have bolstered their efforts to