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General Business Law - Uganda
"He is a highly respected constitutional lawyer."
This content is provided by Edward Frederick Ssempebwa
Professor participated in groundbreaking litigation (he appeared in the first case brought before the newly instituted East African Court of Justice), and has also been instrumental in the formulation of numerous laws in Uganda.
He has meritoriously earned the title of “Senior Counsel” in the Ugandan Courts of Judicature and his outstanding scholarly record has made him a leading authority in Uganda on matters relating to Revenue Law and Taxation, Constitutional Law, Contracts, Conveyance and General Litigation.
He has been instrumental in the drafting of various pieces of legislation, regulations and rules governing regulatory bodies including but not limited to; the Insurance Act, the Tax Appeals Tribunal Act and its Rules as well as the Uganda Communications Commission Rules. He was a Member of the Taxpayers Advisory Committee of the Uganda Revenue Authority(URA) from 2000 to 2002, a Member of the Minister of Finance Advisory Group on drafting the Income Tax Act, 1987 and a Consultant to the Ministry of Finance and the URA on forming the Tax Appeals Tribunal and drafting the aforementioned Tax Appeals Tribunal Act.