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The Startup Act – Passed April 2018
The act (the Tunisia Startup Act) includes 20 measures that aim to encourage entrepreneurship, make it easier to start and end a business, as well as easier to access funding and international markets. The act is structured around five main theme areas. These themes are: defining startups; encouraging entrepreneurship; creation of an environment that allows for the formation and liquidation of companies; access to funding; and access to international markets. [More on the 20 measures here]
Electronic Communications Amendment Bill – To be presented to the Cabinet
The Bill seeks to implement and give effect to the policy points set out in the ICT White Paper, published in October 2016. Importantly, the Bill may result in far-reaching changes to the information technology and electronic communications industry.