Are African states doing enough to educate entrepreneurs and the general public about the importance and benefits of protecting IP rights to curb the menace of counterfeiting?
This client alert summarises Equatorial Guinea’s new foreign investment rules and provides guidance to foreign investors and businesses on what action to take in light of the new rules.
The temporary importation regime (also known as the temporary admission regime) is a customs regime under which a good can be imported into the country of destination
The Organisation for the Harmonisation of Business Law in Africa (“OHADA”) was established in 1993 to foment legal certainty and facilitate foreign investment into the member states by harmonising business laws.
Angola passed a law regulating the abandonment and decommissioning of onshore and offshore upstream oil and gas facilities and installations (“the Decree”).
In January 2016, the crude oil price plummeted to a $27 per barrel. The impact of the crash and then the lower for longer price environment went beyond the balance sheets of the operators.
“People often ask me whether companies operating in Africa should have a local in-house legal department and my answer is always unquestionably – yes!”