Our regulatory practice plays an essential role in helping clients understand the legal framework governing their sector of business by identifying key areas of risk within that particular area of law.

Our regulatory teams advises on the procedures for establishing financial institutions in the Francophone region, issuing new financial products, as well as on the regulatory aspects of financial-based M&A transactions, commenting on close-out and netting provisions in ISDA and other similar documentation, advising on bankruptcy risk and procedure as well as issues of sovereign immunity.

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Want to expand your non-profit to Senegal? Call John W Ffooks & Co

Organizational expansion advice - Senegal

We counselled an international NGO on establishing a formal presence in... More

Helping transform conflict into cooperative action

Conflict resolution - Madagascar

We provided operational advice to a conflict resolution NGO with a presence in... More

Making distribution work for you

Distribution agreement review - Ivory Coast

We reviewed and amended an Ivory Coast-based distribution agreement for a household, healthcare, and personal hygiene... More

Sowing the seeds for agricultural success in Ivory Coast

GMO agriculture - Ivory Coast

We acted for a leading international food and agriculture company and reviewed the legislation covering Genetically Modified Organisms... More

Make sure your operating procedures are compliant with local law

Banking regulations - Mali

We advised bulge bracket banks on the necessary criteria to establish the identity of individuals, companies and NGOs under the laws of... More

Connecting IT to quality legal advice in OHADA

Data protection advice across the OHADA region

We advised a leading IT services company on the rules for data protection across the OHADA region. This involved ensuring compliance for... More

Roll out your industrial products without regulatory worries

Regulatory compliance advice - Guinea

We advised an American equipment company on regulatory compliance for their new marketplace offerings in Guinea as well as on licensing... More

Reaching new heights for aerospace companies

Doing business as a defence contractor

We advised a multinational aerospace, defence, information and services company on their potential business opportunities for contracts... More

Drafting lease documents in the DRC? Our team can help you with that

Lease agreement guidance - DRC

We reviewed the legal validity of a short form lease agreement template to be used in the DRC for an American non-profit... More

Extensive legal help for military contractors

Actionable advice for American military contractor - DRC

We advised a US-based military and surveillance contractor in the DRC in respect of pricing, negotiating and operating support and... More

Legal compliance for your industrial business in Congo

Regulatory compliance - Congo

We advised a world-leading industrial company on making official changes to their organizational chart for its Congo... More

Helping refugee aid programs work in Congo

Aid program for refugees - Congo

We advised an American non-profitable organization on the implementation of an aid program for refugees in the Republic of... More


Regulatory compliance on Gabonese environmental, health & safety laws

Regulatory compliance on Gabonese environmental, health & safety laws

We advised an Italian multinational oil and gas company on regulatory compliance requirements on Gabonese environmental, health and safety... More

Getting the facts on spectrum allocation

Licensing regime advice - Cameroon

We advised an American social networking service, as part of its Express Wi-Fi deployment, on the licensing regime in Cameroon for spectrum... More

Does your marketing strategy comply with local law? Ask our team

Regulatory advice on pricing in Cameroon

We advised an American social networking service on regulations around price discrimination, promotional text messaging and tariffs for its... More

Data roaming in Cameroon

Data roaming licensing

We advised an American social networking service on its planned data roaming service offering. We provided advice relating to license... More

Rolling out Express Wi-Fi across Cameroon

Express Wi-Fi services - Cameroon

We advised an American social network on their planned Express Wi-Fi services in Cameroon. Our legal advice included assisting with... More

Streaming Internet from the sky

Internet regulation - OHADA region

We worked for a major American multinational, and provided legal advice on an innovative service they planned to offer: the provision of... More

Engineering great results for engineering companies

Project implementation in Africa

We acted for a global leader in electrical engineering and electronics and reviewed the legal documents as well as the legal risks that may... More

Call us with your telecommunications law questions

Advice on the implementation of new software

We advised a major mobile phone retailer on the regulatory regime and legal risks for the implementation of its new software across ten... More

Not sure about the legal risks of your new project? Consult with John W Ffooks & Co

IT platform - Regulatory advice

We acted for a world-leading web-platform provider and advised on all aspects of Ivorian  law and regulation for its latest offering.... More

We understand modern tech law

Internet service provider server advice

We conducted a multi-jurisdictional analysis for an American social networking service and provided detailed advice on whether caching... More

Our team understands the needs of modern businesses

Corporate regulation in Cameroon and Ivory Coast

We advised a leading ISP on corporate operations and e-commerce regulations in Cameroon and Ivory Coast. Catering to the client's needs, we... More

Actionable advice for your high-tech company

Radio spectrum licensing

We provided advice on spectrum frequency licensing, allocation, and assignment to an American social networking business in Cameroon, Ivory... More