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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Make sure your operating procedures are compliant with local law

Client identification obligations for banking in Mali

We assisted bulge bracket banks on identification requirements when transacting with individuals, businesses, and NGOs in multiple... More

Connecting IT to quality legal advice in OHADA

Provided data protection advice for IT company across OHADA region

We explained data protection laws across the OHADA region for a leading IT services company client. This involved ensuring compliance for... More

Roll out your industrial products without regulatory worries

Regulatory overview for American equipment provider in Guinea

We counselled on American equipment company on regulatory compliance for their new marketplace offerings in Guinea, as well as explaining... More

Reaching new heights for aerospace companies

Contract help for aerospace and defence company in DRC

We assisted a multinational aerospace, defence, information and services company with tapping into opportunities for American government... More

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

Lease agreement guidance for American non-profit in DRC

Our lawyers 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 in DRC

The team at John W Ffooks & Co guided an American military and surveillance contractor in the DRC regarding commercial law, regulatory... More

Legal compliance for your industrial business in Congo

Regulatory compliance for formal organizational chart for corporation operating in Congo

Our team 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

Retained on implementation of aid program for refugees in Congo

We assisted an American non-profit on its implementation of an aid program for refugees in the Republic of... More

Actionable advice for foreign non-profits

Card program implementation in Congo

We worked for an American non-profit on regulatory compliance for a purchasing card program the client intended to implement to facilitate... More

Find out how international law may impact your African business

Guided tobacco company regarding World Health Organization tobacco control treaty

A major tobacco company came to our team with their questions about Congo's ratification of the World Health Organization's Framework... More

Compliance advice on activities with Environmental Specification Book

Compliance advice for major oil E&P activities with Environmental Specification Book in Madagascar

A major independent oil exploration and production company requested advice on compliance of its activities with the Environmental... More

Environmental clean-up, Cameroon for global oil E&P

Environmental clean-up advice in Cameroon for global oil E&P

A global oil exploration and production company required advice on environmental clean-up in... More


Regulatory compliance on Gabonese environmental, health & safety laws

Regulatory compliance on Gabonese environmental, health & safety laws for oil & gas multinational

An Italian multinational oil and gas company sought advice on regulatory compliance requirements on Gabonese environmental, health and... More

Local counsel to leading oil company

Local counsel for leading oil exploration company, Gabon

Acting as local counsel to a leading independent oil exploration and production company on its recent successful issue of a US$650m high... More

OHADA guide on oil & gas activities

OHADA guide on oil & gas activities

Working with a multinational law firm headquartered in London, we prepared a guide containing entry-level information for conducting oil... More

Farm-down advice for major oil company

Farm-down advice for major oil company in Madagascar

A leading independent oil exploration and production company required advice throughout their farm-down process in... More

Regulatory advice for oil company

Regulatory advice for leading oil exploration company

A leading independent oil exploration and production company sought advice on their request for a two-year extension to their exploration... More

Regulatory advice for AIM-listed E&P company

Regulatory advice for AIM listed E&P company in Madagascar and Cameroon

An AIM-listed E&P company required standing counsel for all matters in Madagascar and Cameroon. We advised the client on the rights of... More

Corporate restructuring advice & resolution dispute oil & gas

Advice on corporate restructuring & resolution dispute for oil & gas company in Madagascar

An independent oil and gas company in Madagascar sought advice on its onshore activities. We advised on corporate structuring to detailed... More

Local law advice & PSC interests Ivory Coast

Local law advice & PSC interests, Ivory Coast

A borrower requested advice in respect of local law in its negotiations with the lender. We created the local company and organised... More

Have a legal problem spanning nine countries? We can help you

Massive Telecommunications Tower-Sharing Across Nine Countries

Our client, a Gulf-based telecommunications provider, was investing in a massive tower-sharing enterprise across nine OHADA (Organisation... More

Multinational telecommunications is no problem for us

Chad, Congo, and Gabon - Buying Telecom Masts in Three Countries

A major international telecommunications corporation took us on for a major project: acquisition of telecom masts in Congo, Chad, and... More

PSC for US upstream company

PSC detailed review for US upstream company, Congo-Brazzaville

A US upstream company required advice with a detailed review of its PSC with the Government of Congo-Brazzaville. We reviewed pre-emption... More

Corporate, environmental & mining advice Iron Ore project

Corporate, environmental and mining advice on US$18bn Iron Ore project, Guinea

The Government of Guinea, via its international counsel required advice on the US$18bn Simandou Iron Ore Project and its associated... More