Regulatory

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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Regulatory & tax advice for LSE-listed Ophir

Regulatory and tax advice for LSE-listed Ophir in Madagascar

We acted for a LSE-listed company in Madagascar since their original farm-in to licences in the country. In addition to reviewing the PSC,... More

Offshore oil & gas licences

Offshore oil & gas licences - Madagascar

We advised a Hong Kong based group on its farm-in to oil and gas licences in offshore Madagascar. Our advice included a review of petroleum... More

Trading & security advice of cargoes

Physical commodities trading

We advised an American Bank on local law issues relating to physical trading of cargoes in and out of Gabon, Cameroon and... More

Tax advice for offshore block operator

Tax advice - Congo-Brazzaville

We advised an operator of an offshore block and reviewed a tax demand from the Government of Congo-Brazzaville in respect to VAT and other... More

Corporate & security advice

Corporate and security advice - Congo-Brazzaville

We advised a lender seeking to finance the first stage production from a block in Congo-Brazzaville. We advised on issues including lender... More

High-yield bond advice for major energy companies

US$650M high-yield bond - Gabon

We acted as local counsel to a multinational oil and gas exploration company on its recent successful issue of a US$650m high yield bond.... More

Senate building in Madagascar

Telecommunications regulatory review - Madagascar & Comoros

We acted for a client of a French law firm and conducted a review of the telecommunications sector in Madagascar in relation to the... More

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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