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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Tax advice for offshore block operator

Tax advice for offshore block operator, Congo-Brazzaville

An operator of an offshore block requested a review of 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

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

Senate building in Madagascar

Conducting a Telecomms Regulatory Review in Madagascar & Comoros

Acting for a client of a French law firm, we conducted a review of the telecommunications sector in Madagascar in relation to the... 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