Our Africa regulatory team specializes in providing advice on investment, operations and business regulations to multinationals expanding into Africa. We provide advice on regulatory requirements, tax, compliance, and the in-country application of legislative provisions.

In addition to our practical experience working on the ground, our team has a network of reputable correspondent firms with whom we have built long-standing relationships; thus ensuring that we are able to assist with varied aspects across all sectors in all African jurisdictions, guaranteeing that your legal requirements are handled quickly and seamlessly. Given our understanding of the legal and regulatory landscape of doing business in Africa, we are in position to guide and assist you through any challenges your business may face.

Country risk profiles

We provide country risk profiles, and analyze the economic, legal risks, operational, political, security, and tax of a particular country. This is essential for the choosing an appropriate jurisdiction for investment and operations.

Tax and regulatory frameworks

With regard to the tax and regulatory frameworks, we provide an overview of the local tax system (corporate income tax, value-added tax, employee tax and special tax regimes), banking and exchange control regulations, investment regulations, as well as the costs and requirements of setting up legal entities, and doing business, and registration and acquiring relevant licenses and authorizations.

Dispute Resolution

We also offer dispute resolution services, alternative dispute resolution processes, amicable settlement negotiations, domestic and international arbitration, litigation.