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Botswana

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SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS RESCUE
for Ellerines Furnishers (with 1 200 retail stores and 7 000 employees in Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Namibia and South Africa) in its restructuring to avoid liquidation.
African IP advice
provided to financial media giant, Bloomberg L.P. (Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Mali, Mauritania, Namibia, Niger, Republic of the Congo, Senegal, Seychelles, Togo, Uganda.)
Worldwide IP
portfolio management of Africa’s largest insurer, Sanlam. (Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Equatorial Guinea, Eswatini, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.)
BUSINESS RESCUE
of construction engineering company Basil Read, spanning Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa and St Helena.
TAX ADVICE
pertaining to the African operations of a multinational financial services company, including in Botswana, Kenya and Nigeria.
PROVISION
of substantive labour law advice on collective labour law and leave provisions in Botswana, for Laurelton Diamonds.
Worldwide trade mark
portfolio management provided to mobile telecommunications company and Africa's most valuable brand, MTN.
Worldwide trade mark
and domain name advice provided to Sappi Ltd and Sappi Europe SA. (Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia.)
NATIONAL WATER LAWS
comparative assessment for Angola, Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe on behalf of the Zambezi Watercourse Commission and the World Bank.
HIGHLY COMPLEX RESTRUCTURING
of the Edcon Group (with stores in Botswana, Ghana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe), involving South African banks, London-based lenders and New York-based financial creditors.