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Burkina Faso

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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.)
USD1.05-BILLION
acquisition by Sanlam Emerging Markets (Ireland), via a subsidiary joint venture with insurer Santam, of Moroccan financial services holding company Saham S.A. and Saham Finances S.A., which operates in 33 countries across Africa, Europe and the Middle East, with merger notifications in numerous countries.
Construction and infrastructure
development projects in 26 African countries by a multinational construction company, which required advice regarding country risk profiles, tax efficient structuring and regulatory compliance requirements.
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.)
ONGOING LEGAL, TAX AND REGULATORY
advice to a multinational petrochemicals group across Africa, including Burkina Faso, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Eritrea, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Lesotho, Mali, Mauritania, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Uganda and Zambia.
Customised tax and regulatory frameworks
for doing business in African jurisdictions such as Angola, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Democratic Republic of Congo, Eritrea, eSwatini (Swaziland), Kenya, Lesotho, Mali, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe, for a number of clients, including a multinational employment agency and a multinational clothing retail group.