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Democratic Republic of the Congo

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PROVISION
of general advice on labour laws in Cameroon, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Eswatini, Ivory Coast, Uganda and Zambia, for Broll.
DEVELOPMENT
financing, construction and operation of a cross-border toll road and one stop border post in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Zambia.
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.)
ANTI-CORRUPTION DUE DILIGENCE
(deep dive) on M&A targets in multiple countries in Africa, including Angola, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
EUR10-BILLION
acquisition of Akzo Nobel N.V. by the Carlyle Group’s Starfruit Finco B.V., with merger notifications in COMESA, Kenya and South Africa.
CONSTRUCTION
and procurement of an onshore power plant and methane gas extraction facilities, including a pipeline for the delivery of the gas onshore, in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda.  
Worldwide trade mark
portfolio management provided to mobile telecommunications company and Africa's most valuable brand, MTN.
FINANCING AND DEVELOPMENT
of a copper and cobalt mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo by a Chinese company, including infrastructure such as roads, a power plant and a concentrator.
ZAR38-BILLION
restructure of the Distell Group, requiring approval from competition authorities in Botswana, COMESA, Kenya, South Africa and Tanzania.
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.