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Current grants available in England

Current grants available in England

In the current economic climate, where global competition is becoming increasingly fierce, the significance of supporting businesses through grants is particularly pertinent. In England, as in many other nations, grant
Establishing a bank account in Singapore

Establishing a bank account in Singapore

Singapore stands as a paramount financial hub globally, boasting robust economic stability, a sophisticated banking infrastructure, and a transparent legal framework. These attributes render it the favoured destination for international
Incorporating an LLP in England

Incorporating an LLP in England

What is LLP and its advantages in England The establishment of limited liability companies (LLPs) in England offers entrepreneurs a special opportunity to streamline their operations within a flexible and
Support in obtaining business permits

Support in obtaining business permits

Support in obtaining business permits Getting a business license at the federal level, as well as permits in specific states, cities or counties is required for a new business. The
Tanzania's Mining Regulation or Updated Regulatory Framework

Tanzania's Mining Regulation or Updated Regulatory Framework

In an effort to provide employment to Tanzania’s citizens & ensure protection of the country’s natural resources, the Tanzanian Parliament passed the 2017 Mining Law. However, soon after its enactment, foreign entrepreneurs seeking
Mining in Namibia

Mining in Namibia

Exploration & production of minerals in Namibia requires obtaining an environmental control certificate. The Minister of Mines & Energy cannot issue a mining license until the applicant has received an environmental permit certificate.
Mining Regulation in Burkina Faso

Mining Regulation in Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso is a state in West Africa located inland of the continent without access to the sea. According to the World Bank classification, the country belongs to the category of developing with
Mining Regulation in Kenya

Mining Regulation in Kenya

Those seeking to obtain a license for exploration & production of minerals in Kenya should keep in mind that it’s non-transferable & can only be granted to physical persons. It’s valid for 12
Mining in Zimbabwe

Mining in Zimbabwe

Mining in Zimbabwe is the main source of income for the state. The share of gold in exports is 60%. In 2016, a comprehensive reform of the country's diamond mining sector was carried out. At...
Mining in Uganda

Mining in Uganda

Mining in Uganda is governed by the following pieces of legislation: Constitution of Uganda; Mining Law; Mining Regulations; NEA Act; Environment Law. Uganda: Obtaining a Mining License Individuals or companies seeking to conduct mining activities...
Mining in Angola

Mining in Angola

The main part of the state income received from the mining sector of Angola falls on oil and gas, numerous deposits of which are associated with sediments of coastal-marine depressions. The next most
Mining Regulation in Botswana

Mining Regulation in Botswana

All minerals in Botswana belong to the state. Exploration or mining in Botswana is carried out on the basis of a license issued by the Ministry of Water, Energy & Mineral Resources.
Mining Regulation in Lesotho

Mining Regulation in Lesotho

Pursuant to the Constitution, all rights to land & minerals belong to the Kingdom of Lesotho. Hence, exploration & mining in Lesotho require having an appropriate mining concession granted by the country’s government.
Regulation of Mineral Production in Cameroon

Regulation of Mineral Production in Cameroon

Mining in Cameroon is governed by a special Mining Code. The Code establishes rules according to which in this African republic it is possible to extract minerals by companies in respect of state-owned
Regulation of Mining in Zambia

Regulation of Mining in Zambia

If you intend to open a mining company in Zambia, the first thing to do is to reconnoiter the legal framework of this South African country for mining. In this log post, we
Mining in Mauritius

Mining in Mauritius

Located in the Indian Ocean, the island of Mauritius was created by volcanic activity. Therefore, the mining of ores here has its own unique features due to the volcanic origin of the island. Several decades...
Regulation of Mining in Mozambique

Regulation of Mining in Mozambique

Activities in the field of geological exploration, exploration and extraction of minerals have a significant impact on the state of the economy of many African countries, including the Republic of Mozambique. The sale of mined...
Mining in Nigeria

Mining in Nigeria

Mining is an important part of the economy of many countries, including Nigeria. In addition to underground mining, its important part is opencast mining — in the event that the deposits are located relatively shallow....
Mining in the South African Republic

Mining in the South African Republic

Headquartered in the city of Pretoria, the Mineral Resources Ministry is charged with the overall supervision & oversight of the South African mining industry. Its offices are located in each nine regions of
Termination of Agreements in the UK

Termination of Agreements in the UK

Terminating commercial contracts in Great Britain is possible under certain circumstances. Entering into a contract in Great Britain provides both parties with a right to terminate a contract, provided a serious
DD of Deals Involving Sale & Purchase of Vessels in Cyprus

DD of Deals Involving Sale & Purchase of Vessels in Cyprus

Registering vessels in Cyprus requires keeping in mind several important considerations. For example, prior to signing a deal involving the sale & purchase of a yacht in the Republic of Cyprus, buyers should
ROFR vs ROFO

ROFR vs ROFO

Acquiring a company is a very important decision for those wishing to conduct business abroad. It requires taking into account multiple factors, such as local legislation, permits, visas and many others. To help you overcome...
Legal Issues of Chatbots in Business

Legal Issues of Chatbots in Business

The rapid development of technologies in the field of artificial intelligence has created conditions for the increase in the use of chatbots in business. Further in our blog post, we
Due Diligence regulation

Due Diligence regulation

Usually, performing DD of a company in Europe or America begins with identification, in which key information is requested from a potential client or 3rd party (often through a simple survey questionnaire). Schematically,
5 Effective Strategies of Negotiations

5 Effective Strategies of Negotiations

Negotiating plays a key role in ensuring effective communication between companies & their customers. Being an effective communicator helps you negotiate a better deal & assure your company’s lasting success in the future.
DD of M&A Transactions in the US

DD of M&A Transactions in the US

Often carried out before signing M&A deals, due diligence is a procedure that is meant to verify the object of the agreement. Concluding an M&A deal in the US requires taking a responsible
Selecting a lawyer for launching a start-up project

Selecting a lawyer for launching a start-up project

Startups, especially freshly launched ones, are bound to encounter all sorts of legal challenges. And they do not just involve issues with regulators or compliance with numerous legislative acts. Sometimes, simply registering a start-up project...
Financial & Corporate Law

Financial & Corporate Law

If you’re planning on registering a company in Switzerland, the US or any other country of the world, sooner or later you’ll find yourself confronted with financial & corporate law.  So, what is it? Let's...
Protection Of Consumer Rights In The EU

Protection Of Consumer Rights In The EU

The sphere of consumer protection in the EU is quite extensive and includes many issues of private and public, substantive, and procedural law. Before registering a company in the EU and selling goods to Europe,...
Legal Services Market in Slovenia

Legal Services Market in Slovenia

Slovenia's economy has been growing at an unprecedented rate lately, and so has the revenue of the country’s top thirty law firms. Since 2012, it has increased by nearly thirty percent, totalling EUR
International business consulting

International business consulting

When choosing where to register a company - in the US , Europe, Asia, Australia - entrepreneurs are interested, firstly, in the international relations of the jurisdiction, and secondly -
HOW TO REORGANIZE A COMPANY IN THE US, BELGIUM, AND LUXEMBOURG

HOW TO REORGANIZE A COMPANY IN THE US, BELGIUM, AND LUXEMBOURG

If you decide to reorganize a legal entity, you are probably motivated by factors that have led or may lead to stagnation of the company. Of course, this important decision should be taken only after...
Regulation of Corporate Governance in Singapore

Regulation of Corporate Governance in Singapore

Registering a company in Singapore requires having indepth knowledge of the local corporate governance laws. The corporate governance regime in Singapore focuses mainly on companies listed on the SGX-ST & consists of laws,
Termination of a Contract on Common Law Grounds

Termination of a Contract on Common Law Grounds

Normally, an agreement concluded within the framework of common law is terminated if the obligations provided for by such an agreement are considered fulfilled. However, under some circumstances, the contract may be terminated even before...
Mining Regulations in Tanzania

Mining Regulations in Tanzania

The Tanzanian Ministry for Mineral Resources is the sole regulator of all mining-related activities in Tanzania. There is a special commission charged with issuing licenses authorizing extraction of precious metals in Tanzania. Though
FIDIC White Paper

FIDIC White Paper

In 2017, the 5th edition of the FIDIC White Paper, a model contract for the provision of consulting services in the field of construction, was released. The revised list of services of the White Paper...
Why Your Business Needs A Shareholders Agreement

Why Your Business Needs A Shareholders Agreement

In countries with a common law system, it is almost impossible to imagine a successful business without concluding a shareholders agreement, also known as corporate agreement. This document details all the rights and obligations of...
Regulatory Aspects of Mining in Senegal

Regulatory Aspects of Mining in Senegal

Opening a mining company in Senegal requires having mining rights in Africa. Such rights may include the following: Applying for Exploration Permit in Senegal Any legal entity can obtain permission for mineral exploration in Senegal,...
Corporate Governance

Corporate Governance

Corporate governance refers to processes within an organization aimed at ensuring control of shareholders over the board of directors. The company’s activities are based on a strict hierarchy, which is why corporate governance rules are...
New Technologies & the Legal Sector in the UK

New Technologies & the Legal Sector in the UK

Given the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, legal service providers are increasingly recognizing the necessity to come up with new ways of responding to the needs of their clients. In particular, this concerns the changes