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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 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 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 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 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 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
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,
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...
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
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,
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...
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,...
Estimating a Foreign Company’s Value

Estimating a Foreign Company’s Value

Determining a correlation between the value & location of an asset is what makes asset assessment so challenging. Assessing country risk provides an accurate picture of how operating an asset in this or that country...
M&A Deals in the US

M&A Deals in the US

Businessmen seeking to expand their business in the US can do so by buying a company that has gone through an M&A process. However, one should not forget that acquiring a company may require conducting...
International purchase and sale of goods: an overview

International purchase and sale of goods: an overview

Engaging in transactions across borders necessitates meticulous adherence to both national and international regulations. Crafting international contracts for the sale and purchase of goods stands as a pivotal aspect of an
How To Terminate Contracts In The UAE

How To Terminate Contracts In The UAE

The United Arab Emirates is a prestigious jurisdiction characterized by favorable business conditions. Businessmen and investors from all over the world consider starting a business in the UAE, since there are no taxes on income,...
Consideration in Treaties Under English Law

Consideration in Treaties Under English Law

In our previous article on the main components of a legally binding common law contract, we looked at three out of four elements: Offer; Acceptance; Intention to create a legal relationship. In this article, we...
What You Need To Know About Confidentiality Agreement

What You Need To Know About Confidentiality Agreement

What businesses need confidentiality agreements for? The value of information has long exceeded the value of material objects, and even more so in the field of information technology. From social networks, news, we
How to Draw Up an Agreement and Protocol of Intent

How to Draw Up an Agreement and Protocol of Intent

Contracts are an important part of our daily business life. Contract law is one of the main branches of law, which requires high legal qualifications and expertise from the person who deals with
DDG for Global Transactions

DDG for Global Transactions

Businesses around the world are increasingly making all kinds of deals, including M&As, JVs, and private offerings. Therefore, the role of due diligence (or DD for shortness’ sake) in researching, evaluating
The Continental and Common Law Judicial Systems

The Continental and Common Law Judicial Systems

THE CONTINENTAL AND COMMON LAW Common law is a collective name for legal systems that are primarily based on judicial precedents. What this means is that common law courts will look for
General principles of English contract law

General principles of English contract law

  English contract law today is one of the most popular in the world and is widely used even in cases when the parties to the contract do not have geographical connection
International Trade Law

International Trade Law

The effective practical application of the provisions of international trade law is one of the most important aspects one should consider in trying to establish a successful cross-border business. The globalization of the
Real Estate Transactions, Land Dispute Settlement

Real Estate Transactions, Land Dispute Settlement

Why do you need to buy real estate abroad? Well, you can buy real property for yourself and reside in a livable country in your own house or apartment, or you can use