The purpose of compliance is to help prevent the risks for a company that can arise as a result of the infringement of an applicable law, by putting in place internal control procedures and measures.
The growing sophistication of many commercial agreements, often involving multinational companies and assets or parties across often multiple borders, means that the disputes that arise out of them can be alarmingly complex.Spain’s new Civil Procedural Law and the creation of dedicated Commercial Courts has helped increase the understanding and awareness of the specificities of litigation […]
Angola may be seeing significant change in the amounts foreign investors must bring to the country in order to establish operations but this is fundamentally intended to manage the liquidity of the local economy, and to prevent companies taking out more than they bring in, says João Robles, the Head of the Angola desk […]
A rise in the thresholds applicable to foreign investment in Angola is aimed at encouraging investors with longer-term horizons as well as to better formalise the rules
Angola and Mozambique may be on opposite sides of Africa but they are experiencing similar types of project development, with the predominant focus on transport and communication infrastructure, says Nelson Raposo, Managing Partner of Lisbon-based Raposo Bernardo which is active in both countries.
The concerns of clients in the technology, media and telecoms (TMT) sectors as well as those across the life sciences are no different to those in the wider economy, say lawyers. There is no immunity from the downturn although certain areas of business activity are proving more resilient.