This month we bring you a special focus on a continent that boasts the world’s largest free trade area, a diverse economic make-up and increasing political stability. The latest edition of Law Update focuses on Africa, a territory that continues to be an attractive business and investment destination.
Like the rest of the world, Africa is still re-building from the impact of COVID-19, however, there continues to be an optimistic view of the opportunities the continent presents. An example of the appetite for investment into Africa was captured in a report we commissioned, titled Legal Leaders in MENA. Our survey of legal leaders revealed a resounding desire to expand into new territories, with 81% naming Africa as their investment destination of choice.Read the full edition
When it comes to Commercial practice, knowledge is strength. At Al Tamimi & Company, our strength lies in the depth of our understanding and knowledge of the Middle East and North African (MENA) legal and regulatory environment. This enables us to provide the most cost-effective, practical and commercial advice whilst at the same time ensuring our clients’ legal objectives are met. Add that to our ability to deliver legal product to international standards and our clients are assured of practical and effective outcomes workable in MENA countries.
We advise on a wide range of commercial arrangements required by businesses in their day-to-day operations in MENA, taking into account the nature of the business and the commercial and legal risks. In addition, we provide advice on all types of commercial agency and distribution arrangements, including all types of franchise arrangements and frequently address important legal issues surrounding the impact of local commercial agencies legislation in the region.
We have strong relationships with the various local regional regulatory authorities which allows us to stay abreast of new developments and practices in the key practice areas we focus on. This ensures that our advice is current, clear and practical, taking into account pragmatic as well as applicable legal issues.
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