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14 August 2019
An important part of the economic reforms contemplated by the Angolan government involves the privatisation of stateowned enterprises and the sale of stakes that the Angolan state directly or indirectly holds in enterprises. On 5 August of this year the eagerly...
22 July 2019
On 21 July 2019, the EU Prospectus Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2017/1129, commonly known as "PD3") began to apply in full, replacing the previous regime under the EU Prospectus Directive (Directive 2003/71/EC, known in its most recent version as "PD2")....
23 January 2019
On 1 January 2019 the EU Securitisation Regulation began to apply. The Regulation is both complex and far-reaching, and contemplates serious consequences for failure to comply. It creates many pitfalls for the unwary because its scope includes transactions...
9 January 2019
On 1 January 2019 the EU Securitisation Regulation (the "Regulation" or "Securitisation Regulation") began to apply – somewhat extraordinarily – before key elements of the regime were even close to being finished. Of the dozens of...
6 December 2018
As part of the economic reform measures, the Angolan Minister of Finance has on 20 November 2018 adopted an Executive Decree (Decreto Executivo no 508/18) in relation to guarantees issued by the Angolan state (through the Ministry of Finance). The Executive Decree...
10 August 2018
This briefing, prepared by Pieter van Welzen (Partner at Clifford Chance) and João Fonseca (Executive Director at BAI, Banco Angolano de Investimentos), describes some aspects of the Angolan exchange regulations that may be relevant for companies that invest...
3 August 2018
Onlangs is een voorstel gedaan tot opheffing van het cessieverbod. Dit om belemmeringen in de financieringspraktijk verder weg te nemen en om een "level playing field" voor het Nederlandse bedrijfsleven te creëren met ons omringende landen (Duitsland,...
19 March 2018
The attached briefing sets out a summary of certain legal aspects which should be taken into account when doing business in São Tomé e Príncipe.
3 April 2017
Hoge Raad (Dutch Supreme Court) 17 February 2017 Hansteen vs. Mr J.L.G.M. Verwiel q.q. The central theme of this client briefing is formed by section 39 of the Dutch Bankruptcy Act ("DBA"). This section permits the liquidator (curator) of a bankrupt...
24 January 2017
The government of São Tomé e Príncipe ("STP") recently adopted two regulations that are intended to improve the conditions for investment in STP. These are: Decree-law No 19/2016, including the investment code for private investment...