32017May
Angola update of Non-Resident Foreign Workers Presidential Decree

Angola update of Non-Resident Foreign Workers Presidential Decree

It was published and entered into force on April 24, 2017, Presidential Decree No. 79/17, which approved the amendment and redrafted articles 2 “Scope”, 7 “Duration of the Contract of Employment” and 12 “Remuneration” of Presidential Decree 43/17 of March 6 – (Regulation of the Exercise of Professional Activity of Non-Resident Foreign Worker). According to…

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222016Aug
Adoption of the New York Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards Convention

Adoption of the New York Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards Convention

It was published in the Resolution of the National Assembly n.º 38/16, on 12 August 2016, approving the adoption, by the Angolan state, of the New York Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards. This publication means the end of the previous legal proceeding under which all foreign arbitral awards were necessarily subject to a process of revision and confirmation by the Angolan…

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112016May
Enactment of the new Nationality Law in Angola

Enactment of the new Nationality Law in Angola

The new Nationality Law, approved by Law 2/2016, of 15 April 2016, sets out the new conditions for recognition, acquisition, loss and re-acquirement of the Angolan nationality. The Law has entered into effect at the date of its enactment (15 April 2016) and revoked the previous Law 1/05, of 1 July 2005, so far into force. The new Law clarifies the…

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292016Apr
Economy update from Angola

Economy update from Angola

Presidential Decree 40/16, of 24 February – approves the General Terms of the Strategy against the Crises Deriving from the Fall in the Oil Price in the International Market, consisting of measures to be implemented by the State, among which the following may be noted: 1. Private investment and increase of domestic production  The State is compromised…

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