202020Jan
New member in Congo – Brazzaville

New member in Congo – Brazzaville

It gives us great pleasure to advise that our existing member in the Democratic Republic of Congo, will now represent the Congo – Brazzaville region. Located in the heart of downtown Brazzaville, capital of the Republic of Congo, Emery Mukendi Wafwana & Associates, SARLU, is a law firm that provides investors and financiers, informed opinion…

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172018Sep
Tax agreement between China and Republic of Congo

Tax agreement between China and Republic of Congo

The People’s Republic of China (“China”), like other countries such as France, Italy, Mauritius, has signed a Tax Agreement with the Republic of Congo (“the Congo”) to prevent double taxation and tax evasion between the two states (“the Tax Convention”) , as of September 05, 2018, on the sidelines of the China – Africa Summit. In recent years, China has deployed…

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72018Aug
Mining in Africa: Developments and outlook in 2018

Mining in Africa: Developments and outlook in 2018

At LEX Africa’s most recent seminar, members discussed challenges and changes seen in this progressive sector. Issues between communities and mining companies are not unique to Africa, particularly in instances where rural land is explored for natural resources. Chris Stevens, Head of Mining and Resources practice at Werksmans Attorneys — a LEX Africa member in…

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252016Apr
LEX Africa member admitted as Advocate to the DRC Supreme Court of Justice

LEX Africa member admitted as Advocate to the DRC Supreme Court of Justice

Emery Mukendi Wafwana was admitted to and registered with the Roll of Advocates of the Supreme Court of Justice. On this 22nd April 2016, he was sworn in at the Supreme Court of Justice. Counsel Emery Mukendi Wafwana’s admission to the Supreme Court enhances the firm’s ability to better represent clients in legal cassation proceedings as regards…

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