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A New Legal Framework to Promote the Public-Private Partnership in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

By Upio Kakura Wapol On February 11, 2014, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) enacted the Law No 14/005 creating tax, customs and parafiscal system of non-tax revenues and exchange control system applicable to Cooperation Agreements and Cooperation Projects, “PPP Law”. This law is substantiated by the will of the DRC to implement a […]

New regulations on Tax Residency Certificate in Mauritius

Rizwana Ameer Meea et Willy Bashiya Mbayi  Mauritius is a strategic Global Business center located in the Indian Ocean. It is one of the most open and financially sound economies in Sub-Saharan Africa. Mauritius is located between Asia and Africa, and the success of its economy is largely a result of its political and socio-economic stability, coupled […]

The Democratic Republic of the Congo is privatizing its insurance sector

  By Eric Tshimanga Mukendi  In September 2012, the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) submitted to the Parliament a bill of law on the Insurance Code for discussion and adoption prior to its promulgation by the head of State and publication in the official gazette in accordance with articles 100, paragraph 2 […]

OHADA Law is directly applicable in the Democratic Republic of Congo since this Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Since September 12, 2012, OHADA Law (the Organization for the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa) is directly applicable and binding, as domestic positive law, in the Democratic Republic of Congo (“DRC”). In accordance with Article 53, section 2 of the OHADA Treaty, all provisions thereof, regulations and Uniform Acts (“OHADA Law”) adopted before the […]

« Le Droit fiscal congolais, commentaires des textes de lois, Volume I » by Maître Edmond Cibamba Diata

Mr. Edmond Cibamba Diata, Senior Partner of Cabemery (Pty) Ltd in Johannesburg published his new book about Tax Law in DRC, « le Droit fiscal congolais, commentaires des textes de lois, Volume I, Impôts réels et Taxe spéciale de circulation routière ». Tax laws are among the most misunderstood laws. Thus, the author tries to make them […]

Maître Emery nominé Expert du Droit minier par « Who’s Who of Mining Lawyers 2012 »

L’International « Who’s Who of Mining Lawyers 2012 » nomine Maître Emery MUKENDI WAFWANA, Expert du Droit minier Maître Emery MUKENDI WAFWANA, Avocat en RDC et Legal Consultant admis à exercer à New York, a été nominé par le magazine International « Who’s Who of Mining Lawyers 2012 » comme Expert juridique dans la pratique du Droit […]

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