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São Tomé and Príncipe: Exceptional Regime- Terms of Production Sharing Contracts

São Tomé and Príncipe: Exceptional Regime- Terms of Production Sharing Contracts

Exceptional Regime for Easing the Terms of Production Sharing Contracts   The Council of Ministers approved Resolution No. 25/2020 dated 23 June 2020, adopting an Exceptional Regime for Easing the Terms of Production Sharing Contracts due to the impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic in the global oil industry. The Council of Ministers granted the Executive […]

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São Tomé and Príncipe: Use of E.E.Z Oil Companies’ Funds

São Tomé and Príncipe: Use of E.E.Z Oil Companies’ Funds

Increase of COVID-19 Testing Capacity: Use of E.E.Z Oil Companies’ Funds The Council of Ministers approved Resolution No. 26/2020, dated 23 June 2020, to enter into force immediately, which authorises the use of oil companies’ funds to increase COVID-19 testing capacity. Considering as a priority the strengthening of the country’s massive testing capacity, the Council […]

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Regulation Num. 2/2020, on Petroleum Operations in Equatorial Guinea

Regulation Num. 2/2020, on Petroleum Operations in Equatorial Guinea

Regulation Num. 2/2020, dated 15 June 2020, on Petroleum Operations in Equatorial Guinea. The Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons (“MMH”) recently approved Regulation Num. 2/2020, dated 15 June 2020, on Petroleum Operations, revoking the previous regulation approved by Ministerial Order Num. 4/2013, dated 20 June 2013. The purpose of this Regulation is to define and […]

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The Minister of Civil Aviation signed the Circular Letter No. 005/2020.

The Minister of Civil Aviation signed the Circular Letter No. 005/2020.

The Minister of Civil Aviation signed the Circular Letter No. 005/2020 regarding the reopening of international flights. The Minister of Civil Aviation, Leandro Miko Angüe, has recently signed the Circular Letter No. 005/2020 dated 30 June 2020, stating that, in compliance with Decree no. 45/2020, dated 15 June 2020 (concerning the relaxation of the containment […]

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Third Extension of the State of Emergency in Mozambique.

Third Extension of the State of Emergency in Mozambique.

Recently, Presidential Decree no. 21/2020, dated 26 June 2020, was promulgated extending, for the third time, the State of Emergency, from 30 of June until 29 of July 2020 which maintains all the previously implemented measures and adopt new ones to mitigate the economic and social impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, such as: • Limitation […]

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Extension of State of Emergency and Lifting of mandatory confinement in Guinea – Bissau

Extension of State of Emergency and Lifting of mandatory confinement in Guinea – Bissau

On 26 June 2020 was published the fifth extension of the State of Emergency through the Presidential Decree no. 24/2020, for a period of 30 days, i.e., until 25 July 2020. On another hand, Government decided to relieve the mandatory confinement to continue the gradual and progressive recovery of economic activities. Essential measures to prevent […]

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Declaration of Public Calamity and lifting of confinement plan

Declaration of Public Calamity and lifting of confinement plan

The Council of Ministers decided on 12 June 2020, through Resolution no. 23/2020, dated 13 June 2020, to declare the State of Public Calamity throughout the National Territory, from 16 June 2020 at midnight, until 31 July 2020. In this period, some general sanitary measures will remain unchanged until 31 July, in particular all the […]

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We are hiring! LI&P is looking for a Senior Legal & Tax Consultant

We are hiring! LI&P is looking for a Senior Legal & Tax Consultant

LI&P, classified by our clients through Chambers and Partners in the Top Ranked Chambers Global 2020 as a leading firm in General Business Law and in the frame of its dynamic expansion wants to hire a Consultant for the following position:   Senior Legal & Tax Consultant – Knowledge: OHADA, CEMAC, UEMOA and other key […]

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Mozambique: Structures defined in the Commercial Code

Mozambique: Structures defined in the Commercial Code

Structures defined in the Commercial Code of Mozambique approved by Decree-Law no. 2/2005 dated 27 December 2005

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São Tomé and Príncipe: Registration and use of Branch of a foreign company

São Tomé and Príncipe: Registration and use of Branch of a foreign company

The Commercial Code dated 6 September 1888 in force in STP contains few provisions regarding the possibility of registering and using a branch or any kind of representation structure of a foreign company in STP. The duration of a branch is limited to the one of the head office. Any branch or representation of a […]

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