As is the custom, in the October 2021, the Paris-based Financial Action Task Force (“FATF”) released its Mutual Evaluation Report identifying the deficiencies in South Africa’s regulations as pertaining to Anti-Money Laundering and Combating Terrorism Financing.
La Cour ordonne de ne pas s’excuser pour l’agressivité des avocats. Centurion Law Group et NJ Ayuk l’emportent dans l’affaire du fils du puissant ministre de Guinée équatoriale, Delphin Mocache Massoko
Le 13 décembre 2022, la cour d’appel d’Afrique du Sud a décidé que ni M. NJ Ayuk ni le Centurion Law Group ne devaient présenter d’excuses formelles pour les déclarations d’avocats agressifs faites contre Delphin Mocache Massoko et l’OCCRP dans la défense d’un client accusé à tort par Delphin Mocache Massoko et l’OCCRP. Delphin Mocache Massoko est le fils de Son Excellence Avelino Mocache Mehenga, l’un des ministres les plus puissants du gouvernement de Guinée équatoriale.
Court Orders NO Apologies for Aggressive Lawyering. Centurion Law Group and NJ Ayuk prevail in the case of Son of powerful Equatorial Guinea Minister’s Son Delphin Mocache Massoko
On the 13th of December 2022 the appeal court in South Africa ruled that neither Mr NJ Ayuk nor Centurion Law Group must issue a formal apology on aggressive lawyering statements made against Delphin Mocache Massoko and OCCRP in defense of a client wrongfully accused by both Delphin Mocache Massoko and OCCRP. Delfin Mocache Massoko is the son of His Excellency Avelino Mocache Mehenga, one of the most powerful Ministers of the government of Equatorial Guinea.
Nigeria’s economy is one of the biggest on the continent, and like all other economic industries, the aviation industry is one of the most rewarding for investors. The growing demand for aviation services in Nigeria has encouraged many airlines to establish or plan to establish operations in Nigeria.
Nigeria has long established itself as a pioneer of the start-up ecosystem on the African continent, leading the way in various sectors and increasingly becoming a focus for investment. According to a Mckinsey report, between 2020 and 2021, the number of tech start-ups in Africa tripled to around 5,200 companies with Nigeria leading the troop. Nigeria’s start-up…
The Tax Exemptions Bill, now the Exemptions Act, 2022 is an interesting piece of legislation.
Con el propósito de reforzar nuestro compromiso con la industria energética africana, nos sentimos orgullosos de haber patrocinado la Semana de la Energía Africana 2022, que tuvo lugar del 18 al 21 de octubre en Ciudad del Cabo (Sudáfrica). La conferencia reunió a los líderes del sector energético africano a los principales operadores y subcontratistas, a las instituciones financieras y a reputadas empresas de asesoramiento empresarial para mantener un intenso diálogo centrado en los problemas de la industria energética.
To reinforce our commitment to the African energy industry, we were proud to sponsor the African Energy Week 2002 which took place from October 18-21, in Cape Town, South Africa. The conference brought together African energy sector leaders and stakeholders, major operators and subcontractors, financial institutions and reputable business advisory companies for an intense dialogue focused on issues in the energy industry.
The Fintech sector in Nigeria is one of the fastest-growing sectors in the country. Nigeria is home to over 200 fintech companies including several fintech solutions offered by banks and mobile network operators as part of their product portfolio. The increasing inclusion of mechanisms for day-to-day transactions is contributing to making it a thriving sector.…
Since the establishment of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) in 2018, by the African Continental Free Trade Agreement, the AfCFTA is the largest free trade area in the world measured by the number of countries participating. There has been much talk, especially in the circles of legal practitioners, concerning the operation of the AfCFTA and its impact on the businesses of their multinational clients.
The inefficacy of the regime for repatriating funds in Nigeria continues to stick out like a sore thumb in the country’s foreign investment ecosystem. Without a doubt, the goal of every investor in any economic setup is to receive a return on investment(s). For foreign investors, an added incentive of investing or doing business, especially in a country like Nigeria with significant opportunities, is the ability to access, and repatriate, funds, without any form of difficulty.
Centurion Plus is the brainchild of Centurion Law Group, which grew out of the demand for specialized legal expertise across the continent. Clients often require project-based lawyers who specialize in high-demand areas of expertise, such as M&A, contract negotiation, litigation, energy deals. While many companies typically employ in-house counsel, they often need extra help during…