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Nigeria: New Order on Significant Economic Presence
9 Jun 2020

The Federal Republic of Nigeria has published the Companies Income Tax (Significant Economic Presence) Order, 2020 effective from February 3rd, 2020, to define and determine the scope of Significant Economic Presence (SEP) in Nigeria.

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EXCLUSIVE: Mauritius’ New Covid-19 Bill Amends Key Acts of Parliament
12 May 2020

By Centurion Plus Lawyer in Mauritius, Rubesh Doomun Mauritius has so far been in lockdown since 23 March 2020: a short time perhaps when measured by the calendar, but endlessly long to gallop through for barristers whose feet have become accustomed to courts. When the whole world was forced to come to a halt, it […]

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Company Operational Requirements in accordance with Level 4
5 May 2020

In April 2020, the South African Government announced new regulations to manage the new restrictions to be imposed during Level 4. The announcement came with extending of other business sectors to resume operations and for companies to implement new and strict protective measures to safeguard employees from contracting COVID-19. Companies need to take heed of the following requirements in preparation of Level 4 commencement.

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Mitigating risks in the current industry crisis: the actions oil sector companies need to take
5 May 2020

The compounding effects of the corona virus and oil industry disruptions pose unique and significant challenges, particularly on the African continent where the economies of producing countries are largely dependent on oil revenues. As more countries remain locked down and businesses remain shut because of the pandemic, the demand for oil will remain low, leaving prices equally low. Associate Attorney, Oneyka Ojogbo have identifies some crucial issues relating to contracts and local operations.

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Download: Centurion’s Algeria Spotlight
28 Apr 2020

Algeria is Africa’s third largest oil producer after Nigeria and Angola, and 60% of its budget comes from hydrocarbons revenues. Oil production has been slowly declining however, from almost 1.4 million bopd in 2008 to a current average of 1 million bopd. Coupled with increasing domestic consumption, declining output is putting pressure on the need […]

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Centurion Plus Director, Leon Van Der Merwe, shares how the C+ model works
16 Apr 2020

We sat down with Centurion Plus (C+) Director, Leon Van Der Merwe, on Centurion Law Group’s agile and customized legal and advisory service offering that brings together a team of “on ground” African lawyers for any deal on a project basis. Leon expands on how Centurion Law Group’s latest hybrid and on demand model works.

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Order dated April 14th, extending the validity of Decree Number 42/2020, dated March 31th, Declaring the state of Sanitary Alarm and Dictating the Policies of protection, Containment and Control of the new Coronavirus (Covid-19) in the Republic of Equatorial Guinea
15 Apr 2020

The Government of Equatorial Guinea with the purpose of creating a Constitutional Framework for the different measures that were previously taken and for those that would be taken around the Sanitary Crisis caused by the expansion of the Coronavirus evidently existing in the country, has extended the Sanitary Alarm and also added new policies for the protection of its citizens.

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Legal note: Senegal’s gas code
9 Apr 2020

To ensure the development of a robust and efficient gas-value chain, mitigate carbon emission, limit climate change and bring electricity tariffs down, Senegal adopted Law No. 2020-06 (Gas Code) on January 27th, 2020. Mickael Vogel, Director of Strategy at Centurion Law Group, discusses this latest gas code and its key legal implications for investors.

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Juggling at the Top: What it Takes to Manage a Pan-African Energy Law Practice in 2020
6 Apr 2020

At 35, Zion Adeoye is the youngest Managing Partner at an African multi-national law firm. Appointed in 2020 to head the Centurion Law Group, Zion embodies a new generation of African lawyers leading the continent into the transformations that will place Africa as the 21st century’s success story. As he reflects on his professional journey so far, he shares his lessons to any young Africans in search of a meaningful legal career on the continent.

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Download: Centurion’s Congo Brazzaville Spotlight
3 Apr 2020

Oil has dominated the economy of Congo Brazzaville since the entry of supermajors Total and Eni in 1968. The country’s first oilfield, Pointe Indienne, was discovered in 1951 and production started in 1957. According to an EITI report, oil accounted for 80 percent of government revenue and 90 percent of exports before the plunge in […]

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CenturionPlus Helps Companies Stay Ahead of the Curve as We Grapple with Covid-19
1 Apr 2020

The CenturionPlus team and our on-demand lawyers are working around the clock to help clients navigate the uncharted legal waters sparked by COVID-19. Amidst this time of crises and the restrictions put on travel and mobility, we have attorneys on the ground that can assist your company with its tailored legal needs. This includes in-house and remote legal assistance.

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When Covid-19 and OPEC Price War strikes Africa’s Oil & Gas Sector
1 Apr 2020

While the short-term effects of Covid-19 on world economies are already being felt and put millions in a situation of economic distress, their long-term ones are yet to be fully grasped. In sub-Saharan Africa, the impact will be felt even stronger because the pandemic is being combined with a historic crash in oil prices, putting pressure on state budgets and testing the resilience of the continent’s strongest energy companies.

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