Events

HOUDA-LEGAL CHARACTERISTICS AND TAX

Prudential supervision of credit institutions in the WAMU (West African Monetary Union)

The regulation on credit institutions is standardized by a law regulating banking in the WAEMU zone[1]. This new banking law, which entered into force in April 2010, makes a distinction between banks and banking financial institutions, but gives them a common name: “credit institutions”. Article 4 of this new banking law on credit institutions specifies […]

LEGAL CHARACTERISTICS AND TAX IMPLICATIONS OF A REPRESENTATIVE OFFICE IN SENEGAL

A foreign company interested in establishing an entity in Senegal for activities less important than those usually reserved for a branch or subsidiary may set up a representative or liaison office. It may be the promotion of headquarters activities, provision of information, scientific research, etc. Through this kind of establishment, a foreign company can test […]

MSGBC Basin Summit & Exhibition 2017

Houda Law Firm participated in the 2017 MSGBC Basin Summit & Exhibition with ministries and national oil companies from the MSGBC (Mauritania-Senegal-Gambia-Bissau-Conakry) region. The firm thanks the organizers for their trust and is proud to have contributed as a sponsor of this event that continues to be a reference in the oil and gas sectors.

MSGBC Local Content Forum 2017

Houda Law Firm co-hosted the innaugural 2017 MSGBC Local Content Forum, a pre-conference event focused entirely on developing strategies for local content and in-country capacity within the MSGBC Basin (Mauritania – Senegal – Gambia – Bissau – Conakry) region ahead of the MSGBC Basin Summit & Exhibition.  

LEX AFRIKA SUMMIT 2017

Houda Law Firm participated in the first LexAfrika Summit 2017, which brought together all start-ups, founders, investors, and leaders who are passionate about growth and innovation and are convinced of the potential of the digital ecosystem in Africa. It also gathered players from Fast Arbitre, We Cash Up, and Predictice. Online Dispute Resolution, Open Data for Justice and […]

CLIFFORD CHANCE AFRICA ACADEMY 2017

Houda Law Firm was invited to take part in the Clifford Chance Africa Academy (held in Dakar, Senegal November 22-23, 2017) to discuss topics in African business law & practice. The African Academy gathered talented lawyers from all over West & Central Africa to exchange on the different approaches to African business law & practice. Below, Clifford […]

LES RENCONTRES AFRICA 2017

Houda Law Firm is proud to have been the only Senegalese law firm present at the Les Rencontres Africa 2017 conference in Ivory Coast. The special event, a true co-production between France and Africa, gathered more than 1,000 African leaders from 30 countries and more than 300 French entrepreneurs. Below, French Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves […]

ALLEN & OVERY GLOBAL RELATIONSHIPS CONFERENCE 2017

Houda Law Firm had the pleasure of participating in the Allen & Overy 2017 Global Relationships Conference held in London from September 13 to 15.  Below, the firm visits A&O’s Fuse – the new tech innovation space and a leading legal tech incubator; HLF Managing Partner Khaled Abou El Houda with Laura Pyke-Jean, A&O’s Senior Business Development Manager […]