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Chibesakunda & Co

MAANU CENTRE (2ND FLOOR), STAND NO. 4647, BEIT ROAD, ADDIS ABABA ROUNDABOUT, PO BOX 30279, LUSAKA, ZAMBIA
Tel:
Work +260 211 254 151
Fax:
Fax +260 211 254 128
Email:
Web:
www.dlapiper.com/zambia

Main work contacts

CategoryContact
Agriculture Soi Kaingu, Chilombo Malama
Aviation Eustace Ngoma, Chishimba Kachasa
Banking and finance Mutale Kasonde, Louise Chilepa
Capital market Eustace Ngoma, Chishimba Kachasa
Corporate advisory Eustace Ngoma, Chishimba Kachasa
Conveyancing and real estate Sevie Panayotopoulos, Chilombo Malama
Communication and media Chileshe Sokota, Chilombo Malama
Litigation Chiko Chuula, Soi Kaingu, Rodwyn Peterson
Employment and labour matters Chiko Chuula, Soi Kaingu
Energy and infrastructure Eustace Ngoma, Chishimba Kachasa
Intellectual property Eustace Ngoma, Louise Chilepa
Mergers and acquisitions Mwelwa Chibesakunda, Edward Sampa
Mining Chileshe Sokota, Chilombo Malama
Non-governmental organisations Eustace Ngoma, Chishimba Kachasa
Projects and infrastructure Mwelwa Chibesakunda, Edward Sampa
Retail Chileshe Sokota, Chilombo Malama
Taxation Eustace Ngoma, Chishimba Kachasa

Legal Developments by:
DLA Piper LLP (US)

  • Sentencing guidelines for corporate manslaughter

    In February 2010 the Sentencing Guidelines Council (the SGC) issued definitive guidelines to courts on imposing appropriate sentences for corporate manslaughter and health and safety offences causing death. The SGC states that fines imposed on companies found guilty of corporate manslaughter should not fall below £500,000, while fines in respect of health and safety offences that are a significant cause of death should be at least £100,000. Crucially, the SGC declined to provide for a fixed link between the imposed fine and the turnover or profitability of the offending company.

    - DLA Piper UK LLP

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  • CYPRUS: Introduction of the General Healthcare System (GHS)

    Cyprus has introduced the General Healthcare System (GHS) that will cover its entire population. The GHS is a modern, patient-centric healthcare system with the aim of delivering equal and quality healthcare services to beneficiaries.
  • GRP Rainer Rechtsanwälte – Experience dealing with claims relating to D&O insurance

    In recent times, public pressure has continued to mount on managers in cases involving claims arising from damage or loss. Governing bodies and executives can insure themselves against the risk of liability by taking out a D&O insurance policy.
  • Antitrust Law Aspects in Ukraine

    Ukraine, like other European countries, developing a market economy on their territory, has incorporated antitrust regulations and legal mechanisms in its legislation to regulate and support competition, as well as rules to ensure fair competition. An integral part of the competition control is the control exercised by the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine over M&A transactions both in Ukraine and abroad, which may also affect Ukrainian domestic markets.
  • The Predicted End of Fiat Currencies

    Billionaire and crypto investor Tim Draper envisages a radical overhaul in payment systems; predicting that cryptocurrencies will replace fiat currencies within the next five years.
  • Termination of Employment for Good and Sufficient Cause

    In the case of Joseph Saliba vs Imperial Hotel (Goldvest Company Limited), the facts of the case revolved around Mr Saliba who was employed in various positions within the Hotel Imperial in Sliema until such hotel was acquired by Goldvest Company.
  • Legal Consultants in Dubai: Discussing Legality of Verbal Contracts

    A verbal contract is valued as much as the paper it is written on. While discussing and preparing for an important case, I found myself thinking the legalities of verbal contracts and the misconception towards their unenforceability.
  • DUE DILIGENCE: Importance In Acquisition

    Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) can be as critical as it seems exciting for any entity's growth and development. If successful, it can assist both the companies to gain a significant share in the market and earn profits. If not successful, it can lead to a different story altogether. 
  • The Way Forward: Gender Neutrality and Gender Inclusion

    The principle of equality between men and women is a fundamental value constantly on the European Union’s agenda.  Ample EU institutes, programmes, and legislation provide for gender equality, and case law of the Court of Justice of the European Union (‘CJEU’) reaffirms the progress made in this respect. On a member state level, the enactment of gender neutral laws (particularly in the fields of inheritance law, marriage law, and employment law), may be considered as having reached its culmination in a number of EU member states, in the legal recognition of non-binary people. In turn, the European Parliament is now actively seeking to bring language evolution at par with gender inclusive legislation.
  • Abetting in Crime: Criminal accountability for parties involved

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