NEW VOLUNTARY ARBITRATION REGIME

Law no. 6/2021, of 31 March (“Law 6/2021”), which enacts the voluntary arbitration law (“VAL”) and for the first time amends the Code on Civil Procedure (“CCP”), was published in the Timor-Leste Official Gazette.

MOZAMBIQUE: Decree No. 20/2021, of 13 April – Amendments to the Investment Law Regulation approved by Decree No. 43/2009, of 21 August

With the aim of adapting national and foreign investment processes (“Investment Projects”) to a new institutional framework of coordination and in the context of a policy to attract and facilitate those investments, Decree no. 20/2021, of 13 April (“Decree”), was approved, introducing amendments to the Investment Law Regulation. We highlight the following: For the purposes …

Angola Exchange Policy

The National Bank of Angola (“BNA”) recently published, in the use of its powers, the following pieces of legislation:

CONVENTION TO ELIMINATE DOUBLE TAXATION BETWEEN ANGOLA AND CABO VERDE

The Republic of Angola and the Republic of Cape Verde have signed, on August 8, 2019, in Luanda, a Convention to eliminate Double Taxation of Income Taxes and to avoid Tax Evasion (DTT). Conventions to eliminate Double Taxation concluded between contracting States are a very important instrument for companies and investors’ trust when dealing with …

VdA has been appointed to preside over the Steering Committee of GRACE

VdA has been elected President of the Steering Committee of GRACE for the period 2018/2020. Partner Margarida Couto, shall take office on behalf of the firm. GRACE (www.grace.pt) is a pioneering non-profit public interest organisation gathering over 160 companies of all sizes and across industries, engaged in deepening their social role, as well as promoting …