• Continuous advice of our European and North American clients on day to day legal and administration topics, as well strategic, complex transactions 

• Advising the major South African company in the purchase of a Moroccan company for what is to date the biggest deal ever in Morocco (10 billion MAD transaction involving stock exchange, competition council and insurance regulator)

• Advise on domestic transactions as well as on cross-border transactions

• Regular legal and tax due diligence in a variety of sectors

• Drafting and negotiating LOIs, MoUs, and agreements for the negotiations

• Structuring transactions

• Drafting and negotiating investment agreements, shareholders’ agreements and any other material contractual documentation, such as representations and warranties 

• Intra-group financing arrangements and tax management of cash-pooling transactions

• Management packages

• Corporate governance structuring

• Securities

• Mergers, acquisitions, spin-off, de-mergers

• Privatisation

• Joint-venture, setting-up, investment protection strategy (exchange control, etc.), and tax structuring

• Drafting corporate secretarial documentation and completing any post-completion formalities

• Analysis and management of the risk of a permanent establishment in the event of a new establishment

• Tax structuring, using special purpose vehicles or specific financial instruments for the acquisition of a majority or minority interest in target companies by private or institutional investors or investment funds

• Tax analysis of flows, as regards the payment of VAT or the liability to a withholding tax in domestic law or under tax treaties, both on-shore and off-shore (free zones)

• Assistance and follow-up in the context of tax audits and tax litigation

• Reviewing the customs and VAT aspects in the event of a flow of goods (notably cross-border flows)

• Advice of financial institutions, international cooperation institutions, insurance companies

• Advice on employment law mattes to local and international companies, financial institutions, international cooperation institutions, insurance companies.

• Strategic advice to prevent litigation

• Litigation all across the country on behalf or domestic and international 

• Mediation and arbitration involving domestic and foreign companies under a variety of fora and arbitration rules. 

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