Regulatory & Compliance
Our dedicated Regulatory & Compliance team focuses on providing legal advice relating to investment structuring and regulatory aspects of conducting business in Zimbabwe. Our specialisation in this area provides a guide to foreign clientele especially as it relates to the local business environment and the applicability of corporate legal requirements and requisite regulatory approvals.
We have practical and legal experience in obtaining regulatory approvals for a number of clients through leveraging of key contacts within the various regulatory agencies, as well as advising on compliance mechanisms while also regularly updating clients and possible investors on regulatory developments.
Our team’s core focus/service offerings include: Advising on the most suitable investment structures and corporate vehicles (including incorporation of legal entities); commenting on and advising on local regulatory frameworks and requirements; providing practical advice on applicability of local legislation and regulatory provisions to contemplated transactions; reviewing of contracts, assessing and advising on potential risks pertaining to investments and jurisdiction issues; evaluating contemplated transactions and advising on the necessity of obtaining necessary licensing and filings with regulatory bodies; assisting clients faced with regulatory investigations, including engaging with regulatory bodies and negotiating compliance mechanisms; rendering regulatory memoranda to clients, including tracking regulatory developments and changes to the regulatory frameworks and advising clients; and applying for and obtaining regulatory approvals for clients and acting as liaison between clients and various regulatory bodies.
Our transaction experience includes some of these recent mandates.