Corporate

Burkina Faso growing economy has attracted an ever increasing number of foreign investors in the country.  Our firm is a full service business oriented law firm geared at providing legal assistance to foreign investors. Our firm provides advisory service on the Burkina Faso investment environment, including conducting jurisdictional legal due diligence and optimizing foreign investment. Our firm incorporates and registers subsidiaries of foreign companies and branches on behalf of foreign companies.

•Incorporation of companies according to OHADA laws, conduct negotiation according to OHADA standards and drafting of contracts and all acts necessary to companies in the context of their activities;

•Legal counsel of companies incorporated under the OHADA law;

•Organization and participation in the Board of Directors meetings ;

•Corporate Secretary for several companies, advising on corporate procedures and maintaining corporate records, in accordance with OHADA Uniform Acts; 

•Negotiation of letters of intent, letters of offers, purchase agreements, loan agreements, shareholders’ agreements, partnership agreements, trade agreements on technology, licensing agreements, distribution and franchising;

•Legal counsel to clients in mergers and acquisitions, particularly in the context of acquisitions of subsidiaries in Burkina Faso ;

•Preparation of jurisdictional legal due diligence opinion based on the operational sector of the investor;

•Legal counsel on compliance with national, sub regional and international regulations and corporate governance;

•De-registration of foreign investors existing the Burkina Faso jurisdiction;

•Consultant for the benefit of the team in charge of the “Doing Business” report, an annual publication of the World Bank, regarding the establishment procedures of companies, privatization, closure and liquidation of companies and constitution and enforcement of security.