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Addressing mobility challenges in the African oil and gas boom

Input from immigration lawyers who know the system, understand its shortcomings, and who engage proactively to create legal, efficient and workable solutions, are vital for successful mobility in Africa says Soraia Calú Issufo.

DLA Piper presents seminar in Japan on the opportunities and challenges of investing in Africa

On Wednesday, September 26, 2018, a 13-member strong DLA Piper delegation presented a seminar in Japan on the opportunities and challenges of investing in Africa. The seminar, which was sponsored by DLA Piper and the Japan Institute for Overseas Investment (JOI),  supported by the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC), took place at JBIC, in Tokyo, Japan.

DLA Piper Casablanca advises on acquisition of Moroccan Salts Ltd by Emmerson Plc

Emmerson acquired the entire share capital and voting rights of MSL for a total price of GBP 10 million, satisfied by the issuance of 333.3 new ordinary shares of a nominal value of GBP 0.03. The oversubscribed placing raised GBP 6 million.

DLA Piper Africa advises Cellulant Corporation on equity capital rising

Cellulant is a leading African mobile commerce company operating a payments ecosystem connecting financial sector customers, Mobile Network Operators and businesses to their increasingly mobile consumers in 11 African countries.

Sumitomo Metal Mining joint venture with IAMGOLD receives prestigious PDAC award

DLA Piper (Canada) LLP is pleased to announce that the joint venture between Japan’s Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., Ltd. (“Sumitomo”) and Toronto-based IAMGOLD Corporation (“IAMGOLD”) for the Côté Gold Project has received the Viola R. MacMillan Award from the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (“PDAC”).