Vincent de Bonnafos

Vincent de Bonnafos is our exclusively recommended Banking & Finance expert in Monaco on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Vincent directly using the contact details listed above.

Vincent is active in financial and securities laws, banking regulatory and transactional matters. He also advises on general commercial matters in particular in sports and new technologies.

Vincent has a doctorate degree in law (Ph.D) for his thesis on the enhancement of corporate social responsibility. He also participated in the Commission for modernising Monaco corporate and commercial laws (Commission de Modernisation du Droit Economique Monégasque). He also provides on-site AML and compliance training for banks, law-firms and sports clubs.

Before joining DL Corporate & Regulatory, Vincent worked in French banking institutions as well as French and Monaco law firms. He speaks French and English fluently.

Vincent lectures on the law of technologies at the Nice University of Law.

Firm Overview:

DL Corporate & Regulatory is a firm of business lawyers authorised to render regulatory and transactional legal advice in Monaco and abroad. Our firm specialises in corporate, financing and commercial transactions, securities laws, mergers & acquisitions, restructurings and regulatory compliance in particular in the banking/finance, capital markets and sports areas.

Our pragmatic and business approach enables us to propose simple, practical and adapted solutions. We believe in advance planning and well-prepared contracts to preserve long term relationships and avoid litigation.

Edite Ligere

Edite Ligere is our exclusively recommended Banking & Finance expert in England on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Edite directly using the contact details listed above.

Edite’s practice focuses on the regulation of artificial intelligence, global financial regulation, banking, insurance, human rights, consumer protection, charity law, data protection, machine learning and cyber security.

Edite has participated in and advised on global regulatory standard setting and the national implementation of global regulatory standards. Edite is a regular contributor to various pro bono human rights and environmental initiatives, an author of various legal publications and a speaker at international and national conferences.

Edite Ligere holds an LLB (First) and an LLM from the University of London. She was called to the Bar of England and Wales by the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn and is a Hubert Greenland Scholar of the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn.

Bilis Lotengo

Bilis Lotengo is our exclusively recommended Banking & Finance expert in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Bilis directly using the contact details listed above.

Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo and Headquarters of institutions of the country, is where Emery Mukendi Wafwana & Associates, SC-P has had its headquarters since 1995. The location of our office in Kinshasa gives our lawyers and consultants a major advantage thanks to their speedy access to the headquarters of central politico-administrative entities, Cassation Court, State Council, and courts and tribunals of Kinshasa.

The team in Kinshasa includes lawyers admitted to the bar before the Court of Cassation and State Council, practicing the « cassation » and other special procedures, as well lawyers admitted respectively to bars at the Court of Appeal of Kinshasa-Gombe, Kinshasa-Matete, Matadi, Bandundu and Kananga.

In general, the lawyers at our Kinshasa office advise and assist local and international clients from Kinshasa on legal issues on sectors including but not limited to natural resources, infrastructure, banking and insurance, investments, trade and industry as well as judicial and arbitral litigation.

Specifically, as agents in intellectual property, our lawyers in Kinshasa advise our local and international clients on issues concerning the protection of their brand and logos, represent them before the Ministry of Industry and in associated litigations.

As mine and carry agents, they assist and represent our clients in mining procedures at the Central Cadastre Minier and before the of Mining and Environment Administration.

Our office of Kinshasa also organises an online legal portal named “JuriAfrica,” led by a team of researchers in charge of collecting information and legal and jurisprudential data that is continuously being updated.

Manuel Camarate Campos

Manuel Camarate Campos is our exclusively recommended Banking & Finance expert in Portugal on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Manuel directly using the contact details above.

  • Partner of RSA since November 2017 – Co-ordinator of the Banking and Insurance Law Group
  • Lawyer at RSA since 2013
  • In-house lawyer of the Banco Comercial Português between 1991 and 2012
  • Registered in the Portuguese Bar Association since 1986

Firm Overview:

Law without borders in Portuguese Language

Since 1997, RSA – Raposo Subtil e Associados has based its activities on a complete and integrated service for its clients at both national and international levels, combining an extensive knowledge of business with the necessary technical expertise.

In 2013, RSA – Raposo Subtil e Associados founded the Rede de Serviços de Advocacia de Língua Portuguesa – Network of Portuguese Speaking Legal Services (RSA LP), which is an innovative network of associated firms of lawyers and legal offices, working in partnership in 5 Portuguese speaking countries (Portugal, Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde and Mozambique). RSA LP works with solid and experienced teams in the Portuguese speaking market, providing a legal consultancy with international standards of excellence both within and outside those markets. This competitive agility is a result of their leadership in complex operations and litigation, and their understanding of business models in diverse areas and different jurisdictions, affirming their ambition with a global model of legal services.

Our teams are multi-disciplinary and specialised, and are composed of lawyers dedicated to finding the most satisfactory legal solution for our clients, be they national or from abroad. Focused on the new challenges of the post-digital era and recognising technologies as a strategic priority, RSA-LP believes that future competitive differentiation will be created by people, and their training and quality, developing creative professional solutions based on values such as trust, expertise, and sharing.

Alaa SHOUN

Alaa Shoun is our exclusively recommended Banking & Finance expert in Iraq on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Alaa directly using the contact details listed above.

The Middle East venture capital market is surging off the back of a slew of recent high-profile exits. As investors scramble to find the region’s most promising ventures, we investigate an emerging start-up scene looking to overcome the odds in Iraq.

In recent months, attention has turned to the Middle East’s growing technology space. Following a number of recent success stories from those who have taken the plunge into Iraq, there has been a swell of interest among high-net-worth individuals, institutional investors and middle-class professionals alike, who increasingly see opportunity for new initiatives in the region. Boosting these prospects, a growing number of angel investor groups and regional corporations setting up venture arms have diversified the sources of financing available – a marked change for the contemporary investment climate.

Kenza Bounjou

Kenza Bounjou is our exclusively recommended Banking & Finance expert in Morocco on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Kenza directly using the contact details listed above.

In October 2019, Dentons combined with leading Moroccan firm Sayarh & Menjra, one of the only Moroccan firms to offer both legal advice and litigation services in Morocco.

Sayarh & Menjra’s 40-plus years of experience in Morocco, combined with Dentons’ global sector expertise and reputation for delivering technical innovation, means you now benefit from an enhanced offering no other Moroccan firm can rival. Our clients include international and local corporations, international banks, governments and state corporations, multilateral agencies, non-governmental organizations, development finance institutions, private equity funds and individuals.

Dentons Sayarh & Menjra is composed of over 15 legal professionals offering significant additional talent across our practices and sectors. Deeply engaged in the Francophone Africa region, our team has broad experience and a strong reputation in many business sectors including energy, mining, manufacturing, real estate, M&A, private equity, banking, financing and PPP.

Our team is uniquely positioned to provide you with support for your investments in Morocco, the OHADA region and Francophone Africa. We take the time to understand your business and what matters to you. Combining regional and local knowledge with practice and sector insights, we offer commercial and practical legal advice to help you achieve your business goals.

Whether you are a foreign company pursuing business opportunities in Africa or a Moroccan company seeking practical, creative solutions for doing business in Africa, Europe or anywhere in the world, contact us, we are here to help you.