Patience Higson Ngwa

Patience Higson Ngwa is our exclusively recommended Corporate Law expert in Cameroon on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Patience directly using the contact details listed above.

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The complex of laws, rules, regulations, and procedures known as “corporate law” controls how corporations are created and run. It is the body of law that governs the establishment of business-related legal entities. The laws have an impact on everyone who is involved in establishing, acquiring, running, and managing a corporation.

The purpose of a corporation is to carry on business. It is a distinct legal entity from the individuals who create it. A corporation has the same legal rights as an individual to operate in its own name. An individual’s liability is constrained to the amount of stock they own in the corporation. They can only lose the amount they invested in the company.

All corporations are able to compete on an even playing field because to the laws and regulations governing them. The purpose of corporate law is to benefit business. It’s not intended to make things more difficult to accomplish.

The laws are in place to facilitate business operations for corporations. The rules that govern how to incorporate a business and how to conduct corporate business are designed to support commerce and ensure that everyone is treated fairly. They ensure that businesses behave predictably so that others can rely on them.

Civil law is corporate law. In general, it is not against the law. The corporation’s representatives can resort to the proper civil court to address problems when they arise. Of course, police and workers are still subject to prosecution for fraud and other crimes.

However, the rules that control the creation and administration of corporations typically fall under the civil law category and offer civil remedies.

Guy Emmanuel Mbend

Guy Mbenda is our exclusively recommended Corporate Law expert in Cameroon on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Guy directly using the contact details listed above.

Guy is a Lawyer and an Associate of the Firm.

He is involved in corporate transactions, corporate legal secretariat, corporate financial restructuring, contract audit and tax transactions.

Before joining A&P, Guy worked in several law firms such as Brain Consulting Ltd, DMP & Partners, Fiscalia International. He also worked in the legal department of Louis Dreyfus Commodities (now Solevo Cameroon).

Firm Overview:

Amadagana & Partners is a modern Law Firm with a recognised expertise on the Corporate, Business Law, Energy, Mining and Infrastructure and Sports sectors.

At Amadagana & Partners, we are passionate about what we do and with our industry-focused approach, we help our clients structure complex transactions, address specific markets and resolve difficult legal issues. Our high-performing, multidisciplinary teams and our ‘Client First’ strategy, supports our clients in the structuring and management of their projects in Africa (OHADA zone) and Cameroon using all the relevant international best practices and standards.

Amadagana & Partners was founded by Lynda Amadagana Olemba after significant experiences in international law firms in France and in-house experiences in Cameroon. Amadagana & Partners has offices in Yaoundé (Cameroon), in Paris (France) and Kinshasa (DRC).

Values:

Our values are centred around three pillars:

  1. Quality & Excellence ; Quality in the legal services we provide to our clients, Quality in our human resources, Quality in the clients that we choose to serve and Quality in the training that we offer to our people
  2. Teamwork; Team building and inclusiveness, Create strong and successful working relationships, Teaming and feedback and Recognise the value that each person contributes
  3. Leadership; Respond with agility to the ever-changing environment in which we operate and Create an impact with our colleagues, our clients and society through our actions

Farooq Amjad Meer

Farooq Amjad Meer is our exclusively recommended Corporate Law expert in Pakistan on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Farooq directly using the contact details listed above.

A precursor to Meer & Hasan (M&H), was established in 1984 to provide legal services on both civil and criminal side.

Later, responding to the growing needs of businesses / corporations due to an influx of foreign investment, the firm was repositioned to focus mainly on business laws.

Diversity and keen understanding of legal concepts have been the hallmarks of the firm and are characteristics of its partners and associates

Be it fundamental civil or criminal law or evolving corporate or intellectual property law, people, at M&H, have toiled day and night to provide quality legal services to its esteemed clients

Owing to strong grip on basics, a vivid vision of evolving legal concepts and concerted efforts of its associates in providing personalised service, M&H is one of the most reputed law firms in the country.

Our Services:

In present times not only the consumers themselves have become savvier but the laws have also been promulgated for their protection.

This awareness and regulation requires a manufacturer or service provider to be mindful of its duties under the law to avoid exposure from actions by its consumers.

Advisory Excellence Appoints Farooq Amjad Meer and MEER & HASAN in Pakistan (streetinsider.com)

Antoine Endtz

Antoine Endtz is our exclusively recommended Corporate Law expert in the Netherlands on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Antoine using the contact details above.

Antoine is the founder of Nextius Legal. With more than 30 years of big law firm experience, Antoine has seen it all, without losing his passion.

He is a modern attorney who remains dedicated to his clients on a daily basis. Antoine is an entrepreneur and entrepreneurial. The fact that Antoine likes to contribute to innovations in law practice is not only visible in his work as a lawyer, but also in his other activities.

In addition to various advisory functions in the corporate world, Antoine has spent 8 years as chairman of the French Chamber of Commerce in the Netherlands.

Besides running Nextius Legal, Antoine is also the founder of Mendtz & Co. This foundation provides free of charge legal advice to charitable organisations. Antoine is for example actively involved with the work of the Free a Girl foundation, which is dedicated to freeing young girls from forced prostitution and prosecuting the offenders (https://www.freeagirl.nl/).

Antoine Endtz follows his ideals, in his work and beyond.

Firm Overview:

Nextius Legal is an innovative Dutch law firm, founded by Antoine Endtz. Due the vast experience of Antoine Endtz in law practice, he and his associates know, like no other, how to organise the legal business of their clients in a practical and efficient way.

Besides, Nextius Legal is specialised in (corporate) litigation before Dutch Courts as well as in mergers and acquisitions. The clients of Nextius Legal are mainly active in IT, gaming and industry.

Advisory Excellence Appoints Antoine Endtz and Nextius Legal in The Netherlands (streetinsider.com)

Bame Kang Everistus

Bame Kang Everistus is our exclusively recommended Corporate Law expert in Cameroon on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Bame Kang directly using the contact details listed above.

Professional Background & Experience:

Founder – Managing Partner, licenced Advocate and Solicitor of the Cameroon Bar Association as at 1998.

Language Proficiency:

Speaks and writes good English and French.

Areas  of Practice:

Corporate Advisory practice anchored essentially on guidance with respect to the legal and regulatory provisions of the Organisation to Harmonise Business Laws in Africa Uniform Act on Commercial Companies and Economic Interest Groups which is at the heart of corporate and commercial practice in Cameroon today; Law of Taxation with a bias for providing sound transactional tax advice to local and international business entities, corporations and individuals; Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution; Ship Arrest, Maritime and Carriage of Goods by Sea; Intellectual Property and Domain Names Protection; Telecommunications; Real estate practice comprising advisory and guidance on a broad range of real estate transactions; International Trade and Documentary Sale transactions; Insurance practice within the framework of the provisions of the Intra African Conference of Insurance Code in which Cameroon and 15 other African countries constitute members; Debt Recovery under the novel provisions of the OHADA Uniform Act prescribing a simplified debt recovery procedure; and Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, Assets Tokenisation, Smart Contracts and NFTs Advisory.

Written Articles:

  • Promotion and Pre-Incorporation of Companies: A Comparative Analysis between laws in Nigeria and Former West Cameroon. Wriiten in partial fulfilment of the requirement for the award of an LLM in ABU Zaria.
  • Deductibility in Nigerian Taxation: A Critical Assessment. Presented during Coursework program in ABU Zaria 1992.
  • The Unconstitutionality of Texts of Applications in Cameroon. Published in the 2015 New Broom Magazine.
  • The Tole Tea Toilers and the Perils of Privatisation. Published in the Post Tabloid Weekender of 2010.
  • Corporate and Business Culture in Cameroon. Published in the August 2008 edition of Corporate UK Magazine.
  • The Common Law and Doctrines of Equity in Cameroon: The Scope of their abrogation by the OHADA Treaty and its Uniform Acts.
  • Corporate Governance under the Regime of OHADA Uniform Act on Commercial Companies.  

Kang Eva, beyond being a holder of Coursework LLM in Commercial Law, LLB in English Private Law, he also holds the following Certificates of Completion awarded by the African Intellectual Property Organisation and by the United Nations Institute for Training and Research.

  • Certificate of Completion of training intended for would-be Accredited Agents of the African Intellectual Property Organisation;
  • Debt Rescheduling with the Paris Club;
  • Capital Market Development and Regulation;
  • Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution;
  • Negotiation of Financial Transaction.

An avid reader of news magazines, fiction and non fiction novels, Kang Eva is a pious faithful of the Roman Catholic Faith. He is the current chair of Parent Teachers` Association of Crown Classical Bilingual Nursery Primary School, Erstwhile Secretary General of English Speaking Lawyers of Douala, and Erstwhile Secretary General of Menchum Friends Club Douala.

Kang Eva is affiliated to the following groups: member of the Global Legal Blockchain Consortium and subscriber to the News Letters of Blockchain Research Institution, Coindesk, Global Business Blockchain Consortium Chamber of Digital Commerce, and Enterprise Ethereum Alliance amongst others.

Zena Antoniou

Zena Antoniou is our exclusively recommended Corporate Law expert in Cyprus on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Zena directly using the contact details listed above.

Zena is head of corporate and commercial department in the firm and has extensive experience of corporate and commercial matters, in particular, in relation to joint ventures, management and restructuring of corporate entities, insolvency, legal due diligence, mergers and acquisitions, trust law and several other corporate law issues.

Zena has also considerable experience in banking and finance and has advised international financial institutions on many occasions in multi million transactions in relation to finance transactions and security agreements. She is also actively involved in advising upon all aspects of the formation of trust structures including drafting of trust settlements and providing in-depth legal advice on such matters.

Zena Antoniou is a member of the Investment Migration Council and a full member of STEP.

Firm Overview:

AG ADVOCATES is the distinctive name of Anna Grigorieva & Co. LLC, a boutique law firm, providing clients with a wide range of legal services from highly complex matters to day-to-day transactional legal need.

Driven by a genuine commitment to each client, we provide exceptional client services and attention to detail. We pride ourselves on delivering responsive client care and fresh thinking, working at the highest level of professionalism. We develop perceptive solutions to the often-complex needs of each individual client, from international corporations to high net worth individuals.

The diverse team of dedicated lawyers and associates of the firm with their combined skills and knowledge provide clients with comprehensive legal solutions according to the clients’ business needs and objectives, focusing on the best possible outcome and maintaining our high standards. Today, AG ADVOCATES with an esteemed network of professionals and associates including leading audit firms, financial institutions, professional advisers in Cyprus and internationally, invests continually in developing its expertise. The firm is committed to delivering high quality advice and excellent levels of service to its clients, both locally and internationally.