With regard to finance, Elite Law Firm supports, advises, and assists its clients in the negotiation and drafting of contracts, and procedures before public administrations involved in international investments.
Elite Law Firm also advises and assists its clients with national agencies or administrations that guarantee and promote investments, in particular in preparing and defending the approval of their projects as well as in facilitating their access to tax, customs and foreign exchange benefit and privileges organized by the investments code or the law on the collaboration agreement.
Elite Law Firm’s lawyers have assisted companies such as Tristar Sprl to be approved and benefit from the advantages of the Investment Code, SICOMINES SA as well as SICOHYDRO SA in the Busanga project which should lead to the construction of a hydroelectric dam in the DRC and should benefit from the fiscal, para-fiscal and special investment regime enshrined in the collaboration agreement signed between the DRC and Chinese companies.
Elite Law Firm assists its clients who are registered under the investment code and charter regimes in the implementation of their projects with respect to their obligations towards the State, including the creation of Congolese subsidiaries of foreign companies; the registration of companies with the Employment Administration and the Tax Administration; and the obtaining of authorizations and licenses required for the exercise of their activities.
Furthermore, Elite Law Firm advises its clients and assists them in the settlement of disputes and litigation resulting from the interpretation or implementation of the provisions of the investments code.
In general, Elite Law Firm assists investors by conducting due diligence for its clients prior to any legally secure investment.