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Webinar: Africa Energy Futures - A Continent in Transition

Webinar: Africa Energy Futures - A Continent in Transition

The African continent as a whole remains heavily dependent upon fossil fuels with the likes of South Africa and Nigeria remaining over 70% dependent on non-renewables. The potential for a green transition over the coming years remains pertinent, yet a long way off.

Africa Energy Futures: Morocco

Africa Energy Futures: Morocco

In 2009, the Kingdom of Morocco launched an ambitious energy strategy which essentially seeks to increase the country’s total power and share of renewables in the energy mix. The objective was to reach a 42% share of renewable energy of total power production capacity by 2020.

Doing business in Morocco

Doing business in Morocco

Over recent years, Kingdom of Morocco has created a legal and regulatory framework that is very attractive for foreign investors. In addition to its political stable environment, a recent series of tax treaties with numerous countries and reforms in almost all of its sectors of activities, in conjunction with its creation of successful industrial acceleration zones (previously named free trade zones) such as Tanger Free Trade Zone and Casablanca Finance City, have allowed it to decidedly become a gateway for Africa.

Coronavirus emergency measures in Morocco

Coronavirus emergency measures in Morocco

In an effort to reduce the impact of the coronavirus COVID-19 epidemic on people’s livelihoods and companies' cash flows, the Economic Monitoring Committee (Comité de Veille Economique - CVE), decided on a series of measures on March 19th 2020.

New expat employment contracts in Morocco

New expat employment contracts in Morocco

The ministerial decree of 19 April 2019 establishing a new template for foreign employment contracts allows foreign employees to be treated in the same way as Moroccan employees.

DLA Piper Africa lawyers recognised as Women Leaders

DLA Piper Africa is pleased to announce that nine lawyers from across the continent have been recognised as Women Leaders by legal directory IFLR1000. The IFLR1000 Women Leaders rankings recognise the most prominent female lawyers working in the areas of financial and corporate transactions and contract, licensing and regulatory project work, within their jurisdictions