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Technology

Our lawyers work with many of Rwanda’s leading technology companies, offering advice in a broad range of areas – from corporate transactions to IP protection, litigation, and including regulatory, compliance, employment and contracting issues. 

From startups to fast growing and mid-market businesses to mature global enterprises, our clients are companies that develop or create technology, are enabled by technology, or whose business model is fundamentally based on technology. 

We advise technology companies throughout the business life cycle. We help startups get organized and funded and assist both growing and established technology companies in employment matters, commercial and technology transactions and IP patent protection strategies.

Experience has included advising:

  • A multinational telecom company on its intellectual property rights and interests in Rwanda.
  • Rwanda’s largest ICT provider on its day to day compliance and regulatory requirements.
  • A local online healthcare provider on its regulatory compliance requirements and operations.
  • Rwanda’s largest online retailer and delivery service on its regulatory requirements and operations.

Fintech as the driver for growth in Africa’s banking sector

Access to financial services is a widely acknowledged tool for promoting credit creation and enhancing capital accumulation, and thereby increasing the levels of investment and economic activity. Fintech offers a transformational solution for Africa’s banking sector.

Mauritius: Africa's fintech hub

Mauritius, the tropical island of 2,040 square kilometers with a population of 1.3 million, has for over a quarter of a century been the preferred route for foreign direct investment (FDI) flows to India.