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Cabinet ITIBAR Avocats Associés

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Chairman: Aïcham ITIBAR
Number of partners: 2
Number of lawyers: 3
Languages:   Comorian, English, French, Malagasy

 Firm Overview:
Founded by Aïcham ITIBAR, Attorney at Law, OHADA Business Law Expert, ITIBAR & AVOCATS ASSOCIES is a law firm located in Moroni, Union of the Comoros. Recognised for its expertise in business law and investment law, the firm has become in recent years one of the leading law firms in the Comoros to advise foreign investors.

Main Areas of Practice:

Banking & Finance:
1 partner, 2 fee earners based in Moroni, Comoros
■ Representation of a subsidiary of an international banking group in the Comoros
■ Legal opinion and a financing contract linking a regional bank to the Union of the Comoros for the financing of a public hospital
■ Legal opinion for the subscription of international financing of a telecommunication operator
■ Legal opinions and writing guarantee agreements on behalf of an international development agency

General Business Law, Corporate/M&A:
2 partners, 2 fee earners based in Moroni, Comoros
■ Distribution agreement between a telecommunication operator and its distributors
■ Convention for the establishment of a telecommunications company in the Comoros specifying its privileged tax and customs regime and the guarantees given by the Comorian State
■ Negotiation of the tax regime and registration of a subsidiary of an international construction and public works group in the Comoros
■ Recapitalisation of a supermarket group and its distribution network
■ Representation of a subsidiary of an International Hotel Group

Ohada:
2 partners, 2 fee earners based in Moroni, Comoros
■ Due diligence in respect to legal status and functioning of corporations, compliance with the OHADA uniform acts requirements
■ Harmonisation of the articles of local companies with the uniform acts of the OHADA
■ Formality of registration of foreign companies
■ Formality of modification foreign of companies
■ Formality of dissolution or liquidation of foreign companies

Litigation & Arbitration:
2 partners, 3 fee earners based in Moroni, Comoros
■ Defence of the interests of a telecommunications company in a dispute of competition law
■ Defence of the interests of a telecommunications company in a dispute of Distribution law
■ Defence of the interests of a telecommunications company in a dispute of competition law
■ Defence of the interests of a bank in a debt collection proceeding:
■ Defence of the interests of a shareholder of a real estate company in an arbitration against the council of the shareholders concerning a decision of repurchase of partnership shares
■ Defence of the interests of a shareholder of a bank in an arbitration concerning the validity of an assignment of shares of a partner