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In brief

This first newsletter of the year sets out an analysis of the existing or upcoming rules to encourage the creation of start-ups in 10 French-speaking African countries (AlgeriaTogoBeninMaliCôte d’IvoireSenegalGabonCameroonTunisia, and Chad).

This study includes by category an overview of applicable legislation and the main provisions to promote their creation.

Click here to have access to the full study



Celine Zeebroeck is a special legal counsel in the Washington, DC office of Baker McKenzie. Prior to joining the Firm, Ms. van Zeebroeck spent three years as an associate in the Brussels, Belgium office of an international law firm. During that time, she worked as a commercial litigation and transaction lawyer focusing on IP and antitrust matters. After attending law school, Ms. van Zeebroeck worked for the Ministry of Justice and a human rights professor in Chile for six months.


Fabien Hecquet is an Associate in Baker McKenzie's Paris office.