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On 3 March 2023, the Indonesian Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources enacted the Regulation on the Implementation of CCS (Carbon Capture and Storage) and CCUS (Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage) in Upstream Oil and Gas Business Activities (MEMR2/2023). The Regulation covers a wide range of matters, including planning of CCS and CCUS projects, implementation, monitoring, CO2 measurement, reporting and verification, financing and monetization and closure of CCS and CCUS projects.

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is one of the largest trading blocs in the world with the majority of African countries now operating under its preferential trade framework. Pomy Ketema, Counsel at Baker McKenzie in New York, discusses the agreement’s latest developments, and how businesses in Africa can benefit from AfCFTA, noting that the profitability of any endeavor depends on many factors, commercial and otherwise.

On 30 October 2020, the Swiss Federal Council announced that the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) concluded between the states of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) and Ecuador enters into force on 1 November. To that end, on 18 September, the Federal Council adopted the necessary amendments to the ordinances implementing the customs…

Read publication Welcome to the January 2020 issue of our Francophone Africa newsletter. The aim is to give you a regular, brief practical overview of news and developments that may affect your business operations in the region. In this issue: Algeria 2020 Finance Law The Algerian finance law for 2020…