Portugal | 2017.09.29
RULES FOR CONVERSION OF BEARER SHARES APPROVED
Decree-Law no. 123/2017, of 25 September 2017, has just been gazetted. It regulates Law no. 15/2017, of 3 May 2017, by establishing the rules applicable to the conversion of bearer shares into nominative shares.
Timor-Leste | 2017.09.15
NEW TIMOR-LESTE GOVERNMENT IS APPOINTED
The Government of Timor-Leste, resulting from the 22 July elections, was partially sworn in today...
Portugal | 2017.08.23
LEGAL REGIME OF THE BENEFICIAL OWNER CENTRAL REGISTRY
By means of Law No. 89/2017, of 21 August 2017, the legal regime of the Beneficial Owner Central Registry was approved...
Cape Verde | 2017.08.23
LEGAL FRAMEWORK FOR SECURITISATION APPROVED
By means of Decree-law No. 36/2017, of 17 August 2017, the Government approved the Legal Framework for Securitisation...
Portugal | 2017.08.22
NEW MEASURES AGAINST MONEY LAUNDERING AND TERRORISM FINANCING
Law No. 83/2017, of 18 August, which sets forth measures to fight Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing, which repeals Law No. 25/2008, of 5 June of 2008, on the same subject, was gazetted.
Angola | 2017.08.18
AMENDMENTS TO GENERAL TAX CODE ENACTED
Law No. 18/17, of 17 August 2017, amended Articles 55.2, 55.3 and 59 of the General Tax Code, enacted by Law No. 21/14, of 22 October 2014.
Angola | 2017.08.18
LEGAL FRAMEWORK OF ASSET MANAGEMENT COMPANIES ENACTED
Presidential Legislative Decree No. 2/17, of 9 August 2017, enacted the legal regime applicable to Asset Management Companies (“AMC”), including the general rules applicable to their incorporation and activities. AMCs are non-banking financial institutions linked to the capital markets.
Portugal | 2017.08.17
CREDIT RECOVERY FUNDS
By means of Law No. 69/2017, of 11 August 2017, the Legal Framework of Credit Recovery Funds was approved.
Cape Verde | 2017.08.14
CAPE VERDE GOVERNMENT LISTS COMPANIES TO BE PRIVATIZED SHORTLY
By means of Resolution No. 87/2017, of 3 August 2017, the government has made public the list of companies which are to be privatized, concessioned or restructured. The list comprises the national airline TACV and the airport concessionaire, as well as water and power utilities among many others.
Portugal | 2017.08.03
DISCLUSURE OF NON-FINANCIAL INFORMATION BY LARGE COMPANIES AND GROUPS
Decree-Law no. 89/2017, dated 28 July 2017, transposes into Portuguese legislation the directive of the European Union on disclosure of non-financial information by large companies and groups.