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Workshop – Brands as assets of companies

On May 12, 2022, at 6:00 pm, the workshop entitled "Brands as assets of companies" will take place in partnership with the Disruption Lab (Powered by ATLANTICO) in which Élio Teixeira, a lawyer specializing in intellectual property, who, by invitation of FTL...

GTDT – Labour and Employment 2022

FTL Advogados would like to present our latest contribution to the GTDT – Employment 2022. Authored by our employment law head Filipa Tavares de Lima, the Angolan chapter provides the reader with a quick reference guide enabling side-by-side comparison of local...

Filipa Tavares de Lima recognized as “Next Generation Partner”

FTL Advogados partner Filipa Tavares de Lima was once again recognized by the prestigious Legal 500 directory as a “Next Generation Partner”. The directory highlights the work carried out in the real estate, corporate and employment areas.

Legal 500 is one of the most prestigious guides in the law firm sector. The distinctions are the result of exhaustive research of the legal market, client and peer feedback.

FTL Advogados was once again recognized by the Legal 500

FTL Advogados was once again recognized in Angola in the 2022 edition of the Legal 500 - Europe, Middle East and Africa. Legal 500 is one of the most prestigious guides in the law firm sector. The distinctions are the result of exhaustive research of the legal market,...

State Budget 2022 – Main changes

Approved by Law No. 32/21, of 30 December and in effect since 1 January 2022, the State Budget for this year, although maintaining some trends already verified in the document that precedes it, presents changes in terms of tax of special relevance. We highlight the...

Filipa Tavares de Lima acknowledged by Chambers and Partners

Filipa Tavares de Lima, partner at FTL Advogados, was acknowledged in the 2022 edition of the renowned international directory Chambers and Partners as "Up and Coming" for her work in Business Law. Among the testimonies received, Chambers and Partners highlights the...

National Minimum Wage – Angola

On the 17th of February, Presidential Decree 54/22 was published, which sets forth the amounts for the national, single minimum wage and by economic sectors. The single guaranteed national minimum wage has now been fixed in Kz. 32,181.15 and the minimum wage by...

Workshop – The responsibility of directors

On February 17, 2022, at 6:00 pm, the workshop entitled “The responsibility of directors” will take place in partnership with the Disruption Lab (Powered by ATLANTICO) in which Miguel Brito, consultant at FTL Advogados, will address some issues related to this topic....

Law No. 10/21 – Law Amending Law No. 10/18 of 26 June

On 22 April 2021, Law no. 10/21 – Law amending Law no. 10/18 of 26 June – Private Investment Law (“LIP”) was published. The changes to the LIP result from the need to improve conditions of competitiveness in attracting investment in the country. One of the most...

Legal 500

FTL Advogados is once again included in the Legal 500 for the Angolan market, having risen in the ranking to tier 2. This nomination results from our team tireless work to whom we dedicate this nomination. We also thank our clients for their continued trust in our work.

Legal 500 – Filipa Tavares de Lima

Filipa Tavares de Lima, managing partner of FTL Advogados, was again considered as a Next Generation Partner by the Legal 500. Congratulations!

FTL Team

FTL Advogados' team continues to grow and we would like to welcome Caliana Coelho and Erica Palhares. Thank you for accepting the challenge, let’s Go!

Private Investment Law Regulation

On October 30, 2018, the Regulation of the Private Investment Law was approved by the Presidential Decree no. 250/18. The Regulation establishes all legal procedures for registering, approving, monitoring proposals, penalizing and terminating the rights provided under...

Exemption and simplification of the tourism Visa

The Presidential Decree No. 56/18 of 20 February, 2018, which exempts the nationals from Botswana, Mauritius, Seychelles, Singapore and Zimbabwe, from tourism visas for stays in Angola up to thirty (30) days per entrance and ninety (90) days per year, is already in...

Presidential Decree No. 88/18, 6th April

On April 6, Presidential Decree No. 88/18 was published determining that each Contracting Entity subject to the Public Procurement Law must establish a Public Procurement Unit (PPU) and, establishing the figure of the Project or Contract Manager. The PPU, which is...

Regulation on the new Competition Law

On 12 October last, the Competition Act Regulation was finally published, in the form of Presidential Decree No. 240/18, which aims to complete the rules and procedures established by the Competition Act, approved this year. As we have had occasion to mention in our...

Institutional changes to the Angolan Private Investment regime

Presidential Decree No. 81/18 of 19 March This Presidential Decree extinguishes the entities responsible for the preparation and evaluation of the Private Investment projects for each Ministerial Departmental Sectorial holder – called Technical Support Units to the...

Angola – 2018 State Budget

The Law No. 3/18 of 1 March, approving the Angolan State Budget for 2018 was recently published. We would like to highlight the following relevant items: The Special Contribution on Current Invisible Foreign Exchange Transactions, levied on payments related with...

Major Taxpayers List

The Order 316/17, of 17 July, 2017 updating the Major Taxpayers List was recently published. The Order sets forth that all companies mentioned in the List as well as all companies that by their undertaking are considered as large dimension public companies, banking...