Global Legal Services

Depending on the local laws, customs and business practices the assistance offered by BER legal professionals vary by country.  Our professionals provide our clients comprehensive guidance and solutions to range of business issues.

In Equatorial Guinea, our services in BER  Chartered Accountants  include:

  • Acquisition, divestiture, joint venture or new business set up
  • Legal Purchaser and vendor due diligence
  • Local statutory compliance 

Acquisition, divestiture, joint venture or new business start up 

Expanding your business or shifting your strategy that may require specialized local knowledge in the new market that your legal team cannot provide. BER Chartered Accountants can assist you with legal matters throughout the acquisition and divesture process: drafting required legal documentations from letter of intent to the sales and purchase related agreement, assisting with negotiations and also providing you with post acquisition legal services. Most people who start up in business do so because they have a good business proposition and the enterprise and commitment to see it through, not they are experts in the legal, financial and fiscal aspects in running a business.

Indeed, these matters can often seem daunting and even off-putting the budding entrepreneur. At this point all you need is the support of a team of trained experts; that is where BER fit in, bring in your business ideas and we will help you to evaluate them in a constructive ad realist manner.

We can help you:

  • Decide on the most suitable structure for your business
  • Assess your finance requirements for your start up expenses
  • Establish a working relationship with your local bank
  • Complete your registration procedures with the notary office, tax department and the various government departments in the industry where you operate
  • Deal with company secretarial issues
  • Set up a recording system for your internal use and for compliance with requirements

Legal Purchaser and vendor due diligence

For all strategic decisions there is often the necessity of a due diligence so as to fully assess the opportunity and to help ensure that you identify and appropriately minimize any potential risk. BER provides legal due diligence assistance and coordination for buyers and sellers. You can be confident that the exercise is completed thoroughly and that all opportunities have been adequately identified, associated risks and mitigating actions are identified. With BER you will receive more than a simple Due Diligence report but will also have your business monitored in the next 365 days.