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Mouhamed Kebe

Firm: Géni & Kébé
Country: Benin

Practice Area: Commercial

  • 47, BD. République
    BP 14392
    15023, Dakar- Sénégal
  • Tel: +221 338 211 916 / +221 339 575 850
  • Fax: +221 338 426 275 / +221 339 575 877

Mouhamed KEBE is the Managing Partner of GENI & KEBE, a full service law firm based in Senegal with 10 affiliate offices across Africa, namely Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Mali, Mauritania, Niger. His practice focuses on corporate and investment law with a concentration in the West and Central Francophone African Sub Region.

He is closely attuned to foreign investors’ concerns on doing business in Francophone Africa. He also oversees commercial transactions including joint ventures, banking & finance corporate reorganisation and restructuring

Qualifications :

- Bachelor of Laws (UCAD Dakar, Senegal) 1992

- Master of Laws (UCAD, Dakar) 1997

- LLM, with Merit (University of Essex, United Kingdom), 2009

- Certificate, International Commercial and Investment Arbitration,

- University of London (2013)

Affiliations :

- Senegalese Bar Association (Qualified in 1993)

- Law Society of England & Wales (International Division)

- International Bar Association

Recognition :

- Winner, TOP 100 Advisors Finance Monthly (2013, 2014)

- TOP Ranked, Chambers Global

- Highly Recommended IFLR 1000, Energy & Infrastructure

- Deal Maker of the Month, Finance Monthly, 2012

Recent Publications :

- OHADA Arbitration Law, ICLG Guide to International Arbitration 2013

- Overview of the West Africa Mining Sector, ICLG Guide to Mining Law 2014

- Doing Business in Cameroon : Key Issues to be aware of, IFLR 2014 Legislation guide, 2014

- Doing Business in Cote d’Ivoire : New steps for a more attractive business climate, IFLR 2014 Legislation guide

- Senegal Business Environment : From a local to a regional perspective, IFLR 2014 Legislation guide

Recent Work :

- Advised FIMBANK Plc. A company registered in Malta on a pledge of goods transaction in Benin

- Advised Oracle on corportae and labour law matters in Burkina Faso

- Advised TNS, a UK listed company on a cross border M & A with RMS a Nigerian listed company

- Advised Jindal Steel & Power, a MNC based in India on a mining joint venture project in Cameroon

- Advised TAT, a company incorporated in BVI on the formation and incorporation of a subsidiary and a VAS license in Cote d’Ivoire

- Advised, Toyota Corporation on a transaction relating to distribution contract in Gabon

- Advised EXIMBANK India, on a collateral loan in Ghana and Senegal

- Advised TOROGOLD on a mining joint venture transaction in Guinea

- Advised the Government of Mauritania, on the amendment and the drafting of a new Code of Commerce inMauritania

- Advised CCS Comservice, a company registered in Hong Kong, on the the formation and incorporation of a subsidiary in Niger

- Advised Jindal Steel & Power, a company registered in India on a PPA in Senegal

- Advised Samsung Corporation on a due diligence regarding the business and legal environment in Senegal

- Advised Citigroup on a foreign hedge funds project between Citi Capital Advisor and BCEAO, the common Reserve Bank of BeninBurkina FasoCote d’IvoireMaliNigerSenegalTogo

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