Investment/ Commercial Law

All the areas that MTAs’ attorneys practice centre on foreign investment. The legal services include the pre-investment phase in which potential investors would like to learn the key features of the legal system with a view to clarify potential systemic legal risks and measure to take by way of precaution.

As investors embark on the process of investment, MTA assists in negotiations, the facilitation of registration by interfacing with relevant government agencies, conducting of legal due diligence, etc.

The areas of legal advice span the following:

  • General investment environment in Ethiopia
  • Eligible areas of investment for foreign investors
  • Investment incentives
  • Investment guarantees and protection
  • Registration of capital
  • Registration of technology transfer agreements
  • Statuses of bilateral investment treaties (BITs) and double taxation avoidance treaties