EPANTY MBANDAManaging Partner
4M Legal and Tax
Businesses and Startups turn to Epanty for complex legal and regulatory corporate compliance issues, including venture capital financing, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate strategic and tax related matters. From inception to operational phase, Epanty has the relevant legal and regulatory compliance knowledge and experience for companies to thrive in whatever jurisdiction they find themselves. As an Attorney-at-Law with several years of experence backed by trainings attended at the prestigious University of Harvard in the United States of America (USA) and in Nigeria during the 1st edition of Blockchain for Lawyers 101, Epanty has a deep understanding of emerging technologies such as Blockchain (Smart contracts), AI, Big Data, IoT, decentralized autonomous organizations and cryptocurrencies. Epanty participates in awareness trainings and offers legal advice/opinion on all aspects of emerging technologies such as Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies, Crowdfunding on Blockchain platforms [Through Initial Coins Offering (ICO), Security Token Offering (STO) and Initial Exchange Offering (IEO)], Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Internet of Things (IoT) and autonomous systems. Because of the above, Epanty has been involved in several AgricTech, FinTech, InsurTech, LegalTech and RegTech projects and joined several legal innovation communities such as the Legal Hackers Community and the Global Legal Blockchain Consortium. E-business and software licensing, e-signatures, technology transfer, digital content acquisition, media and financial services as well as issues relating to emerging technologies such as Cybercriminality, Cybersecurity and Data Protection fall within his expertise. Some industry specific publications include: Public Electronic Procurement in Cameroon: Using Smart Contracts on the Blockchain Technology and A law for Fintech within the CEMAC Zone: The right innovation at the right time. Epanty is very comfortable in English and French languages.
4M Legal and Tax is a full service bilingual Law Firm (English and French) situated in Cameroon, between West and Central Africa. The law firm offers personalized and practical legal, regulatory and tax advisory services and assistance to businesses and individuals, including on corporate and commercial law matters, Capital Markets, Mergers and Acquisitions, Technology ventures (Blockchain, Cryptocurrency and related), Taxes, and related issues.
The law firm has particular strength in helping clients navigate complex regulated sectors such as gaming, mining, and telecommunications sectors.
From Cameroon, the law firm also intervenes in the following countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad, Central African Republic, Comoros, Congo (Brazzaville), DR Congo (Kinshasa), Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Mali, Niger, Senegal, and Togo.