Due to our experience and expertise, Hecon has a special focus on Tax Laws and all matters pertaining to regulatory compliance within the East African Region. Understanding client’s daily dealings and transactions very clear, helps to make things that seem complex much more manageable. We create smart strategies based on many years of experience and expertise with tax laws, rules, regulations and procedures to aggressively negotiate the best possible outcome for our clients. Advising clients’ on ways to minimize the risk of tax penalties and interest has helped many of our clients avoid unnecessary costs. We advise clients on tax matters mainly in areas of Compliance, Planning, Risk management, Audit Defense and Disputes Resolutions. Wherever there is any dispute in relation to tax assessments or interpretation of Tax laws, we participate from preparation and submission of objections and appeals to legal representation at tax Tribunals.
Our knowledge and experience in corporate and commercial law helps us to provide top notch service to our corporate clients. We provide services in Business Set-Ups, Winding Up, Mergers & Acquisitions, International & cross-border transactions, Foreign exchange control, Joint ventures, Re-organizations & restructurings, Corporate & Partnerships Structures, Corporate governance, Intellectual Property protection, Drafting of commercial contracts, Company secretarial services. Our company secretarial service package includes attending and taking records of minutes of various meetings, attending to statutory issues which arise from meetings, preparing and filling company annual returns, maintaining statutory registers, processing share transfers and allotments and advising on regulatory compliance requirements for relevant sector of the business.
We always strive to provide continued training and hands on assistance on labour related issues to our clients. We assist in drafting or reviewing contracts of Employment incorporating all statutory changes which are happening in this evolving field of law. We provide legal advice from the time of setting up of Human Resource relations to representation in labour disputes. We assist in preparation and review of employment manuals handbooks, negotiating collective bargaining/voluntary agreements on behalf of clients. We also assist in application and liaison on Work permits and Residence permits for international assignees to Tanzania from all over the world.
We advise on all aspects of the exploitation and use of intellectual property rights and the acquisition and use of information technology products and services. We offer particular expertise in relation to acquisition of rights, transactions involving licensing and the transfer of technology, technology joint ventures, research and development, supply and distribution agreements, and dispute resolution. We advise both established and developing businesses on how they can protect their intellectual property during mergers and acquisitions where a number of competition law issues may arise. We also advise clients on legal issues connected with introducing products to the market such as branding, product information leaflets and advertising.
We aim to provide solutions that ensure the most favorable outcome for our clients and which correspond to their business needs. We offer the full range of services, with teams specializing in civil litigation, commercial litigation local and international arbitration. Our lawyers have also specialized in solving complex tax disputes as swiftly and effectively as possible from issuing of objections to filing and handling tax appeals at the tax Appeals Tribunal.