Davis Polk, helps out Maersk Oil negotiate with Total
Hoping to close the deal by the first quarter of [...]
Confronted with a drop in oil receipts and the risk of serious social unrest after the holiday period, Abdelaziz Bouteflika has slashed major infrastructure programs while seeking to spare the most "social-minded" among them.Joining the government only last May, finance [.
Hurdles still lie in the way of Franco-Algerian relations (see opposite) but Paris seems determined to overcome the difficulties that numerous French corporations are continuing to face in the country.A raft of French officials will shortly disembark in Algiers in [.
Many are wondering whether an improvement in Franco-Algerian relations that François Hollande appears to be seeking will survive the everyday realities of his presidency. Despite the new French government's real affinities with Algiers (MC 1015), there are a lot of [.
Confident he will wrest the French presidency from Nicolas Sarkozy on May 6, Socialist Party candidate François Hollande hasn't waited for the run-off ballot to establish his first "operational" contacts in Algiers. In fact, a clutch of his party's dignitaries [.