Michel SOUA is Legal Counsel and Corporate Officer at Amethis. He is based in Casablanca.
Michel is responsible for advising on legal issues for Amethis management and advisory companies for the funds and provides legal support to investment activities. He is more particularly in charge of the corporate governance aspects and legal secretariat of the group by ensuring in particular the drafting of the documentation relating to the various meetings and day-to-day activities, the administrative organization of the various boards / committees, internal to the group, the follow-up of the various company documents and participations from a business law point of view. He is also responsible for regulatory monitoring on certain aspects and various legal research and provides assistance in exchanges with administrative authorities and the monitoring of regulatory obligations.
Prior to joining Amethis in 2021, Michel was a legal officer at the Secrétariat Général of Société Générale Senegal in Dakar, where he was responsible for providing legal support to the bank activities and issues relating to taxation, insurance and corporate governance, regulatory monitoring, contractual drafting but also rules, procedures, instructions, as well as the management of criminal, social and defence litigation.
Michel holds an inter-university degree as an OHADA Jurist from the universities of Paris Sorbonne Nord (Paris 13) and Paris Panthéon-Assas (Paris 2), an MBA in Banking and Finance from the Centre Africain d’Etudes Supérieures en Gestion (CESAG) in Dakar, a master’s degree in business and Corporate Law from the university of Yaoundé 2 (Cameroon) and a double bachelor’s degree (academic and professional) from the university of Yaoundé 2 as “legal counsel” and in business and law’s practice.
Michel SOUA is a Cameroonian citizen and is fluent in English and French.