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The Advent Of Litigation Funding And What Does It Involve?

The Advent Of Litigation Funding And What Does It Involve? – Litigation, Mediation & Arbitration – South Africa Given the costs and uncertainties in the prosecution of disputes, and in particular large scale and complex international, commercial and construction disputes which are often ongoing for extended periods of time. South Africa Litigation, Mediation & Arbitration […]

Energy Arbitration in Africa

Energy Arbitration in Africa – Energy and Natural Resources – Worldwide The energy sector is a critical element in Africa’s economic development. It includes traditional resources such as oil, gas and coal as well as a growing emphasis on renewable sources of energy. Worldwide Energy and Natural Resources WilmerHale 22 May 2018

SOAS ARBITRATION IN AFRICA SURVEY LAUNCHED

SOAS Arbitration in Africa survey launched The survey that focuses on the theme Domestic and International Arbitration: Perspectives from African Arbitration Practitioners has been launched on May 2nd in Kigali during the SOAS Arbitration in Africa Conference. The survey was done by SOAS University of London and Broderick, Bozimo and Company.

Africa, stand up for Africa

Africa, stand up for Africa – Kluwer Arbitration Blog It is trite that economic growth in Africa and the scale of investment into the region has thrust international arbitration to the forefront of dispute resolution on the continent. Indeed, the proliferation of African international arbitration centres (there are more than 40 currently in existence) is […]

Investment in the sub-Saharan energy sector: a promising future for arbitration?

Sub-Saharan energy sector: a promising future for arbitration? Associate Veronica Connolly and trainee Richard Swan of the International Arbitration team identify issues that can contribute to disputes in the power sector in sub-Saharan Africa, and potential obstacles to their expeditious and equitable resolution. They also consider the possible consequences for the region’s emerging status as […]

The growth of arbitration centres in Africa

The growth of arbitration centres in Africa | Norton Rose Fulbright The Organisation pour l’Harmonisation en Afrique du Droit des Affaires (OHADA) established a Common Court of Justice and Arbitration (CCJA) in 1998 which administers arbitrations from its headquarters in Abidjan, in the Ivory Coast. Although this was initially seldom used, French-speaking parties from Western […]