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Switzerland returns $4million to Tunisia in stolen assets recovery process
29-05-2017 | 09:18:47
Switzerland has transferred approximately $4million to Tunisia, in response to a request for mutual legal assistance.
[Nigeria] S&P assigns B/B ratings and stable outlook on United Bank for Africa
24-05-2017 | 11:12:05
Standard and Poor’s (S&P) assigns ‘B’ long term and ‘B’ short term global scale counterparty credit ratings to the United Bank for Africa PLC (UBA).
Visa requirements for employees taking up work in key African jurisdictions
19-05-2017 | 09:06:00
Given the growth in Africa, employers are regularly seconding their employees to businesses in other jurisdictions. Each country has different visa requirements for employees who wish to work in those jurisdictions.
FBME Bank's Tanzania license terminated after money laundering investigation
16-05-2017 | 13:33:09
FBME Bank has been placed under further sanctions from international courts as part of a long list of problems caused by money laundering.
West African International Arbitration Conference charts future of investment arbitration in Africa
12-05-2017 | 08:06:49
More than 80 lawyers, international arbitration practitioners and government officials gathered in Abidjan in a lively exchange on the future of investment arbitration in Africa.
IFPI and Africa Regional Intellectual Property sign agreement to enhance rights of African artists
10-05-2017 | 13:38:50
IFPI, representing the recording industry worldwide, and the African Regional Intellectual Property Organisation (ARIPO), have signed a landmark agreement that will enhance the rights of African artists and their music.
Africa Legal Network welcomes new members from Algeria, Guinea and Morocco
05-05-2017 | 07:40:55
Africa Legal Network has announced the admission of three new members as part of their strategy to expand into francophone Africa. The new members are based in Algeria, Guinea and Morocco.
[Column] Nick Altini: The dawn of an era in effective competition regulation in Africa
04-05-2017 | 14:31:29
Roughly half of the African continent already has competition legislation in place, although some of these systems are not yet functional, and there are new systems coming into force all the time.
South African High Court rules on South African new nuclear build
28-04-2017 | 11:42:37
On Wednesday 26 April 2017, the Western Cape High Court in South Africa ruled that certain of the South African Government's decisions in respect of the procurement of nuclear new generation capacity, were unlawful and unconstitutional and were set aside.
South African Competition Commission in a precedent setting excessive pricing case
25-04-2017 | 08:33:45
The South African Competition Commission has referred a supplier of the main ingredient in bricks used in the construction of affordable housing to the Competition Tribunal for charging excessive prices.
Afreximbank Appoints Samallie Kiyingi Director of Legal Services
21-04-2017 | 11:11:00
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has announced the appointment of Samallie Kiyingi as Director of Legal Services.
[Zimbabwe] New Law to allow livestock as bank collateral
14-04-2017 | 10:14:00
Zimbabwe is hoping to enlist cows, goats and sheep in an attempt to revive its credit-starved economy after President Robert Mugabe’s ruling party proposed a law to make livestock eligible for backing bank loans.
[Nigeria] UK Supreme Court Grants Reprieve to NNPC over $100m Bank Guarantee
10-04-2017 | 10:11:00
The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom in a unanimous judgment has granted a reprieve to Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, over a $100million Bank guarantee in a case involving the Corporation and a service company, IPCO (Nigeria) Limited.
[Madagascar] Government faces ILO complaint over 43 sacked dockworkers
04-04-2017 | 14:46:50
The Government of Madagascar faces an International Labour Organization (ILO) complaint over its treatment of 43 dockworkers who were sacked for joining a union.
FTI Consulting Launches Forensic & Litigation Consulting Segment in South Africa
03-04-2017 | 10:52:49
FTI Consulting today announced the further expansion of the firm’s Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment with the launch of a practice in South Africa and the appointment of five senior professionals
[South Africa] Law Firm Baker McKenzie expands tax capabilities in Africa
30-03-2017 | 08:00:00
Leading global law firm Baker McKenzie has expanded its tax practice in Africa with the appointment, from 1st June 2017, of a market leading tax team headed by Stephan Spamer from ENSafrica.
[South Africa] Baker McKenzie legal expertise recognized in Chambers Global 2017
17-03-2017 | 10:15:46
Ten lawyers from Baker McKenzie South Africa and nine of its practice areas have been recognised by international legal research organisation, Chambers & Partners in its 2017 Chambers Global Guide. These results reflect the firm’s exceptional standard of legal expertise across key sectors in Africa.
Bowmans advises on one of the first significant financing by a private equity credit fund in sub Saharan Africa
17-03-2017 | 06:51:03
Pan-African law firm Bowmans recently advised Helios Credit Partners on a landmark transaction representing one of the first significant financing by a private credit fund in sub-Saharan Africa. The transaction was one of the largest debt financing secured by a Namibian company in the private sector.
[South Africa] Stowaways activity increases in Port of Durban, one of the busiest ports in Africa
07-03-2017 | 06:19:00
South Africa's Merchant Shipping Act refers to stowaways as follows: “No person shall go to sea in a ship without the consent of the owner, master, a ship’s officer or some other person entitled to give that consent, or secrete himself for the purpose of going to sea without that consent.”
[Kenya] President signs into law Anti Money Laundering bill
06-03-2017 | 07:25:24
President Uhuru Kenyatta has signed amendments to the Proceeds of Crime and Anti-Money Laundering (Amendment) Bill 2017, a tough legislation aimed at combating economic crimes, into law.
Bowmans announces partner promotions across Africa
03-03-2017 | 06:17:28
Leading Pan-African law firm, Bowmans, has promoted nine senior associates to partner with effect from 1 March 2017. Robert Legh, chairman and senior partner, commented
Botswana law firm, Desai Law Group, joins Africa Legal Network alliance
02-03-2017 | 09:50:00
Desai Law Group (DLG), one of Botswana’s largest law firms, has today joined ALN, Africa’s foremost legal alliance, as its member firm in Botswana.
Competition agencies must work together to create a healthy business environment in Africa - Bowmans
28-02-2017 | 13:57:44
The safeguarding of competition amongst businesses operating in the African market is key to inclusive growth on the continent.
[Column] Jens Ischebeck: Is Kenya really an M-Learning Paradise?
02-02-2017 | 12:15:00
M-learning, or 'Mobile Learning', has become increasingly popular in recent years with students participating in courses from all around the globe.