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DRC — deadline for compliance with the Uniform Act on companies of 12 September 2014 download subscription

Eversheds 22-Jul-2014

All commercial companies incorporated in the DRC prior to its entry into force are required to update their articles of association/bylaws.

PPP in Africa: pushing the boundaries download subscription

Eversheds 21-Jul-2014

What is behind the success of public-private partnerships (PPPs) and what is the potential for their future use in Africa?

Global VAT Guide: Cross Border Supplies of Intangible Services, Rights and Digital Content — June 2014 download subscription

DLA Piper 26-Jun-2014

As business grows more global, the challenge for in-house counsel and in-house VAT specialists is intensifying. This guide is intended to meet this challenge head on.

South African government considers carbon offset scheme download subscription

Dentons 20-Jun-2014

The South African National Treasury has published proposals for a carbon offset scheme. 

New policy on the appointment of insolvency practitioners — could this be a turning point in the South African insolvency industry? download subscription

Hogan Lovells 6-May-2014

The minister of justice and constitutional development has recently determined a policy on the appointment of insolvency practitioners.

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In Brief: drinks on the employer; and informal traders trump ​‘Operation Clean Sweep’ download subscription

Eversheds 23-Jun-2014

Eversheds has published the June 2014 edition of its In Brief publication — a look at what is happening in the legal sector.

Be Global ​— 22 May 2014: global employment law developments download subscription

DLA Piper 27-May-2014

Be Global is DLA Piper’s snapshot of key global employment law developments designed to help you identify legal hotspots across your global operations.

Sustainable insight: unlocking the value of social investment download subscription

KPMG 22-May-2014

In this paper, KPMG presents research into reporting of social investment by 100 of the world’s largest companies and their associated foundations.

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Banking and Finance Briefings

Mind the gap: dealing with a delay between signing and completion weblink subscription

Ince & Co 15-Jul-2014

This note considers what a MAC clause is and when it is used, highlights recent case law and offers some tips for those involved in reviewing or negotiating MAC clauses.

Memery Bank: investment treaty arbitration download subscription

Memery Crystal 7-Mar-2014

Nicholas Scott discusses bilateral investment treaties and their role in protecting the interests of mining companies from detrimental actions taken by host countries.

Williams v Central Bank of Nigeria download subscription

Conyers Dill & Pearman 25-Feb-2014

The court looked at the issue of whether a stranger to a trust, who dishonestly assists in a breach of trust, is a ‘trustee’ within the meaning of s21(1)(a) of the UK Limitation Act 1980.

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Fraud in the workplace download subscription

Hogan Lovells 20-Mar-2014

Employers have always been reluctant to pursue a civil claim against former employees for losses incurred as a result of their negligence or misconduct.

Mind the gap: dealing with a delay between signing and completion weblink subscription

Ince & Co 15-Jul-2014

This note considers what a MAC clause is and when it is used, highlights recent case law and offers some tips for those involved in reviewing or negotiating MAC clauses.

Climate Change Newsletter: US Supreme Court largely upholds EPA’s regulation of greenhouse gases from major new and modified sources; and more download subscription

Dentons 9-Jul-2014

This edition of Dentons’ Climate Change Newsletter starts with the US Supreme Court’s most recent review of EPA regulations, the so-called ‘tailoring rule’.

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Company Briefings

DRC — deadline for compliance with the Uniform Act on companies of 12 September 2014 download subscription

Eversheds 22-Jul-2014

All commercial companies incorporated in the DRC prior to its entry into force are required to update their articles of association/bylaws.

Benin — measures to improve the business climate download subscription

Eversheds 22-Jul-2014

Measures to improve the business climate in Benin have been taken, which relate to business creation, licensing, cross-border trade, enforcement of contracts and more.

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    South Africa’s status as the biggest and most developed legal market in the continent means it is still the destination of choice for foreign tie-ups

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    Despite restrictions on foreign lawyers setting up shop in Mozambique, the region’s historical and linguistic links with Portugal offer a host of international benefits

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    West Africa: West win

    Dominated by the energy and natural resources sector, West African firms are being courted by the world’s top players. But the locals are keeping their options open with loose networks of referral firms

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    East Africa: Eastern time

    East Africa is one of the more developed legal markets in the continent, with a significant amount of work flowing between jurisdictions. Kenya leads the way, with several large and well-established firms which are now embroiled in a war for talent.