Hogan Lovells Africa Newsletter — March 2013 edition

Welcome to the March 2013 edition of the Hogan Lovells Africa newsletter. 

We bring the first newsletter of 2013 to you the week that we welcome delegates from across the globe to our Africa Forum 2013. To be held on Wednesday 13 March, the all-day event will include a series of panel discussions which will cover some of the most topical and important issues facing businesses in, or looking to invest in, Africa today.

In this edition of the newsletter, we look at foreign investments in Nigeria and the preliminary legal issues that face investors. We also discuss the future of the Clean Development Mechanism and its future in Africa. We include an interview regarding the power market in Ghana and look at key questions and the impact of the Competition Commission for the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), which became operational on 14 January 2013. We also include a further article on assessing the opportunities for doing business in South Sudan.  Lastly, we look at enforcement regimes for arbitral awards across Africa and the recently set up arbitration centres in Africa…

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