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African Election Insights Series: Angola

This bulletin considers the upcoming legislative elections in Angola and the possible policy changes which could affect sectors such as infrastructure and energy and investment into public-private partnerships.

Law Firm: Linklaters | Published: 31 August 2017 | Practice Area: Contract Law

A guide to insolvency and business restructuring in 16 African countries

Doing business in Africa is associated with diverse challenges and risks and must be founded on a strong legal base. This report looks at insolvency and business restructuring laws across the continent, covering 16 countries including Algeria, Kenya, Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal and South Africa.

Law Firm: LEX Africa | Published: 09 August 2017 | Practice Area: Corporate

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Legal implications of the Ebola outbreak - is it a force majeure event?

On 8 August the World Health Organisation categorised the Ebola outbreak in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. The potential impact of this epidemic is of interest to all multinational corporations with a presence in Africa, as Eversheds explains.

Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 20 August 2014 | Practice Area: Health and Safety

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Guide to dispute resolution in Africa 2013: a multi-jurisdictional review

As Africa's investment star continues to rise, it is inevitable that this will bring with it a need to resolve disputes - whether through formal processes or commercial settlement. This guide presents dispute resolution procedures and trends in every one of Africa's 54 diverse jurisdictions.

Law Firm: Herbert Smith Freehills | Published: 17 April 2013 | Practice Area: Cross-border: Commercial and International Trade

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Investing in Africa - the importance of due diligence on M&A transactions

The opportunities to invest in Africa are plentiful. Yet with more than 50 legal systems, some regimes can present various issues for a foreign investor in terms of M&A transactions. Skadden's Doug Nordlinger and Sarah Wolpert underline the importance of due diligence on such M&A transactions.

Law Firm: Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom | Published: 11 September 2012 | Practice Area: Collective Investment Schemes

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Into Africa: how law firms are at last taking the continent seriously

With Africa's fast-growing economy attracting record investment, international law firms are at last taking the continent seriously. Writing exclusively for Legal Week, Richard Lloyd reports Africa's decade of growth; the top five African M&A deals of 2011; and what next for African investment.

Law Firm: Legal Week | Published: 12 March 2012 | Practice Area: Central Government

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The wealth shield: foreign investment in Angola

Writing exclusively for Legal Week, PLMJ's Bruno Xavier de Pina and Ruben Brigolas explain how resource-rich Angola has taken a protectionist approach to sustainably develop its economy. As such, this article discusses the legal framework now in operation for investors and companies.

Law Firm: PLMJ | Published: 05 September 2011 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance

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Emerging markets newsletter: Africa

This quarterly newsletter of international and local legal considerations for investors in and from Africa, by SJ Berwin, covers topics such as the ILPA principles and their impact on emerging markets, and after the farm seizures – the indigenization of companies.

Law Firm: SJ Berwin | Published: 02 July 2010 | Practice Area: Venture Capital

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Anti-money laundering – the industry speaks

This briefing offers an in-depth look at recent assessments, recommendations and Treasury’s review of the Money Laundering Regulations 2007 and outlines the bewildering arrangement of similar, yet separate, requirements on financial institutions. It also includes an update on overseas jurisdictions...view abstract

Law Firm: Denton Wilde Sapte | Published: 22 April 2010 | Practice Area: Anti Money Laundering

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