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Non-executive directors jointly and severally liable for £1.7 million whistleblowing claim by ex-CEO

This briefing examines the decision in In International Petroleum Ltd and others v Osipov and others.

Law Firm: Womble Bond Dickinson | Published: 07 August 2017 | Practice Area: Projects

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Banking on Africa: a guide to financing transactions on the continent

This guide answers some of the most frequently asked questions relating to the provision of financing and the law in certain key African jurisdictions, including Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Madagascar, Uganda and Botswana, as well as the countries covered by OHADA, WAEMU and CEMAC.

Law Firm: Bowmans | Published: 04 June 2017 | Practice Area: Insolvency

A guide to the employment consequences of business transfers in 10 key African countries

The African continent has recently seen a significant increase in cross-border transactions and foreign investment. This guide provides an overview of the employment law consequences of business transfers in ten key African jurisdictions, including South Africa, Nigeria, Senegal and Kenya.

Law Firm: Bowmans | Published: 07 November 2016 | Practice Area: Termination of Contract

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Nigeria's power sector: the opportunities and challenges in a sector in need of investment

This Latham & Watkins briefing summarises the existing power sector in Nigeria, covering current key initiatives and the opportunities and challenges for developers, investors and lenders.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 25 February 2016 | Practice Area: Renewables

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Privy Council clarifies statutory jurisdiction to rectify a company's register of members

The recent Privy Council decision of Nilon Limited and another v Royal Westminster Investments, delivered by Lord Collins, clarifies two key points of British Virgin Islands law. In this briefing, Mourant Ozannes looks at the facts of the case and the Privy Council's decision.

Law Firm: Mourant Ozannes | Published: 06 May 2015 | Practice Area: Remedies and Enforcement

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Private equity in Africa: context, opportunities, and risks

As Africa continues to attract attention from the investment community, private equity has provided an opportunity for those who want to both contribute to, and benefit from, the continent's growth story. This guide highlights important insights and pressing questions for private equity in Africa.

Law Firm: Allen & Overy | Published: 01 May 2015 | Practice Area: Corporate reorganisation

The Ebola outbreak: implications for health and safety in organisations

The outbreak of the Ebola virus throughout West Africa has caused concern for organisations throughout the world. In this briefing, Eversheds looks at what organisations can and should be doing to prepare for Ebola from a health and safety point of view.

Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 23 October 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement

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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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Can employers be liable for discrimination on grounds of caste or immigration status?

Recent cases have attempted to broaden the protection given to employees under the Equality Act by seeking to widen the definition of 'race' to include caste discrimination and discrimination on the grounds of immigration status - with mixed success. Shoosmiths reports.

Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 07 April 2014 | Practice Area: Immigration

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SFO warning on self-reporting, penalties for tax fraud in France and Africa corruption - financial crime news

This Linklaters briefing rounds up recent financial crime developments, including an SFO warning that corporates which self-report financial wrongdoing will not be guaranteed to escape prosecution, as well as the first instance in the US of a deferred prosecution agreement with an individual.

Law Firm: Linklaters | Published: 03 December 2013 | Practice Area: Enforcement and Regulation

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