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June 13, 2018
Shelf Drilling’s associate general counsel for the Middle East and Africa discusses the changing role of in-house counsel and the effect of technology on the profession.
June 13, 2018
The Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) commenced the review process in respect of its Act No. 007/2002 of July 11, 2002 on Mining Code (Mining Code) in 2012. The process eventually culminated in the promulgation by the President of the Republic of the Act Amending the Mining Code (Amending Act) ...
May 3, 2018
Significant strides in Mozambique’s legislation and policies could see a rapid turnaround in the country’s economic situation. In 2016, inflation peaked at 26 percent ...
March 26, 2018
It is important to remember that Africa is not a country but consists of 54 sovereign states and a huge diversity of cultures, customs, languages, ethnic groups and religions ...
January 26, 2018
Private equity (PE) as an asset class is a very attractive prospect for investors and has grown substantially across Africa over the past eight years ...
November 15, 2017
Treasury Proposes New Rules dealing with the Tax Treatment of the conversion of Debt into Equity ...
October 13, 2017
Africa’s development has been significantly affected by the energy deficit, with an estimated 70 percent of people in sub-Saharan Africa without reliable access to electricity ...
May 24, 2017
Developments across the region are supporting the development of alternate dispute resolution mechanisms that will promote further investment into Asia’s ...
January 6, 2017
With implications that are very important for a controlling company, in the recently decided Delatoy case, the Competition Tribunal found that several independent private companies described as the 'Delatoy Group' constitute a single 'firm' for purposes of the Competition Act ...
November 2, 2016
Despite the automatic termination clause, employers must ensure that the employees’ dismissal is substantively and procedurally fair.
November 2, 2016
Holders of environmental permits and licenses may find their activities and compliance subject to greater public scrutiny.
November 2, 2016
All credit providers will now have to register under the National Credit Act, irrespective of the amount owed to them.
November 2, 2016
An amendment proposes to widen the scope of allowable capital allowances for supporting infrastructure used in producing renewable energy.
August 31, 2016
Middle East & Africa public-private partnership (PPP) guideNeil Cuthbert and Atif Choudhary of Dentons analyse the emergence of PPP’s in the Middle East and how selected emerging markets in Africa have recently looked to introduce a PPP legal framework.
Investing inIndonesia’s waste-to energy (WTE) sector – Building a WTE power plant requires a huge amount of investment, but, with limited government funding available, other financing sources are badly needed. Veronica Situmorang, Donke Kafi and David Harrison of DK & Situmorang Lawyers explain the options.
August 31, 2016
Neil Cuthbert and Atif Choudhary of Dentons analyse the emergence of public-private partnerships in the Middle East (with a focus on the GCC) and also in the context of selected emerging markets in Africa that have recently looked to introduce a PPP legal framework. Below is a summary of their full report.