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  • Overview/Rules for services Restricted access

    Conference Call

    Submitted: 17 March 2015

    This was the first conference call with Mark Dewar.

  • Africa roadshow

    Seminar

    Submitted: 10 March 2015

    This roadshow provides an insight into both legal and practical matters that arise in the development and financing of projects and doing business in Africa and includes an introduction to the legal systems of East Africa followed by an in-depth discussion of renewable energy projects, project finance and dispute resolution in Africa.

  • Africa roadshow questions and answers: seminar recording

    Seminar

    Submitted: 10 March 2015

    Questions and answers at the end of the conference.

  • Introduction by Richard Kramer: seminar recording and slides

    Seminar

    Submitted: 10 March 2015

    This session provides a general introduction to Africa and covers a general discussion of its size, linguistic and legal diversity, the application of OHADA, and how the various counties and regions in Africa rank in ControlRisks™ political risk map and corruption perceptions index.

  • Dispute Resolution by Anthony Hague and Akihiro Tozawa: seminar recording and slides

    Seminar

    Submitted: 10 March 2015

    This session considers the risks specific to dispute resolution in Africa, particularly political instability and corruption, as well as how to approach disputes with a focus on offshore arbitration.

  • East Africa Insight by Patrick Wallace, Dr. Wilbert Kapinga and David Mpanga: seminar recording and slides

    Seminar

    Submitted: 10 March 2015

    This session provides an insight into the legal and business environment in East Africa. Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda are becoming particularly attractive to foreign investors, especially with recent discoveries of oil and natural gas.

  • Renewable Energy Projects in Africa by Peter Wright: seminar recording and slides

    Seminar

    Submitted: 10 March 2015

    This session focuses on how several African countries attract investors in this otherwise expensive market through the use of feed-in tariff schemes as a means of subsidising renewable energy development. There are discussions surrounding South Africa’s success with the Renewables Independent Power Project Programme (RIPPP), a competitive tariff scheme which provides a firmly structured and regulated system. Uganda’s initial failure with the 2007 feed-in tariff system and its revised scheme including the GET FiT programme is also discussed, as well as the success story of Morocco’s world leading solar energy generator the Moroccan Agency for Solar Energy (MASEN).

  • Project Finance in Africa by Simon Ratledge and Richard Kramer: seminar recording and slides

    Seminar

    Submitted: 10 March 2015

    This session discusses the currency risks (funding miscalculations, currency mismatches and problems with early termination payments) and the political risks (political instability, interference, expropriation and change of law) that arise as barriers to successfully financing projects in Africa. It also explores how such risks and challenges can be overcome by looking at several ground-breaking projects in Morocco and Cameroon.

  • The new Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015

    Article

    Submitted: 19 February 2015

    This article looks at the new Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 which are set to come into force on 06 April 2015.

  • Précisions autour du nouveau débiteur de l’obligation de remise en état Restricted access

    Article

    Submitted: 15 January 2015

    Le conseil d’Etat précise les conditions dans lesquelles le propriétaire d’un terrain peut être considéré comme détenteur des déchets et ainsi responsable de leur élimination.

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