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OHADA Arbitration: Reforms adopted to keep the system modern
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Africa
  • February 20 2018

The twin pillars of OHADA - the Uniform Act on the Law of Arbitration and the Rules of Arbitration of the CCJA - have now been updated


OAPI split in IP directorate imminent
  • Adams & Adams
  • Africa
  • February 19 2018

It has recently been resolved that the OAPI Directorate of Intellectual Property be divided into two separate directorates. One for Trade Marks and


Gleissner activity called “biggest scam in IP history”, Samsung speculation and USPTO love song: news round-up
  • World Trademark Review
  • USA, Myanmar, Africa, Canada, Global
  • February 16 2018

This week the music press has been loud on the issue of counterfeits after heavy metal band Iron Maiden filed a lawsuit against websites selling


Liberalising aviation in Africa: the Yamoussoukro Decision
  • George Etomi & Partners
  • Africa, Global
  • February 14 2018

The African Union endorsed the Yamoussoukro Decision in 2000 and it became fully binding in 2002


"Belt and Road" in Africa
  • White & Case LLP
  • Africa, China
  • February 7 2018

Hampered by sluggish global economic conditions, China's outward direct investment in Africa stood at US$29.8 billion in 2015, down 7 percent from


Angola and Mozambique: Oil & gas and mining
  • White & Case LLP
  • Mozambique, Africa, Angola
  • February 7 2018

Between them, Angola and Mozambique represent 94 percent of the population and 91 percent of the 2017 collective GDP of Lusophone Africa (Figure 1


Storm clouds or clearer skies for African airlines?
  • White & Case LLP
  • Africa
  • February 7 2018

African Airlines are in a steep decline. Their market share has fallen by approximately 40 percent over the last three decades. African carriers now


Green finance in Africa
  • White & Case LLP
  • Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Zambia, Ethiopia, Africa, Gabon, Ghana, Angola, Kenya
  • February 7 2018

Achieving sustainability objectives through innovative funding of climate-change projects. The first green bond was issued only ten years ago, but


The IMF in sub-Saharan Africa
  • White & Case LLP
  • Africa, Global
  • February 7 2018

For decades, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has played an important, if at times controversial, role in the economies of sub-Saharan Africa. Its mandate has evolved over the years from a principal focus on ensuri


Exiting African PE investments
  • White & Case LLP
  • USA, Africa
  • February 7 2018

While IPOs remain scarce, other promising exit strategies are gaining traction. Historically, one of the key concerns of LPs regarding African private