STATE IMMUNITY V/S ENFORCEABILITY OF AWARDS

Prior to any business engaging in an international transaction, there are important questions that need to be looked into. Apart from an analysis of the commercial viability of the said international transaction there needs to be an in depth understanding of how ‘arbitration friendly’ is the state where business is contemplated.

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Navigating specialist energy and natural resources arbitration in East Africa

The countries of Africa are nascent economies, some with well developed, and most with burgeoning energy and natural resources (ENR) sectors. With vast resource wealth comes a greater expectation of economic development and a greater interest in ENR and infrastructure investment. Disputes are often inevitable, considering the vested interests involved.

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A FLY IN THE OINTMENT: INVESTIGATING THE NON-PAYMENT OF THE ADVANCE ON COST BY PARTIES IN ICC ARBITRATION PROCEEDINGS

The countries of Africa are nascent economies, some with well developed, and most with burgeoning energy and natural resources (ENR) sectors. With vast resource wealth comes a greater expectation of economic development and a greater interest in ENR and infrastructure investment. Disputes are often inevitable, considering the vested interests involved.

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ARBITRATION IN AFRICA SURVEY REPORT - DRAFT BLOG POST FOR IARB

On 2nd May 2018, results from the SOAS and Broderick Bozimo & Company (BBaC) Arbitration in Africa Survey 2018 were presented at SOAS’ Arbitration in Africa Conference in Kigali. The survey focused on the issue of ethnic diversity on arbitral tribunals. We asked African arbitration practitioners for their experience, practice and thoughts on arbitration and the extent of their participation in international and domestic arbitration.

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IS TIME TO ENACT A MODERN ARBITRATION LAW FOR ETHIOPIA?

News which begins with “Ethiopia records double digit growth” is not new for an Ethiopian. In fact, recent news reports and feature articles on various outlets hail Ethiopia’s economic growth. For sure, these reports please the government of Ethiopia, which is chasing its “developmental” policy day in day out. It is a truism the more investors come; the more employment opportunity be created locals and the more government’s revenue increases. A responsible and accountable government can do a lot with the revenue it collects from foreign investors.

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