Transnational Dispute Management publishes Special issue on Africa

Prepared by Thomas Snider, Prof. Won Kidane and Perry Bechky this Special Issue presents diverse views on a number of salient topics affecting international arbitration involving the African continent.These issues will continue to unfold as Africa continues to emerge as a geographic region of importance in the international arbitral community.

The table of content is below:

TDM 4 (2016) - Africa

Table of Contents - Volume 13, issue #04, October 2016

A free excerpt can be found online here.



Transnational Dispute Management (TDM) Special Issue on Africa

by T.R. Snider, Greenberg Traurig LLP

W. Kidane, Seattle University School of Law

P. Bechky, International Trade & Investment Law PLLC


Africa's Impact on International Arbitration: Momentum and Challenges

Africanisation of International Arbitration

by A. Carlevaris, ICC International Court of Arbitration

T. Ogunseitan, ICC International Court of Arbitration

D. Diawara, ICC International Court of Arbitration

Spotlight On Africa: Problems of Legitimacy and Inclusivity In International Arbitration

by R.D. Soopramanien, Hughes Hubbard & Reed

S.O. Soopramanien, Chadbourne & Parke LLP

The Proliferation of International Arbitral Institutions in Africa and What the Future Holds for Institutional Arbitration on the African Continent

by E. Karanja, Legal Practitioner

N. Muriuki, JMiles & Co.

African Voices on Cultural Issues Impacting the Role of Africans and Africa in International Arbitration

by V.L. Safran, Sentner Safran LLP

Towards a Transnational Legal Order: The Role of Culture in Commercial Arbitration in Africa

by F.K. Shako, Riara Law School, Riara University

Investment Treaty Arbitration and Policy

Rule-takers or Rule-makers? A New Look at African Bilateral Investment Treaty Practice

by W. Alschner, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID)

D. Skougarevskiy, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID)

Towards a More Effective International Investment Policy Framework in Africa

by H. El-Kady, UNCTAD

The Phoenix of Multilateral Investment Treaties: The Agreement for the Promotion, Protection and Guarantee of Investments Among Member States of the Organisation of the Islamic Conference - What Impact on Sub-Saharan Africa?

by S. Ebere, Derains & Gharavi

The Africa-Asia Nexus

Chinese Investment in Sub-Saharan Africa: Is it Changing the Face of International Arbitration in the Region?

by M. de Brugiere, Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

C. Morgan, Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

The Dispute Resolution Trends in Treaties Affecting African/Asian Investors and African/Asian States

by U.O. Onwuamaegbu, Kuwait National Focal Point

Arbitration in Africa: 'Chindia' Perspective

by N. Mittal, National Law University Odisha

International Arbitration in the Energy and Natural Resources Sector in Africa

Resource Nationalism in Africa - The Next Wave? Trends in Investor-State Disputes in the Energy and Natural Resources Sector in Africa

by S. Noury, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

L. Bruton, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

A. Pan, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

Arbitration of Energy Disputes in Africa

by M.J. Beeley, Vinson & Elkins

A.L. Goins, Vinson & Elkins

Pitfalls of Investing in Sub-Saharan African Regions with Unsettled Boundaries: How Foreign Investors May Minimize and Manage Investment Risk

by S.A. Bhatty, Clyde & Co

N. Lamprou, Clyde & Co

Developments in South Africa and SADC

South African Protection of Investment Act: A Balance of Interests?

by M. Kenton, Clyde & Co LLP

A-S. Petitdemange, Clyde & Co LLP

Legal Trends and Developments of International Arbitration in South Africa

by D.M. Ziyaeva, Dentons

M. Jonker, Consultant

An Historical Appreciation of South Africa's Evolving Foreign Investment Regulatory Policy

by A. Langalanga, South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA)

The Southern African Development Community and its Protocol on Finance and Investment

by N.F. Lousa, Linklaters

R. Galvão Silva, Linklaters


Salient Issues in the OHADA Arbitration Framework by J. Feigher, Norton Rose Fulbright

OHADA Arbitration - A Critical Analysis by A. Fouchard Papaefstratiou, Lazareff Le Bars

The Multiplication of Arbitral Institutions in OHADA Countries by S. Menétrey, University of Luxembourg

The Enforcement of International Arbitral Awards in OHADA Member States - The Uniform Act on Arbitration is Not the Smooth Ride it Was Designed to Be

by T.A. Brabant, DLA Piper

O. Divoy, DLA Piper

Other Jurisdiction-Specific Developments

Mauritius's Emerging Prominence in International Arbitration

by I.C. Popova, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

N.G Ejebe, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

The Alternative Dispute Resolution Act of Ghana Deconstructed: Providing a More Positive-Sum Approach to Conflict Resolution

by A.K. Fiadjoe, Ghana Arbitration Centre

N.T. Okyir, Esq., Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA)

Kompetenz-kompetenz of Arbitral Tribunal: 'Legitimacy' Buries Efficacy of Arbitration in Ethiopia

by S.Y. Tesfay, Addis Ababa University School of Law

An Evolving Judicial Role in Commercial Arbitration in Zambia

by M. Sakala, Corpus Legal Practitioners

K. Kapianga, Corpus Legal Practitioners

Enforcement of Commercial Arbitration Awards in Nigeria More Than Just a Dalliance

by P.O. Odiase, Faculty of Law, Adekunle Ajasin University

Court Mandated Mediation: Kenya's Approach

by K.K. Mutea, Daly & Inamdar

Source: TDM 

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