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Grant Thornton v Mbengue: CCJA upholds arbitration where arbitrator applies public policy provisions

In a decision that will be welcomed by investors, businesses, and practitioners of arbitrations brought under Organisation for the Harmonisation of Business Law in Africa (OHADA) rules, the ...

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Arbitrating competition law disputes: U.S. and European perspectives

After the U.S. Department of Justice's victory in its first-ever arbitration of an antitrust matter, Hogan Lovells partners Meghan Rissmiller, Thomas Kendra, and Christian Ritz ask if...


Coronavirus in the mining sector and its effect on contract performance: A checklist
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As mining projects around the globe are hit by the extreme situation caused by the coronavirus, many mining businesses are likely to face important practical difficulties. This comes as a...


COVID-19: will State measures give rise to a new set of investment claims?

Governments around the world have responded to the COVID-19 pandemic with drastic, and at times divergent, measures that impact both the global economy at a macro level, and businesses in...

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Growing our German Africa Practice

Germany has enjoyed a fruitful investment history, especially in the field of plant and mechanical engineering as well as the automotive industry,with many of the 54 countries making up the ...


The CJEU holds CETA's dispute resolution mechanism to be compatible with EU law

The European Court of Justice's opinion: On 30 April 2019, the European Court of Justice (CJEU) issued its much-anticipated Opinion 1/17 finding that the investor-state dispute...


African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement becomes a reality

Gambia paves the way for the entry into force of the largest free trade zone in the world. On 2 April 2019, Gambia became the 22nd country to ratify the African Continental Free Trade...

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The Paris Court upholds the supranational nature of OHADA law in dismissing annulment application (CA Paris 16/25484, 20 December 2018)

The Paris Court of Appeals recently upheld an arbitral award applying OHADA law. The application to set aside the award had been brought by the State of Cameroon based on arguments made...

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How far do tribunals have a duty to investigate corruption? The Kenyan High Court has its word

It has been 12 years since an ICSID tribunal dismissed World Duty Free's claim against the Republic of Kenya for breach of a lease agreement signed in 1989. As is well known, the claimant...

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