Africa
Lexology | 1-Sep-2022
In recent years, in certain investment arbitration proceedings, States have brought counterclaims alleging that foreign investors had failed to comply with corporate social responsibility principles. In all but two cases, these counterclaims have been unsuccessful.
JDSupra | 22-Jul-2022
The model BIT aims to balance two objectives: the attraction of foreign direct investment to African states and the promotion of sustainable development.
Daily Trust | 7-Jul-2022
Nigeria is targeting to be part of the International Energy Charter (IEC), a global community that will enable it to attract Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) to accelerate power sector development.
Lexology | 4-Jul-2022
Spain’s recognition of the autonomy plan for Western Sahara proposed by Morocco has escalated diplomatic tensions between Spain and Algeria.
Lexology | 16-Jun-2022
As investor-state arbitration continues its growth as one of the most dynamic and controversial features of international investment law, developing countries must learn lessons from the decisions of arbitral tribunals on old-generation treaties.
Afronomics Law | 13-Dec-2021
African nations should not be expected to take the lead in addressing a climate emergency they did not create. The priority for Africa is to receive support and investment to build resilience and adapt to climate impacts.
The Guardian | 11-Oct-2021
In pursuit of growth in Africa, British American Tobacco and others use intimidatory tactics to attempt to suppress health warnings and regulation, including accusing governments of breaching trade agreements.
Vanguard News Nigeria | 2-Sep-2021
AfCFTA roundtable brought together business leaders, academia, government representatives, trade, and legal experts to discuss and deliberate on dispute issues in implementing the agreement in Nigeria.
ICLG | 12-Mar-2021
The African Arbitration Association (AfAA) has launched an online tool that provides an overview of arbitration legislation and international arbitrators in Africa.

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