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Scanlen & Holderness

Zimbabwe: New case on enforceability of choice of law clauses

The issue of choice of law has come to the forefront with the advent of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and the increase in international agreements.

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ENSafrica

The Vinci Coffee controversy: government did not need to consult with local farmers by law

Despite the outrage following parliament’s recent damning report on an agreement between the Government of Uganda and Vinci Coffee without consultation with local farmers, government was not obliged by law to consult wi..

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Sal & Caldeira Advogados

Amendments to the Investment Law Regulation: The Issue of the Prior Authorization for the Transfer of the Investor's Position

The Law no. 3/93 of 24 July, Investment Law, is an extremely important legal instrument in our legal system, insofar as it is through this law that the desires of the gove..

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Webber Wentzel

Spotlight on Zambia - New Dawn government undertakes various reforms to attract private sector investors

​​​The Zambian government is prioritizing administrative reform and tackling the ease of doing business to stimulate investment in energy and mining.

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Clyde & Co.

Update on the amendments to the Non-Citizens (Employment Regulation) Act in Tanzania

The 2021 Written Laws¹ recently amended the Non-Citizens (Employment Regulation) Act of 2015 (the Act). In this article, we explore the key changes made to the Act and how this will impact investors doing business in Tanzania and non-citizen employees going forward.
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Bowmans

East Africa: Business is Looking up Amidst COVID 19

Since 2020, there have been unprecedented changes in the way people do business, not only in Africa but globally. Eighteen months later, we reflect briefly on how this has impacted Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda, and provide you with insights on the next chapter for these reg..

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Bowmans

Stricter reporting and enforcement on local empowerment in Africa

All indications are that more stringent reporting and enforcement of local empowerment requirements are on the way across much of Sub-Saharan Africa.

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Vieira de Almeida & Associados

Accession of Angola to the Washington Convention (ICSID Convention)

The National Assembly of Angola has approved Angola’s accession to the Convention for the Settlement of Disputes arising from Foreign Investment Contracts between States and Nationals of Other States concluded in 1966 and otherwise known as ..

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MawereSibanda

Assessing the concept of Special Economic Zones – 5 years down the line

On 7th February 2020, the Zimbabwe government gazetted the much anticipated Zimbabwe Investment and Development Agency Act [Chapter 14:37]. The Act was introduced in order to promote and facilitate investment in the country, and also repealed ..

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