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UK Supreme Court clarifies issues on parent company liability in Okpabi and others v Royal Dutch Shell Plc

February 24, 2021

This judgment from the UK Supreme Court provides clarification on the English courts’ treatment of jurisdictional challenges in the context of a claim brought against a UK domiciled parent company and its foreign domiciled subsidiary for alleged torts overseas.

African Legal Support Facility examines the future prospects for PPP transactions in Africa

February 05, 2021

On 9 December 2020, the African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) convened a webinar to examine the weaknesses exposed by the pandemic, and the potential solutions and new trajectories for African governments.