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Enforcement of awards across Africa – 42 of Africa’s 54 states have now acceded to the New York Convention

March 16, 2021

On 4 March, 2021, Malawi acceded to the New York Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (New York Convention), becoming the 167th state party to the Convention.

Connecting the dots – the case for transmission PPPs in Africa

March 08, 2021

The African power sector has long had an intense focus on increasing generation capacity above other aspects, but in recent years we have begun to see a shift.

Assessing the procurement risk of energy concession awards in francophone Africa

March 03, 2021

In francophone Africa, the conditions for granting concession agreements usually appears at the top of the list of lenders’ key due diligence issues.

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.

Adoption of Egyptian whistleblower programme brings the effectiveness of African leniency regimes into

September 16, 2020

On 28 June 2020, the Egyptian Competition Authority (ECA) adopted a leniency policy under the Egyptian antitrust regime.

First enforcement decision under Moroccan competition regime

March 04, 2020

On 17 January 2020, the Agence Nationale de Réglementation des Télécommunications (ANRT), the Moroccan telecoms regulator, imposed a fine of MAD 3.3bn (approx. USD340m) on Maroc Telecom, the incumbent telecoms operator, for failing to unbundle the local loop.