Middle East - Africa

Francophone Africa Newsletter

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Read publicationWelcome to the September 2019 issue of our Francophone Africa newsletter. The aim is to give you a regular, brief practical overview of...

The Impact of Brexit on South Africa and Africa

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Countries in Africa are preparing for the reality that a hard Brexit could lead to increased risk aversion and reduced investor appetite for trade...

South Africa: Taking Center Stage: The Rise of Compliance Due Diligence in Africa

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Referring to Baker McKenzie’s recent report, Taking Center Stage: The Rise and Rise of M&A Compliance Due Diligence (CDD), Darryl Bernstein, partner and head...

South Africa : Reflecting on the Concept of “Reflective Losses” in Company Law

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The High Court in Hlumisa Investment Holdings (RF) Limited and Another v Kirkins and Others (Hlumisa judgment), was recently tasked with considering whether shareholders...

The Corporate Procurement of Power in Sub-Saharan Africa

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 Renewable technologies are evolving at a rapid pace and have seen a dramatic decline in the costs associated with its procurement. This provides the...

South Africa: Always Have Clean Hands When Transacting

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With an ever-increasing focus being placed on corporate anti-bribery and corruption, there is no doubt that when engaging in any form of transaction in...

UAE: Your Views on the Proposed New DIFC Data Protection Law, July 2019

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The Dubai International Financial Centre Authority (DIFCA) recently published a consultation paper seeking views on the new DIFC Data Protection Law. The proposed changes...

UAE Approves Foreign Ownership over 122 Business Activities

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On 2 July 2019 the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Cabinet announced the relaxation of foreign ownership restrictions for 122 business activities specifically in the...

South Africa: General Data Protection Regulation in Africa: So What?

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More than a year ago, in May 2018, the European Commission's (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect. The GDPR is a...

Webinar Invitation: An In-Depth Look into the Paradigm Shift of the DOJ on Corporate...

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The Department of Justice's view on corporate compliance took a dramatic turn with the recent announcement of a new policy by the Antitrust Division. ...
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