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OHADA ARBITRATION REFORM – PUBLICATION OF THE NEW UNIFORM ACT ON ARBITRATION AND THE REVISED CCJA ARBITRATION RULES

Almost 18 years after the Uniform Act on OHADA arbitration law was adopted and the Common Court of Justice and Arbitration created (the CCJA), the OHADA Council of Ministers has adopted three new, very important, texts for arbitration and dispute … Continue reading

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Arbitration in Africa: Recent developments

The Court of Appeal of the Lagos Judicial Division recently issued a pro-arbitration decision holding that courts may only intervene in arbitral proceedings where specifically permitted by Nigeria’s arbitration law and set aside an injunction obtained ex parte by Nigeria’s … Continue reading

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Herbert Smith Freehills launches ground-breaking Guide to Dispute Resolution in Africa

On 19 March 2013, at a seminar in London attended by over 150 delegates, specialists from across our award-winning Africa practice addressed latest trends, practical workarounds and handling risk in Africa. At the event, Herbert Smith Freehills launched its groundbreaking … Continue reading

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