In this edition, we talked with the Managing Partners of our DLA Piper Africa firms, asking them to look at the year ahead. This horizon scanning exercise is an in-depth analysis of the major issues in the upcoming 18 months.
Africa ConnectedAfrica Connected is an online publication that provides insight on a wide range of legal, regulatory and sector issues about doing business in Africa.
Digital transformation trends and challenges in Africa is the theme of this edition. We have articles on issues ranging from the use of artificial intelligence tools in the legal sector as well as regulatory challenges to satellite broadband providers, to open banking and financial inclusion across the continent. Read the articles below or download the full magazine-style PDF by clicking on the button to the right.
COVID-19 and the evolution of dispute resolution in Africa is the theme of this edition of Africa Connected. We have articles on issues ranging from third party funding and its implications in African disputes, to the use of virtual hearing platforms across the continent. Jurisdiction-specific articles cover how the pandemic has affected legal practitioners - and the court system - in Burundi, Kenya, Nigeria and Tanzania.
Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) and climate change considerations in the mining sector is the theme of this edition of Africa Connected. We have articles on how mining companies can prepare for new ESG performance standards in 2020, the impact of World Bank sanctions and mine rehabilitation challenges as well as pieces on the Tanzanian mining reform and resource nationalization trends in Southern Africa, among others.
This issue’s focus is innovation, investment and risk in Africa’s energy sector. Our Africa-wide articles look at the role of gas in powering Africa’s future, geothermal power generation, and whether the African Continental Free Trade area can solve the continent’s energy challenge.
Trends in the financial services sector is the theme of this edition of Africa Connected, our regular collection of in-depth articles on doing business in Africa.
Investment is the theme of this edition of Africa Connected, our regular collection of in-depth articles on doing business in Africa.