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Arbitration in Africa: A Review of Key Jurisdictions


ISBN13: 9780414052529
Published: February 2016
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £165.00



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Over the past decade Africa has emerged as a leading centre of economic growth, with the majority of industries operating within Africa having experienced rapid expansion as a result of increased investment and interest from around the globe.

Naturally this has led to an increase in disputes, renewing the interest of arbitrators and practitioners from both within the continent and around the world.

Written by a team of highly experienced practitioners, Arbitration in Africa: A Review of Key Jurisdictions is a valuable text for any arbitrator operating within Africa, providing a thorough and comprehensive account of arbitration in Africa.

  • Presents essential guidance for practitioners arbitrating in the African region
  • Written by a team of practitioners with a wealth of experience arbitrating in Africa
  • Offers information and practical advice on specific regions, including: the East African Community; anglophone west African countries; southern Africa; and Arabic speaking countries
  • Provides detailed advice on jurisdiction, arbitration awards and their enforcement
  • Contains essential legislation
  • Covers bi-lateral investment treaties in Africa
  • Gives detailed coverage of the rules surrounding procedure and evidence
  • Examines restrictions in local legislation
  • Addresses the controversies, difficulties and potential pitfalls of arbitrating in Africa
  • Features rare and valuable case examples that provide useful insights into the nature of arbitration in Africa
  • Includes a comparison table of regional arbitration centre rules
  • Contains a map of Africa, colour-coded to represent local arbitration centres/ jurisdictions for quick and easy reference

Subjects:
Other Jurisdictions , Arbitration and Dispute Resolution, Africa
Contents:
PART ONE
Regional Overview: North Africa

1. ALGERIA
2. EGYPT
3. MOROCCO
4. SUDAN
5. TUNISIA

PART TWO
Regional overview: the East African Community and Ethiopia
6. ETHIOPIA
7. KENYA
8. RWANDA
9. TANZANIA
10. UGANDA

PART THREE
Regional Overview: Southern Africa
11. BOTSWANA
12. MALAWI
13. SOUTH AFRICA
14. ZAMBIA
15. ZIMBABWE

PART FOUR
Regional Overview: English-Speaking West-Africa
16. GHANA
17. NIGERIA

PART FIVE
Regional Overview: African Lusophone Countries
18. ANGOLA
19. GUINEA-BISSUA
20. MOZAMBIQUE

PART SIX
The Islands of Africa
21. CAPE VERDE
22. MADAGASCAR
23. MAURITIUS
24. SÃO TOMÉ AND PRINCIPE

PART SEVEN
Arbitration under the OHADA System
25. CAMEROON
26. CÔTE D’IVOIRE
27. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO
28. GABON
29. GUINEA (CONAKRY)
30. TOGO

REFLECTIONS OF THE FUTURE
APPENDICES