This month we bring you a special focus on a continent that boasts the world’s largest free trade area, a diverse economic make-up and increasing political stability. The latest edition of Law Update focuses on Africa, a territory that continues to be an attractive business and investment destination.
Like the rest of the world, Africa is still re-building from the impact of COVID-19, however, there continues to be an optimistic view of the opportunities the continent presents. An example of the appetite for investment into Africa was captured in a report we commissioned, titled Legal Leaders in MENA. Our survey of legal leaders revealed a resounding desire to expand into new territories, with 81% naming Africa as their investment destination of choice.Read the full edition
The global spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is causing concern to many clients both personally and professionally. With global stock markets deflated, supply chains interrupted, and significant changes to work patterns brought about by COVID-19, it is difficult for business owners and managers to plan for the operation of their businesses as they usually would.
We have taken time to think through some of the significant issues that are most likely causing concern to our clients across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Our dedicated COVID-19 insights page provides some practical guidance and assistance.
If you would like to have additional information on any of the topics covered below, or with other matters that are impacting your business with regard to COVID-19, please contact our special coronavirus email address: