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
Leading law firms Al Tamimi & Company and Clyde & Co have launched an Arabic translation of the DIFC-LCIA Arbitration and Mediation Rules to support the local arbitration community and help users and practitioners better understand the rules of one of the leading arbitration centres in the Middle East.
As enthusiasm grows for the United Arab Emirates as an international business hub for investment into the Arab world and beyond, arbitration and mediation have gained momentum as leading forms of dispute resolution in the Middle East region.