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
Africa has lots to offer, but what does the future hold? Thomas Snider, Partner, Al Tamimi & Company, and Isaac Kwaku F., Founder Botho Emerging Markets Group shed some light on the sectors making headway, the economic impact of Covid-19, and the investment appetite from Middle Eastern companies seeking new opportunities. If you want to know what is next for the world’s second-largest continent, then take a listen to part one of our Future of Africa conversation.