Events

Upcoming Events

 

Intellectual Property (IP) and Telecommunications Media and Technology (TMT) Seminar for Equity Bank

Date: 28 April 2017

Time: 10:00 – 13:00

Venue: Bowmans, Nairobi

Description:

  • Market and regulatory trends in the IP and ICT sector
  • Consumer protection regulation in the online platform i.e. mobile banking/ financing.

Contact: Joyce Waiharo

T: +254 20 289 9000

E: joyce.waiharo@bowmanslaw.com



Employment Equal Pay Seminar

Date: 25 May 2017

Time: 07:30 registration, 08:30-10:30 seminar

Venue: Bowmans, Cape Town

Description:

Bowmans and Korn Ferry Hay Group will be discussing the outcomes of the cases of the newly legislated equal pay for work of equal value and the impact they will have on how companies manages their reward systems.

Contact: Sibahle Teyise

T: +27 21 480 7897

E: sibahle.teyise@bowmanslaw.com



Fintech in Africa: Unpacking Risk and Regulation

Date: 25 May 2017

Time: 08:00 registration, 08:30-16:30 seminar

Venue: Bowmans, 11 Alice Lane, Sandton, Johannesburg.

Description:

Bowmans is hosting a conference on Fintech in Africa: Unpacking Risk and Regulation at which industry experts and lawyers will discuss issues such as:

  • Is Africa’s Fintech landscape different to that in other jurisdictions and, if so, how?
  • The impact of Fintech on market infrastructure, delivery of services and products
  • Developments and trends in Fintech regulation
  • How do we effectively regulate Fintech in Africa without stifling innovation?
  • Managing fall-out: What happens when things go wrong?
  • Regulatory developments relating to crowdfunding and marketplace lending
  • Peer-to-Peer payment systems: What accounts for different jurisdictional experiences?
  • Blockchain: Where to next?

Contact: Buhle Nhlangulela

T: +27 11 669 9145

E: buhle.nhlangulela@bowmanslaw.com



Social Media in the Workplace

Date: 25-26 May 2017

Time: 09:00

Venue: Faculty of Law, Room 3.20 Wilfred and Jules Kramer Law Building, Middle Campus, University of Cape Town

Description:

Bowmans is pleased to present a two-day course on Social Media in the Workplace, in conjunction with the University of Cape Town’s Faculty of Law.

The course aims to educate participants on the risks of social media in the workplace. A general understanding of the essential legal principles pertaining to social media and how its use may impact employment relationships and the workplace will be provided.

The course will be presented by Rosalind Davey, partner and  Lenja Dahms-Jansen, senior associate, in Bowmans Dispute Resolution Practice.

The course is charged at R5 000.00 per delegate. The fee includes parking, teas, lunches and course materials.

A certificate of attendance will be awarded by the University of Cape Town to those who complete the course. Please ensure that you sign the attendance register each day.

For more information, please click here.

Contact: Don Coue

T: +27 21 650 3242

E: don.coue@uct.ac.za


Past Events

 

Kamiti Prison Visit

Date: 22 April 2017

Venue: Kamiti Maximum Prison

Description:

Bowmans Kenya will be visiting Kamiti Maximum Prison this coming Saturday 22 April 2017.

This visit forms part of our Annual CSR activity in collaboration with African Prisons Project. This year we will be donating computers then followed by a football match where our team ‘The Dream team’ will be participating.



TXF Africa 2017: Project, Export & Commodities Finance 

Date: 29 – 30 March 2017

Venue: Radisson Blu, Kenya

Description:

Bowmans senior associate Joyce Mbui attends the TXF Africa 2017 conference taking place at Radisson Blu, Kenya 29-30 March. From geopolitical risks and financing gaps to investment infrastructure, logistical difficulties and project bankability questions, you can hear from the experts doing business on the ground.

ContactTXF Africa 2017



Employment Equal Pay Seminar

Date: 29 March 2017

Time: 07:30 registration, 08:30-10:30 seminar

Venue: Bowmans, Johannesburg

Description:

Bowmans and Korn Ferry Hay Group will be discussing the outcomes of the cases of the newly legislated equal pay for work of equal value and the impact they will have on how companies manages their reward systems.

Contact: Buhle Nhlangulela

T: +27 11 669 9145

E: buhle.nhlangulela@bowmanslaw.com



Intellectual Property (IP) and Telecommunications Media and Technology (TMT) Seminar for Equity Bank

Date: 24 March 2017

Time: 10:00 – 13:00

Venue: Bowmans, Nairobi

Description:

  • General overview of IP, registration process in Kenya and different group subsidiaries’ jurisdictions
  • Emerging legal Issues in IP; national and international
  • Dispute resolution process in IP
  • Competition regulations and its effect in the ICT sectors

Contact: Joyce Waiharo

T: +254 20 289 9000

E: joyce.waiharo@bowmanslaw.com



Introduction to Construction Contracts Seminar with Kenya Property Developers Association (KPDA)

Date: 7 March 2017

Time: 08:30-10:00

Venue: Bowmans, Nairobi

Description:

The seminar will examine basic introduction to construction contracts with emphasis on the JBC contract.

Contact: Ernest Anguru

T: +254 20 289 9000

E: ernest.anguru@bowmanslaw.com



Africa Competition Law Conference

Date: 16-17 February 2017

Time: 08:30-10:00

Venue: Bowmans, Johannesburg

Description:

The Annual Africa Competition Law Conference. Competition regulators and lawyers from across  Africa discuss burning questions, share experiences and debate objectives for competition law across the African continent.

Contact: Buhle Nhlangulela

T: +27 11 669 9145

E: buhle.nhlangulela@bowmanslaw.com



Mining Indaba Seminar

Date: 6-9 February 2017

Time: 16:00-17:30

Venue: Bowmans, Cape Town

Description:

Mining Indaba is the World’s Largest Mining Investment Conference and the Largest Mining Event in Africa. Bowmans will be in attendance and will host a client function to discuss mining related matters, for delegates attending the conference.

Contact: Sibahle Teyise

T: +27 21 480 7897

E: sibahle.teyise@bowmanslaw.com



Private Equity Academy Programme

Date: 4 November 2016

Time: 09:00-17:00

Venue: Bowmans, Johannesburg

Description:

The Private Equity team earmarked this event as an initiative to deepen the relationships with Global Private Equity firms.

Contact: Buhle Nhlangulela

T: +27 11 669 9145

E: buhle.nhlangulela@bowmanslaw.com


 

Upcoming Speaker Engagements

 

American Chamber of Commerce, SME Committee Inaugural Event

Date: 27 April 2017

Venue: Hotel Royal Orchid Azure

Description: Bowmans Kenya Partner Sean Omondi will be a guest speaker at the inaugural event of the newly formed American Chamber of Commerce Kenya SME Committee.

More information: www.amcham.co.ke


Past Speaker Engagements

 

Deloitte Kenya Budget 2017- Navigating headwinds

Date: 3 April 2017

Venue: Capital Club East Africa

Description: Bowmans Kenya head of M&A, Paras Shah, will be a guest speaker at the Deloitte Speaker Series focusing on the Kenya National Budget 2017/18.

More information: capitalclubea.com



Medical Aid & Insurance Governance Conference

Date: 29-30 March 2017

Venue: Protea OR Tambo Hotel

Description: Bowmans Financial Services Regulatory partner David Geral presents at Medical Aid & Insurance Governance Conference. The governance of medical schemes, medical insurance and hospitals continues to be increasingly seen as the foundation for good practice. The need for successful organizations and ethical behaviour in the midst of escalating cases of fraud, patient quality demands and the need for successful strategies supported by good leadership can not be over emphasised. This conference seeks to bring together senior leaders in healthcare, regulatory and oversight institutions to tackle governance challenges, share experiences and explore trends in an endeavour to promote good leadership, governance and healthcare outcomes.

More information: JP Executive Communications



INSOL: Tenth World Quadrennial Congress

Date: 22 March 2017

Venue: Sydney International Convention Centre (ICC), Australia

Description: Adam Harris, partner in our Dispute Resolution Department and the president of INSOL, is participating in a panel discussion at the INSOL Tenth World Quadrennial Congress on 22 March 2017 entitled “the future of the insolvency profession” – the panel is being chaired by Australian TV personality, Tony Jones.

More information: INSOL