Opinion and Analysis
CHAMBERS AND PARTNERS: INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION 2021 GUIDE: SOUTH AFRICAN CHAPTER Dispute Resolution, Litigation and Arbitration
Partner, Perusha Pillay-Shaik, and senior associates, Jackie Lafleur and Jonathan Barnes, wrote the South African chapter in Chambers and Partners’ International Arbitration 2021 Guide. It...Wed, Sep 15, 2021
KENYA: IP TECH DIGEST Intellectual Property, Technology, Media and Telecommunications
Our IP & Technology Practice, which includes a vibrant data protection practice, has been busy advising on a wide range of IP and technology transactions over the past month. We have acted for...Tue, Sep 14, 2021
THE LAW REVIEWS: THE SHAREHOLDER RIGHTS AND ACTIVISM REVIEW: SOUTH AFRICAN CHAPTER Mergers and Acquisitions
While globally and locally there has been a dip in activist campaigns due to the impact of the covid-19 pandemic, activity is expected to pick up as the economy recovers.
Recent events, including...Mon, Sep 13, 2021
PORTS, TRANSPORT AND LOGISTICS SECTOR NEWS ROUND-UP, 15/2021 23 AUGUST – 3 SEPTEMBER Ports, Transport and Logistics
In light of the rapid pace of infrastructure and transport developments across Africa, our Ports, Transport and Logistics (PTL) Sector Group is pleased to present Bowmans’ latest PTL news...Fri, Sep 10, 2021
TANZANIA: GODREJ CASE – RE-EXAMINING THE JURISDICTION OF THE COMMERCIAL COURT Intellectual Property
On 27 April 2021 the High Court of Tanzania, in Godrej Consume Products Limited v Target International (T) Limited (Commercial Case No 60/2019), once again re-affirmed its own competence to...Thu, Sep 09, 2021
SOUTH AFRICA: THIRD PARTY FUNDING UNDER THE NEW AFSA INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION RULES Litigation and Arbitration
The Arbitration Foundation of Southern Africa (AFSA) is one of the leading arbitral institutions in South Africa and is generally first choice for parties wishing to resolve commercial disputes in...Tue, Sep 07, 2021
For the first time since it started operating in 2013, the COMESA Competition Commission (Commission) has issued an administrative penalty for a merger-related contravention. Although the merger...Tue, Sep 07, 2021
On...Wed, Sep 01, 2021
The Voluntary Tax Disclosure Program (VTDP) program launched by the Kenya Revenue Authority through the Finance Act 2020 is designed to assist tax payers achieve tax compliance, by allowing them...Wed, Sep 01, 2021
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IFLR NAMES BOWMANS ‘NATIONAL LAW FIRM OF THE YEAR’ IN TWO AFRICAN JURISDICTIONS
Leading African law firm, Bowmans, received three awards at the online IFLR Africa Awards ceremony held earlier today (9 September). These include the awards for National Law Firm of the Year in...09 Sep 2021 12:00
BOWMANS’ EXPERTISE IN FIVE AREAS LAUDED AT THE AFRICAN LEGAL AWARDS
The expertise of leading African law firm, Bowmans, was lauded in five practice areas at the African Legal Awards’ online ceremony held earlier today (3 September), more than any other...03 Sep 2021 12:00
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Bowmans Shipping Podcast #5: Captain Nick Sloane and the spirit of adventure
When the passenger liner, Costa Concordia, ran aground off the Italian coast in 2012, Captain Nicholas Sloane took on the challenge of refloating her before delivering her to the yard in Genoa -...
The Bowmans Shipping Podcast #4: Transforming maritime education with Brian Ingpen
In this episode, partner and host, Jeremy Prain, is joined Brian Ingpen - a man who considers himself lucky to have lived a life combining his hobby, his passion and his profession into one:...
The law that needs to change to lift self-generated power to 100MW – Radio 702 interview with Claire Tucker
Head of Public Law and Regulatory, Claire Tucker was interviewed on Radio 702’s Legal Matters on the law that needs to change to lift self-generated power to 100MW.
Mauritius Budget Brief
Following the reading of the Budget speech for 2021/2022 in the Mauritian parliament, partner, Shianee Calcutteea, joined Rudolf Pretorius and Zain Madarun from Adansonia Holdings to unpack some...