Africa
Mondaq | 16-Aug-2019
The AfCFTA entered into force on May 30, 2019 for all States that have ratified the Agreement. Trading under the agreement will begin on July 1, 2020.
African Law & Business | 7-Aug-2019
In May 2017, out of 613 cases brought under the ICSID Convention and Additional Facility Rules, 135 cases involved African states, of which 45% were brought based on states’ consent in BITs.
News Ghana | 15-May-2019
The African Union (AU) stressed the need to boost African countries’ capacity on both Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) and state-to-state dispute, as the African Continental Free Trade Area edges closer to entry into force.
RFI | 2-May-2018
Pouvoir recourir à l’arbitrage, c’est une des clauses qu’exige une compagnie lorsqu’elle signe un contrat dans un pays étranger, pour ne pas dépendre des juridictions locales.
Kluwer Arbitration Blog | 28-Mar-2018
Whilst arbitrations involve African parties or interests, most of these arbitrations have their seat outside Africa.
IISD | 28-Jun-2017
Le Secrétariat de la Charte de l’Énergie est en « mode expansion », et souhaite obtenir l’accès aux ressources énergétiques d’Afrique et d’Asie pour ces membres actuels – principalement des pays développés.
IISD | 23-Jun-2017
The Energy Charter Secretariat is in expansion mode, wanting to gain access to energy resources in Africa and Asia for its current—mostly developed country—members, and extending a far-reaching (and outdated) investment protection system to investments in resource-rich countries.
PACS | 19-May-2017
The BRICS Group was born in the century XXI with renewed expectations of changes in the world order through greater participation of the Global South. However, what we have witnessed so far is the consolidation of a new/old unequal world order.
Al-Ahram | 2-May-2017
Les pays africains envisagent la création d’une cour arbitrale africaine pour le règlement des litiges relatifs aux investissements. Cette solution parmi d’autres permettra d’assurer un meilleur équilibre entre la protection des investisseurs et la préservation des intérêts nationaux.
TDM | 20-Oct-2016
This Special Issue presents diverse views on a number of salient topics affecting international arbitration involving the African continent.

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