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Legal developments around Africa

When two elephants fight, it is the grass that gets trampled: US budget cuts and the impact on African energy infrastructure development

Claire Wilby
Lack of available energy is one of the biggest problems facing Africa. This problem needs a solution. History to date has shown that inward investment is needed to create solutions to this problem.

The Modern Slavery Act 2015 – Do the new reporting obligations apply to you?

Claire Edwards
Penny Cygan-Jones
Stuart Neely
Certain companies incorporated in, or doing business in, Africa will be impacted by recent legislation in the UK designed to provide law enforcement agencies with stronger tools to tackle modern slavery.


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