South African admiralty procedures provide a powerful protection mechanism for local and foreign creditors who have claims against shipowning interests.
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Part 3 Enforcing arbitration awards and English court judgments against Ghana
The final part to the enforcing arbitration awards and English court judgments against Ghana series looks into the practice and PPP and tender processes.
Part 2 Enforcing arbitration awards and English court judgments against Ghana
Following on from part 1 of the enforcement of arbitration awards, part 2 highlights the enforcement of English court judgements.
Part 1 Enforcing arbitration awards and English court judgments against Ghana
Once a favourable arbitration award or judgment has been rendered, investors in Ghana face certain hurdles when it comes to enforcement. We explore these in a series of three blog posts.
Nations rally against airborne cyber risks
Given that cyber-security is one of the most relevant issues in civil aviation today, it is no surprise that multiple stakeholders, addressed the development of a global framework for cyber security.
South Africa Shipping: A mortgagee’s claim is still at the bottom of the list
South Africa has become a preferred destination for ship arrests and as a result there has been a surge in the judicial sale of ships.
The future of uranium: Can I have some yellowcake please?
Uranium has long been considered the bogeyman of the energy industry, but with the election of Donald Trump and Kazakhstan’s plans to curb supply, times may well be changing for this controversial commodity.
Construction in South Africa: Beware of Bespoke Contracts
Anyone undertaking building works should be cautious when entering into bespoke contracts with building contractors, instead of one of the standard-form contracts available in the building industry.
Niger - Electricity and renewable energy
Niger suffers from a weak GDP (USD 7.143 billion in 2015; around 0.01 percent of the world economy), and according to the World Bank only 14.4% of the population has access to electricity.
Banking in sub-Saharan Africa: recent trends and digital financial inclusion – EIB Report
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has recently published a report on Banking in sub-Saharan Africa: Recent Trends and Digital Financial Inclusion.