In March 2020, the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (the Commission), the Nigerian competition authority, published for consultation the draft Merger Review Regulations (the Regulations)
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International treaty on registration of interests in mining, agricultural and construction equipment signed by African countries
The Mining, Agriculture and Construction (MAC) Protocol (the so-called Pretoria Protocol) developed by the International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT) is an international treaty
Nigerian merger control regime takes shape but material questions remain
The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (the Commission), the Nigerian competition authority, has taken a number of measures to implement the Nigerian merger control regime.
Mali: Entry Into Force of the New Mining Code
English Court stayed enforcement of a multi-billion award for an abandoned gas plant against Nigeria
In August this year the English High Court allowed enforcement of a US$9.6 billion arbitration award against Nigeria in favour of a BVI gas company (P&ID) founded by two Irish individuals.
New Mining Code in Mali
The trend of mining reforms in West and Central Africa continues, this time in Mali, Africa’s 3rd largest gold producer
Stimulating Road Development in Nigeria through Tax Credits
Accessing private finance for public infrastructure developments has proved hard to do in many African countries, and Nigeria is no exception.
Competition law comes to the fore in West Africa
Although competition law enforcement in Africa has primarily been limited to Eastern and Southern Africa, two recent developments have brought competition law to the fore in West Africa.
Procurement trends in mining - recent developments
This article is a follow up to our two part essential guide on feasibility planning and construction procurement for junior mining and our analysis last year of the updated FIDIC suite of contracts.