172018Oct
Ethiopia’s Arbitration law challenges

Ethiopia’s Arbitration law challenges

Tewodros Meheret, a senior lawyer at LEX Africa Ethiopian member, GETS Law Offices, and out-going president of the Ethiopian Bar Association, made an opening address at the East African International Arbitration Conference (EAIAC) in Addis Ababa recently. Arbitration is perceived as one of the alternative solutions to congestion in the court system and consequent delays…

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82018Oct
The new wave of Privatization in Ethiopia:  A legal perspective…

The new wave of Privatization in Ethiopia: A legal perspective…

Introduction Privatization can be an outcome of economic policy adopted by a government based on its ideological inclination or as a way out of economic challenges it has faced. It may entirely hinge on domestic considerations or could be prompted by external pressure as witnessed in connection with economic restructuring programs prescribed by the International…

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142018Aug
Trade in Africa: Recent developments, opportunities, incentives and challenges

Trade in Africa: Recent developments, opportunities, incentives and challenges

Recession, lack policy reform and administrative hurdles often affect the climate of trade, investment and business in Africa. At LEX Africa’s most recent seminar, members discussed the challenges and changes seen in 2018. Osayaba Giwa-Osagie, senior partner at Giwa-Osagie & Co — a LEX Africa member in Nigeria — chaired an in-depth panel discussion on…

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