Dealing with African disputes – Articles

Africa’s economic growth is reflected by developments in arbitration and the battle against corruption, while the continent’s banks are looking to the future of fintech. The second of a two-part report on the African Law & Business Summit 2018.

The message from the afternoon session of the African Law & Business Summit 2018, held in London on 8 November, was that building strong dispute resolution practices and anti-corruption systems are important to protecting investment in Africa, that is increasingly focusing on financial technology (fintech).

The tone for an afternoon heavily focused on dispute resolution was set by Segun Osuntokun, head of the Africa group at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BCLP) as well as managing partner of the firm’s London office and head…

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