Action is needed if African-based firms want to play a bigger role in dispute resolution on the continent, says ALN Nigeria Partner Babatunde Fagbohunlu, SAN, who spoke to Africa Legal’s Craig Sisterson.
News type: News
Africa’s Growing Dispute Resolution Landscape
Africa’s dispute resolution landscape has long been dominated by litigation, but the use of alternative mechanisms such as arbitration and mediation is becoming more prevalent. South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, Egypt and Rwanda all have established arbitration centres, with Cairo and Johannesburg considered the most popular arbitral seats on the continent, according to a 2020 survey run by the SOAS University of London.
ALN Recognised for It’s Transformative Corporate, Product and Global Brand Development
We are thrilled to announce that ALN has been honoured with this year’s prestigious MEA Transform Awards (Professional Sector Best Brand Identity) which celebrate the transformative power of brand strategy and design. The awards recognise best practice in the region’s corporate, product and global brand development work, with categories that focus on content, execution, evaluation, and strategy.
ALN, EAC Policymakers Unite to Combat Negative Impact of Single Use Plastics
The East Africa Regional workshop on Single Use Plastics (SUP) convened environmental experts, legislators, and representatives from the private and civil society sectors in Nairobi, Kenya, to deliberate on the impact of SUPs on the environment and discuss current legislation in the region.
Innovative Twist to Traditional Lawyering
In 2022 ALN Kenya | Anjarwalla & Khanna took home the prestigious African Legal Award for Best Use of Technology thanks to its groundbreaking AK-ADD platform. Africa Legal took a closer look at their innovative product ahead of this year’s awards.
Kenya is Open for Business and Investment Opportunities
Kenya is one of Africa’s major economic hubs with a continued focus on the pursuit of pro-business policies and incentives, demonstrating that the country is the investment destination of choice. This has contributed to the country being a leading investment hub across East Africa and the continent. In recent times there have been numerous challenges which have led most African countries including Kenya, to be faced with a huge debt burden, with the rate of debt also being a cause of concern to the general public and international financial institutions such as the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund. However, in these difficult times, Kenya has continued to show economic resilience, and this has been one of the major factors in attracting investment into the country and growing regional dominance.
President Ruto Announces the Introduction of Various Tax Legislative Changes
The American Chamber of Commerce Business Summit was held on 29 and 30 March 2023 in Nairobi. The objective of the Business Summit was to provide a strategic platform for strengthening two-way trade and investment between the US and East Africa though unleashing the power of private enterprises in driving long-term economic ties, enhancing trade, and promoting investment.
Moderna Inc. Finalises Agreement with the Government of Kenya to Establish the First mRNA Vaccine Manufacturing Facility in Africa
We are pleased to announce that our client, Moderna, Inc., a global pioneer in messenger RNA therapeutics and vaccines, has finalised an agreement with the Government of Kenya that will see Moderna establish a vaccine manufacturing facility in Kenya. The facility will be Moderna’s first mRNA vaccine manufacturing facility in Africa.
Elevating Client Experience
Real estate and construction lawyer Nicole Gichuhi recently spoke to Craig Sisterson about the impact of COVID-19 on the real estate industry, the use of technology in client service, and joining the ALN Kenya partnership.
ALN Kenya Listed on BCCK’s Business Integrity Index for 2022
ALN Kenya has been featured in the 2022 Integrity Index by the British Chamber of Commerce Kenya (BCCK). It features companies in Kenya, that are committed to business integrity and met the benchmarks of BCCK’s principles-based framework.