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South Africa’s Antitrust Framework for M&A Transactions

CC Image Courtesy of Heather Dowd South Africa’s Antitrust Framework for M&A Transactions by Byron Crowe* Sub-Saharan Africa continues to grow at an impressive rate, and South Africa has been characterized as the “gateway” to investment in the region.[1] This, coupled with the increasing popularity of cross-border M&A deals, means that foreign transactional attorneys are…

Jan 2014

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International Law in South Africa and Kenya

CC Image Courtesy of Nicolas Raymond Comparing the Role of International Law in South Africa and Kenya by Justice Alfred Mavedzenge * The role of international law in African states continues to grow. In line with this trend, the Republics of South Africa and Kenya have undertaken constitutional reforms that have strengthened the role of…

Dec 2013

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Secrecy in South Africa: Chilling the Press

CC Image Courtesy of Linh Do Secrecy in South Africa: Chilling the Press by Byron Crowe II* Earlier this week, on November 12, the South African National Assembly adopted a revised version of the Protection of State Information Bill.[1] The Bill, also known as the “Secrecy Bill,” is one of the most controversial pieces of…

Nov 2013