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AILA London Annual Training
The application process for the AILA London Annual training on Investment Treaty Law and Arbitration scheduled for the week commencing 14 September 2015, closed late last month.  This year we received an unprecedented number of applications from across Africa, Read more
 
Foreign Investment In Africa: Gaining Development Momentum
AILA has been working in collaboration with the University of Geneva and the University of Lausanne on the Foreign Investment in Africa: Gaining Development Moment Project since September 2014. Read more

AILA Advisory Board Member Appointed to the LCIA Court
A member of AILA's Advisory Board, Yas Banifatemi was appointed as a new Court Member, of the London Court of Arbiration (LCIA), effective June 1, 2015.Read more


Case Updates

Mozambique and Angola have signed Investment Agreements with Brazil
by Amanda Dakouré & Florian Quintard
Mozambique and Angola have signed Investment Cooperation and Facilitation Agreements (“ICFAs”) with Brazil on 30 March and 1 April 2015 respectively. Read more

Special economic zone saves Gabon from ICC claim

by Amanda Dakouré & Florian Quintard
In April, the BCH Group, a Panama-based company, withdrew a US$16.5 million ICC claim against Gabon after already appointing the tribunal. Read more

Zimbabwe is Facing Potential ICSID Telecoms Claim

by Amanda Dakouré & Florian Quintard
On 29 April, Telecel Zimbabwe, which is majority owned by Netherlands-based telecoms group Vimpelcom, has filed a notice of dispute against Zimbabwe’s finance ministry over the cancellation of its licence to operate in Zimbabwe Read more

 

Upcoming Events


The Role of Arbitration Institutions in the Development of Arbitration in Africa
23 July 2015
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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London Annual Training on Investment Treaty Law and Arbitration
14 - 18 Sept 2015
London, UK
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