EAIAC Webinar -17 June 2020

The East Africa International Arbitration Conference team (EAIAC) invites you to join a Webinar discussion on the Current developments in International Arbitration related to Africa. This will be on the 17th June 2020 at 11 AM GMT. Current developments to be discussed include:– Tanzania Adoption of New Arbitration Act and lessons– Ethiopia NYC Convention Ratification and lessons– Practical […]

THE SINGAPORE CONVENTION ON MEDIATION BRIEF.

Mutandzi Akiza Matovelo[1] Dubbed the Singapore Convention, by the UN General Assembly in appreciation of the Government of Singapore’s offer to host its signing, the United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation was adopted through General Assembly resolution 73/198 dated 20th December, 2018 and was opened for signing on 7th August, 2019. The international […]

AAA Protocol on Virtual Hearings in Africa

Concerned about the ongoing effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on Africa’s Dispute Resolution Landscape, the Africa Arbitration Academy has just launched its Protocol on Virtual Hearings in Africa. The Protocol, in the main, details recommendations on virtual arbitral hearings and considers the specific challenges and circumstances that may arise in relation to remote hearings in […]

Early Neutral Evaluation (ENE) and its importance for the Civil Justice System in Tanzania

Author: Madeline Kimei Increasingly, courts are setting new behavioral standards for litigants, potential litigants and their representatives. The Tanzania Arbitration Act 2020, has amended provisions of the Civil Procedure Code, R.E 2002 Cap 33 (CPC) by adding a new section 10A to require litigants in civil actions to take “bona fide steps to resolve disputes” […]

Risk Mitigation and Efficient Dispute Resolution during COVID019 and beyond in Africa

Hosted by Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr For businesses operating during these unprecedent times, businesses operate with significant financial headwinds directly caused (or exacerbated) by Covid19 and government measures imposed to deal therewith. As a result of that financially distress businesses/investors are starting to crumble (i.e. liquidations/business rescue), employees are being laid-off, to sustain cashflow hardship provisions, […]

iResolve extend free initial dispute resolution consultation

It is important to establish tech-savvy solutions to mitigate and minimize legal risks associated with your existing contractual obligations, regulatory and compliance for your business to reemerge as a mega power at the end of this global pandemic #COVID19. iResolve™ is offering free Online Dispute Resolution consultations at the touch of button from the comforts […]

iResolve -Interview on recent Arbitration law reforms in Tanzania -CNBC Africa

Tanzania is set to review the contentious arbitration law. The draft Bill comes on the back of new arbitration announcements filed in January by several multinational mining companies over cancelled retention licenses. Madeline Kimei, Founder & Principal at iResolve joins CNBC Africa for more. Link to CNBC Africa Video