Intellectual Property Rights and Africa

Intellectual Property Rights and Africa

INSIGHT : BUSINESS NEWS   IS AFRICA’S POOR CONCERN FOR IP LAWS A THREAT TO ITS INDUSTRIALISATION AMBITIONS? The mass import of counterfeit goods could be costing manufacturers and industries billions of dollars annually. African manufacturers are discernibly...
Temporary Importation Regime in Africa

Temporary Importation Regime in Africa

Insight : Business news   Managing the Temporary Importation Regime in Africa The temporary importation regime (also known as the temporary admission regime) is a customs regime under which a good can be imported into the country of destination for a limited,...
Branch Companies under OHADA

Branch Companies under OHADA

INSIGHT : BUSINESS NEWS   Branch Companies under OHADA The Organisation for the Harmonisation of Business Law in Africa (“OHADA”) was established in 1993 to foment legal certainty and facilitate foreign investment into the member states by harmonising business...
Consuming legal services in Africa

Consuming legal services in Africa

INSIGHT : BUSINESS NEWS   How should my company consume legal services in Africa? “People often ask me whether companies operating in Africa should have a local in-house legal department and my answer is always unquestionably – yes!” In the African market,...