Doing Business Internationally Series: Doing Business in Africa  

Jun. 25, 2020
Online

The CBA International Law Section and the ABA International Law Section present:

Doing Business Internationally Series: Doing Business in Africa

June 25, 2020 | 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM Eastern

Teleconference


The program will provide an overview of key elements Canadian lawyers ought to know when advising clients that intend to or do business with and in Africa. The speakers will focus on:

  • The access to African markets in the context of some key regulations affecting the drafting of contracts and enforcing these contracts, including agency and franchise agreements
  • The process service and enforcement of judgments
  • The strategies to protect and enforce property rights in Africa
  • The taxation in Africa, such as taxes on goods, real property and services
  • The corporate social responsibility and human rights considerations
  • The impact of COVID-19 on doing business in Africa

 

Moderator
Tanya Walker, Owner, Walker Law Professional Corporation

Speakers

  • Kendal Tyre, Partner, Nixon Peabody
  • Tanya Walker, Owner, Walker Law Professional Corporation
  • James Muhindo, Lawyer, Advocates Coalition for Development and Environment
  • Mathew Nyabena, Owner, Mathew Nyabena & Co Advocates and Chair of the Mombasa Law Society
  • Enddo Dorcas, Partner, KWEW

 

 

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    DATE AND TIME

    June 25, 2020

    11:00 am - 12:30 pm (Eastern)


    FORMAT
    Teleconference

    INSTRUCTIONS
    Instructions will be sent via email the day prior to the event.

    COST
    Free for CBA members

     

 

CONTACT INFO

Augusta Acquah
Liaison Officer, CBA Sections
The Canadian Bar Association
(613) 237-2925 ext. 133  | (800) 267-8860
augustaa@cba.org | cba.org