Arbitration & ADR, Africa updates

 
Mining arbitration: recent dispute trends
Norton Rose Fulbright
  • Africa
  • 14 January 2021

Africa's economic growth has historically been linked to the fluctuation of commodity prices and it supplies significant amounts of minerals in global demand. Against this background, some states and state-owned counterparts of mining investors in Africa have taken a series of measures perceived by investors as an attempt to force them to renegotiate their long-term agreements. This has led to an increase in disputes concerning legislative changes, joint venture agreements and environmental issues.

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