Blogs: Global view

How will the recent ECJ decision impact the purchase of mortgage loan portfolios?

The recent judgement of the European Court of Justice of 21 December 2016 is generating considerable controversy and uncertainty, writes Pérez-Llorca lawyer Pedro Marques da Gama.

Posted: 27 March 2017 | Global view

Brazil: Down but not out

Despite its recent troubles, Brazil is still an economic force to be reckoned with, says André de Almeida.

Posted: 28 February 2017 | Global view

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André
de Almeida

Profiles in Justice: Sally Yates

US trial attorney Reuben Guttman shares his reflections on President Donald Trump's dismissal of acting US Attorney General Sally Yates.

Posted: 01 February 2017 | Global view

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Reuben
Guttman

A vision, or venting?

US President Donald Trump used his first address in office to offer an 'America first' vision of world politics -- and in doing so, may have delivered his first official blow to the nation's 'brand', writes US trial lawyer Reuben Guttman.

Posted: 23 January 2017 | Global view

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Reuben
Guttman

Infrastructure in Africa: procurement, planning and pricing

Why has the underdeveloped state of infrastructure in sub-Saharan Africa not galvanised significant investment opportunities? Bowmans head of infrastructure Shamilah Grimwood explains.

Posted: 15 December 2016 | Global view

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Shamilah
Grimwood

The growing arm of South Africa's CCMA

Does the South African Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration have jurisdiction to hear employment disputes involving South Africans that arise abroad? Potentially, writes Bowmans associate Nonkululeko Mkhwanazi.

Posted: 25 November 2016 | Global view

Salient points of labour law in Kenya

Nairobi, Kenya.

Careful compliance with local labour laws is a matter of critical importance for any company looking to do business in Kenya, writes Bowmans Kenya partner Sean Omondi.

Posted: 31 October 2016 | Global view

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Sean
Omondi

A landmark case for the ICC

Ahmad Al Faqi Al Mahdi was sentenced for his part in the destruction of mausoleums and a mosque in Timbuktu, Mali

Kristin Hausler, a research fellow at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law, comments on the ICC's recent ruling on a case involving the destruction of cultural heritage in Mali.

Posted: 04 October 2016 | Global view

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Kristin
Hausler

Leading academic questions effectiveness of UK-style central registry

Jason Sharman is a leading academic

The effectiveness of central registries of beneficial ownership in combatting financial crime has been questioned by a leading academic in global financial regulation.

Posted: 05 May 2016 | Global view

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