Investing in Africa: Current Trends

The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) and Lex Mundi are delighted to invite you to a series of half-day conferences on "Investing in Africa: Current Trends" in New York, Paris and London. Senior in-house counsel will share their experiences of doing business in the region and give practical tips. Lex Mundi member firm partners from Angola, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Morocco, Mozambique, Nigeria and South Africa will give on the ground advice.

The programs are designed for in-house counsel advising organizations that operate in Africa and will provide insights on laws and business dynamics of the continent. Issues to be covered include:

  • Opportunities for investment in the region
  • Foreign direct investment and local content regimes
  • Contractual issues and joint ventures
  • Corporate entities
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Disputes and arbitration
  • Regional variations
  • Anti-bribery and corruption
  • Diligence and Know Your Customer (KYC)
  • Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and sanctions
  • Security concerns
  • Cultural understanding for those from outside the region.

ACC will apply for credit approval in all jurisdictions with mandatory CLE/CPD. Depending on the jurisdiction, sessions may or may not be approved for credits (general and special).

The event is only open to in-house counsel. Places are limited so please book early.

London (United Kingdom)

December 3, 2013

Paris (France)

October 10, 2013 

New York (USA)

October 1, 2013

Questions? Please contact

ACC Sends Condolences in Wake of Paris Tragedy

On behalf of the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), board of directors, staff and entire ACC community, our heartfelt sympathies go out to the victims and families of the tragic events in Paris.

Paris is the home of many of our chapter leaders, members, country representatives, sponsors and the in-house community at large. We share in the grief and sadness of those that have lost loved ones or suffered physically or emotionally.

At this time we are not aware of anyone from the ACC network of families and friends that have been injured or lost. Our hearts go out to our colleagues and friends and family of loved ones in Paris. We pray for your safety and security.

– Veta T. Richardson, ACC President & CEO Continue