Category: December 2009

December update

Season’s greetings from all of us at Trinity! As we head into Trinity’s fourth year, we look back on a busy 2009 in which we closed a number of project finance transactions in Africa including the Lekki-Epe Expressway in Nigeria and the Olkaria III geothermal IPP and Rabai IPP, both in Kenya. Despite the global… Read more »

Transforming Africa’s Infrastructure

Introduction A new study, published in November 2009, ‘Africa’s Infrastructure: A Time for Transformation’, a co-publication by Agence Française de Développement and the World Bank, highlights the findings of a 24-country study of four sectors, including energy, transport, ICT, and water. The study was conducted by institutions including the African Union Commission, African Development Bank,… Read more »

Legalese – Arbitration in South Africa

The South African Government has not adopted the UNCITRAL Model Law in relation to domestic and international arbitration. Moreover, vast scepticism exists among lawyers about the role of arbitration in South Africa due to the belief that arbitration undermines the country’s judicial transformation. Nevertheless, South Africa remains a relatively safe place to conduct international arbitration… Read more »