Category: July 2014

Focus – July 2014

Welcome to the July 2014 edition of Focus Article – The growth of Financial Institutions in Africa In our main article this edition, we take a detailed look at the growth in the last decade of financial institutions in Africa. Case Study – limiting liability in construction contracts In our case study this edition, we… Read more »

The Growth of Financial Institutions in Africa

Financial institutions have benefitted from a strong growth over the last decade in Africa. Supported by the development of a whole continent, certain African markets have become particularly attractive for financial institutions. 1. The African development story supporting the growth of financial institutions Several factors have contributed to the growth of financial institutions in Africa…. Read more »

Case Study ‘€“ limiting liability in construction contracts

Comau UK Limited v Lotus Lightweight Structures Limited [2014] EWHC 2122 (Comm) A recent Commercial Court case sheds some light on ‘Termination for Convenience’ clauses. The case concerned a contract for the provision of goods and services by Comau to the Lotus Group in respect of a new factory production line. Lotus delayed some payments… Read more »

Legalese – the complicated world of sanctions

Russia, Libya, Syria, Iran ‘ the role of national and international sanctions has serious and profound impacts on project financings in affected countries.  We set out in this edition of Legalese a brief overview of the different types of sanctions that are available to the international community.  The Trinity team are available to respond to any… Read more »