Category: November 2010

Introduction

As we head for the end of 2010, we are pleased to say that activity in the various emerging markets we focus on, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa, has increased noticeably. The continued interest in renewable energy has fuelled much of this. Ghana seems to be flavour of the month at Trinity headquarters.  As well as… Read more »

Legalese: Endeavours

Introduction There is a wide spectrum of "endeavours" clauses used in commercial agreements which we have discussed in a previous edition of Focus. These clauses place obligations on the various parties to those agreements to use their "best endeavours", "reasonable endeavours" or "all reasonable endeavours" in certain circumstances. Despite the fact such terms are widely… Read more »

Africa’s dawn: Economic emergence on the world stage

INTRODUCTION Over the past decade, Africa has experienced an accelerated rate of economic growth. It has been reported that Africa’s Gross Domestic Product rose by an estimated 4% to 5% between the years 2000 and 2008. As a result, analysts argue that the spotlight is now shining brightly on Africa and the region’s economic emergence… Read more »