Category: November 2013

Focus – November 2013

Introduction Welcome to the November 2013 edition of Focus. We’re having a busy year-end at Trinity and have plenty of news, analysis and information to share with you. We welcome Gail Wong to the Trinity team. Gail joins us from Baker & McKenzie Singapore where she advised sponsors and lenders on projects and PPPs in… Read more »

Harnessing Private Equity as an Alternative Source of Finance to Further Africa’€™s Economic Growth and Development Agenda

INTRODUCTION Global foreign direct investment decreased by 18 per cent to $1.35 trillion in 2012 according to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (‘UNCTAD’) World Investment Report 2013 ‘Global Value Chains: Investment and Trade for Development‘ . Under the current global economic climate, which is plagued with uncertainty, it is projected that the… Read more »

Legalese – Good faith in contracts

English law does not generally recognise any general duty to perform contracts in good faith. However, a duty of good faith has been implied in contracts of partnership, agency and other agreements involving fiduciary obligations. Case law indicates that to some extent, English courts are willing to give effect to express obligations in contracts to… Read more »