The former Spanish colony of Equatorial Guinea may be one of Africa’s smallest countries, but it is now Africa’s third largest producer of oil and gas and seeing an increase in public infrastructure investment, says Francisco García Gómez de Mercado of EJ Gómez de Mercado Abogados in Madrid, which operates alongside local firm Ponciano Mbomio […]
Angola´s commercial renaissance continues, says Luís Miguel Nunes of PLMJ, with the moves towards the creation of the country’s Stock Exchange intended to further promote internal investment
In order to promote the further development of the Mozambique economy, greater emphasis is now being placed on energy and on infrastructure projects, says Bruno Xavier de Pina of Raposo Bernardo & Asociados.
The Cape Verde financial sector has evolved significantly in only a few decades to emerge as a dynamic regional centre, says Julio Martins Junior, of Lisbon-based Raposo Bernardo & Associados.
Are arbitration disclosure guidelines up to speed within a changing world?
Technically upgraded or extremely widened?
It is common ground that an arbitration clause generally binds only the signatories to the agreement, reflecting the fact that arbitration is consensual in nature. There are, however, exceptions to this rule, for example, where a non-signatory parent company is required to participate, either voluntarily or against its will, in an arbitration involving its subsidiary. […]
The possibility of creating new specialised courts for disputes relating to intellectual property has been recently approved by the Portuguese Parliament.
Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) has become increasingly important given that courts are often unable to protect private interests in a satisfactory manner. This article is the first in a series on ADR and deals with negotiation.
Portugal is one of the EU countries with the highest hydro-power potential still to be exploited, and with the least growth in developed capacity over the past 30 years.