Africa Expert Donald Kaberuka to Present Keynote Address at Lex Mundi Emerging Africa Conference

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2016 Lex Mundi Emerging Africa Conference: March 3-4 in Cape Town

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Lex Mundi to welcome key note speaker Donald Kaberuka, former president of the African Development Bank, at the Lex Mundi Emerging Africa Conference, which will be held March 3-4, 2016, in Cape Town.

Dr. Kaberuka will kick off the two-day global conference by addressing trends and events that investors should watch for as they assess opportunities in Africa. The conference continues exploring challenges and addressing the concerns of senior corporate counsel and business decision makers who operate in or are considering expansion into Africa.

Other speakers include chief executives and senior general counsel from companies such as Rothschild,, Goldman Sachs, Deloitte, GE and Ecobank, These experts will lead discussions focused on legal strategies for investment and growth amid the rapidly changing political, regulatory and competitive dynamics in Africa. Topics include:

  • legal aspects of corporate strategy and operations in Africa;
  • market opportunities in industry sectors;
  • Africa's legal frameworks (national and regional);
  • implications for investment terms; and
  • best practices for proactively structuring investments.

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About Lex Mundi in Africa

With more than 500 lawyers on the ground in nineteen African jurisdictions, Lex Mundi member firms have experience working together to provide investors coordinated legal advice and service covering all relevant areas of commercial and financial law, including mergers and acquisitions, dispute resolution, antitrust and competition, compliance and tax.

Lex Mundi member firms in Africa are working on transactions across the continent. Together they provide extensive coverage and are committed to working together to provide on-the-ground expertise.

About Lex Mundi

Lex Mundi is the world’s leading network of independent law firms with in-depth experience in 100+ countries. Lex Mundi member firms offer clients preferred access to more than 21,000 lawyers worldwide – a global resource of unmatched breadth and depth. Each member firm is selected on the basis of its leadership in – and continued commitment to – its local market. The Lex Mundi principle is one independent firm for each jurisdiction. Firms must maintain their level of excellence to retain membership within Lex Mundi.

Through close collaboration, information-sharing, training and inter-firm initiatives, the Lex Mundi network is an assurance of connected, on-the ground expertise in every market in which a client needs to operate. Working together, Lex Mundi members are able to seamlessly handle their clients’ most challenging cross-border transactions and disputes.

Member law firms are located throughout Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and the Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean and North America. Through Lex Mundi’s nonprofit affiliate, the Lex Mundi Pro Bono Foundation, members also provide pro bono legal assistance to social entrepreneurs around the globe.

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