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New draft Afsa International Arbitration Rules published
New draft Afsa International Arbitration Rules publishedArticle

In December 2017, South Africa's International Arbitration Act (IA Act) came into operation. The IA Act incorporated the UNCITRAL Model Law and was intended to bring South Africa's international arbitration laws in line with international standards...

Jackie Lafleur 7 Sep 2020

SA's new International Arbitration Bill excludes public bodies from confidentiality
SA's new International Arbitration Bill excludes public bodies from confidentialityArticle

Contrary to other jurisdictions, the International Arbitration Bill of South Africa 2017 specifically contains a provision that excludes public bodies from the more usual confidentiality clause ie the case must be heard in public...

Jackwell Feris 19 Jun 2017

International arbitration in Mauritius
International arbitration in MauritiusArticle

Arbitration has been firmly established in Mauritius since the Constitution of 1791 and the island has travelled a long way since then. The Mauritian jurisdiction is now moving ahead to establish itself as a jurisdiction of choice for international arbitration. The island is a logical choice as it is a safe, stable and democratic jurisdiction where the Rule of Law prevails with regular democratic elections entrenching the separation of powers. Mauritius has also in the last twenty years developed into an international financial centre attracting international business and finance to its shores. It is a corollary of any decent international financial centre to provide to the investors, shareholders and business entities using it, for ways and means to settle their disputes when the latter arise.

Marc Hein 23 Jan 2014

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