Feb 15,2018 / News / Johannesburg Seminar

Doing business in Africa is associated with diverse challenges and risks and must accordingly be founded on a strong legal base.
Werksmans is a founding member of the LEX Africa Alliance and, together with its colleagues from other LEX Africa member firms, will provide an update on various hot topics and legal issues in Africa for 2018.
Join us for an interactive debate on Africa at Werksmans Attorneys.

 

AGENDA:

  • INTRODUCTION AND WELCOME

Speaker: Pieter Steyn, Werksmans Director and Chairperson of LEX Africa.

  • NIGERIA – THE FUTURE OF AFRICA’S LARGEST ECONOMY

Speakers:
Osayaba Giwa‑Osagie,
Senior Partner of Nigerian LEX Africa member Giwa‑Osagie & Co.
Dianna Games, CEO of Africa@Work and Executive Director of the South Africa-Nigeria Chamber of Commerce

  • AFRICAN PRIVATE EQUITY 2018 – INSIGHTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

Speakers: 
Shayne Krige,
Werksmans Director and head of the Werksmans Africa Practice Group.
Osayaba Giwa‑Osagie,
Senior Partner, of Nigerian LEX Africa member Giwa‑Osagie & Co.
Sternford Moyo,
Senior Partner of Zimbabwean LEX Africa member Scanlen & Holderness.
Alice Namuli,
partner of Ugandan LEX Africa member, Katende, Ssempebwa & Co.
Tanya van Lill, CEO of the South Africa Venture Capital and Private Equity Association

  • ZIMBABWE – A POST MUGABE FORECAST

Speakers:
Sternford Moyo,
Senior Partner of Zimbabwean LEX Africa member Scanlen & Holderness.
Dianna Games,
CEO of Africa@Work

  • IN DEPTH DISCUSSION ON the investment climate in MOZAMBIQUE AND ZAMBIA

Speakers:
Pedro Couto,
Senior Partner of Mozambican LEX Africa member Couto, Graça Associados.
Sharon Sakuwaha,
partner of Zambian LEX Africa member Corpus Legal Practitioners.
Dianna Games, CEO of Africa@Work

  • DISCUSSION AND COCKTAILS