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Eversheds Sutherland Africa Group - events

Our Africa legal lawyers provides thought-leading briefings and conferences, to help practitioners develop their understanding of law and regulation across the Africa market. We work with experts to help organisations understand new legal requirements prior to implementation dates.

You will find below information on upcoming events.

Upcoming events

Eversheds Sutherland Africa Alliance Summit 2019

Date: 10-11 December 2019

Venue: Hotel The Residence Tunisa, La Marsa, Tunisia, 2070

Client event : A two-day Francophone Africa Summit with Eversheds Sutherland Africa Alliance members meeting on the first day and Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) conference for in-house counsel on the second day. The ACC conference will include presentations and panel discussions to ACC and ESAA members on the following topics:

  • in-house counsel skills and development
  • financial institution and difficulty to hire legal counsel in Africa
  • competition committee: role, status and prerogative
  • recent trends in structuring M&A transactions in North Africa
  • legal challenges in the Oil & Gas sector in Tunisia 
  • crisis management and litigation prevention

Note: Both events will be held in French.

For more information, please contact  Farès Koussay El Heni or Wesley Pydiamah.

Past events

Cybersecurity: Securing Africa’s Businesses

Date: 11 September 2019

Venue: Eversheds Sutherland, 1 Wood Street, London, EC2V 7WS

Client event : Africa is a region often overlooked when it comes to cybersecurity. Although cyber infrastructure is not as developed as in other regions, African companies must look to secure their business in order to protect from data leaks and cyber-attacks, such as the Wannacry ransomware in 2017.

How best then to protect from cyber-attacks?

Invest Africa and Eversheds Sutherland invite you to join the discussion with industry leaders, tech experts, and businesses on the cutting edge of cybersecurity in London and across Africa.

Invest Africa will be collecting your details once registered for event purposes only.

Register your interest

Update on PPP in Africa

Date: 29 June 2018

Venue: Eversheds Paris LLP, 8 place d’Iena 75008 Paris

Client seminar: Update on PPP in Africa with a focus on solar energy projects. With the participation of AFD - Agence Française du Développement.

For more  information please contact John Kemkers.

AfricaArb

Date: 16 June 2018

Venue: Eversheds Paris LLP, 8 place d’Iena 75008 Paris

Kick-off event/conference : AfricArb is an association of arbitration practitioners sharing an interest in promoting arbitration in Africa. The event attracted more than 100 attendees.

Wesley Pydiamah / Athina Fouchard are founding members of the association.