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Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa reaches financial close on biggest solar farm in west Africa

18th October 2018 Global law firm, Norton Rose Fulbright, has successfully closed the financing facilities on a 50MW solar PV plant in Sikasso, Mali for the first French green Independent Power Producer, Akuo Energy. The Kita solar farm is its first project to begin construction in Africa and is the largest in... 

Investment affected by environmental impact compliance

By: Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage     7th September 2018 South African oil refineries need to be aware of their impact on the environment to comply with changing legislation and to further investment opportunities, states Norton Rose Fulbright insurance litigation director Caroline Theodosiou. “Oil refineries need to ensure that if they are increasing... 

Spotlight on CTC and potential legal inconsistencies

By: Jessica Oosthuizen     31st August 2018 The Cape Town Convention (CTC) on International Interests in Mobile Equipment is receiving a lot of attention from the legal industry in terms of how South Africa has incorporated it and how certain remedies provided for therein are enforced in the aviation industry, says global law firm Norton... 

Safety issues must be addressed – law firm

By: Jessica Oosthuizen     1st June 2018 Safety is a massive problem in the rail industry in South Africa and it must be dealt with, says global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright director and head of rail David Kapelus. Ageing infrastructure and unlawful activity contribute to the country’s rail safety problems, with significant problems... 

Proper dredging, correct dredge depths critical

By: Jessica Oosthuizen     30th March 2018 It is imperative that harbours are properly dredged and channels are kept open to facilitate smooth port operations, says global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright director and transport head Andrew Robinson. “Dredging is a much more complicated process than many people realise and the fact that a... 

Firms joining forces to raise $500m for mining projects, particularly in Africa

By: Ilan Solomons     18th August 2017 Mining investment advisory company MX Mining Capital Advisors and law firm Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa are collaborating to assist in raising about $500-million in finance for mining projects worldwide and for Africa based ones in particularly. MX Mining is focused on raising capital and... 

Growthpoint concludes R1.6bn acquisition of Tiber

By: Natalie Greve     4th March 2014 Following the Competition Commission’s approval of Growthpoint Properties’  proposed acquisition of counterpart the Tiber Group, the R6.1-billion transaction became effective on Tuesday, when the acquired company’s properties and shares were officially transferred. The acquired portfolio spanned... 

Growthpoint to acquire Tiber property portfolio, management business for R6.6bn

By: Creamer Media Reporter      18th November 2013 JSE-listed Growthpoint Properties will acquire Tiber Group’s entire property portfolio and its management business for R6.6-billion – Growthpoint’s largest single acquisition to date. The portfolio spans 320 000 m2 of mainly P- and A-grade office space concentrated in Sandton and its surrounds,... 

Govt to focus on gas and nuclear development in SA – Norton Rose

By: Samantha Herbst     8th February 2013 The draft Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act (MPRDA) Amendment Bill, which was published for public comment in December, indicates some far-reaching changes in the future, including the possibility of creating a regulatory environment to enable and facilitate exploration for and... 


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