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May 2018

Financial Times Nigeria Summit; Dispelling Uncertainty and Building Resilience

31 May 2018

Location: EKO Hotel, Plot 1415 Adetokunbo Ademola Street, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria

The FT Nigeria Summit will shine a light on the country’s complex economic and investment climate. The agenda will focus on how Nigeria can diversify away from oil dependency, deliver long-term inclusive growth and realize its ambition to become Africa’s economic powerhouse.

Please go to: https://live.ft.com/Events/2018/FT-Nigeria-Summit


June 2018

British Nigeria Law Forum Annual General Meeting & Election

5 June 2018

Location: Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, Adelaide House, London, EC4R 9HA

The British Nigeria Law Forum will hold their general meeting and elections in London. Partner at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP, and Environmental Law Specialist, Mr Aidan Thomson will discuss the case, Okpabi & others v Royal Dutch Shell Plc & Shell Petroleum Development Co of Nigeria Ltd. Also, Elections will be held for various Executive Officer Positions as well as committee member positions for which BNLF members can vote and stand for election. Attendees will also have networking opportunities.

Please go to: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/british-nigeria-law-forum-annual-general-meeting-election-5-june-2018-tickets-45887134655

IBA 17th Annual International Merger & Acquisition Conference

5-6 June 2018

Location: The Plaza, New York

This conference will allow attendees to gain business intelligence on evolving issues in the market and exploit the opportunities they present while also allowing them to build invaluable international connections through unparalleled networking opportunities with leading M&A professionals from around the world.

Please go to: https://www.ibanet.org/Conferences/conf854.aspx

4th Annual Investing in Africa Conference

20–22 June 2018

Location: Grange St Paul’s Hotel, London, England

The International Bar Association is holding its 4th Annual Investing In Africa Conference in London. Speakers from many different law firms will be talking about topics such as Lusophone Africa: growing beyond oil and gas and mining, Investing in Francophone Africa: growing beyond language barriers and Africa-originated metals and minerals: issues and guidelines. There will also be networking opportunities at the Conference Dinner.

Please go to: https://www.ibanet.org/Conferences/conf891.aspx

8th Zambia International Mining and Energy Conference & Exhibition

21 – 22 June 2018

Location: Lusaka, Zambia

With the current theme “Invest in Zambia – Generating Value, Diversity and Growth Through Collaboration” and committed to affecting sustainable change for the mining and energy sectors in Zambia, ZIMEC is back for its 8th edition showcasing the dynamism and progress of the extractive industry and serving the region’s mining and energy communities with an authoritative and lucrative platform to brand, learn and synergise with the promulgators of the industry.

Please go to: http://ametrade.org/zimeczambia/#utm_source=African_Business&utm_medium=728X90_Banner

Africa Trade & Investment Global Summit (ATIGS) 2018

Theme: "Driving Trade, Unleashing Investment and Enhancing Economic Development: the Gateway to African Markets"

24 – 26 June 2018

Location: World Trade Center Washington D.C,

ATIGS 2018 edition will gather key economic players from more than 70 countries, including government delegations, high-profile African business leaders, project developers and international investors. The event will cover 16 economic sectors, particularly manufacturing, agribusiness, power, construction, transportation, IT, health, fintech, tourism, telecoms, and natural resources sectors.

Please go to: http://atigs2018.com/delegate-registration/

Nigerian Bar Association, Section on Business Law, 12th Annual Business Law Conference.

27 – 29 June 2018

Location: Transcorp Hilton, Abuja, Nigeria  

The Nigeria Bar Association Section on Business Law will be having its 12th Annual Conference. This year's theme is “Bringing down the Barriers; The law as a vehicle for intra-Africa Trade”.

Please go to: http://www.nbasblconference.org/cs/ 

September 2018

MLDI West Africa Freedom of Expression and Digital Rights Litigation Workshop 2018 for English-speaking lawyers

3-7 September 2018

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

This litigation workshop will equip participants with THE skills and knowledge to litigate using national and international laws. It will also look to assist and develop working relationships amongst lawyers undertaking cases relevant to the workshop, such as those involving online media.

Please go to: https://www.mediadefence.org/news/call-applications-west-africa-freedom-expression-digital-rights-litigation-workshop