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Event Jun 03 - Sep 03, 2020

Africa Insight Webinar Series

Shearman & Sterling is hosting a series of live webinars, focusing on Africa, where our multidisciplinary team of lawyers will explore the future challenges, opportunities and risks facing those doing business across the African continent.

We invite you to watch Part 2 of this series, where our multidisciplinary team of lawyers and guest speakers will discuss the impact of COVID-19 and a low oil price on the oil & gas sector in Africa.

We will announce details of Part 3 of this series in due course.

Part 2 | Is a Combination of COVID-19 and a Low Oil Price a Turning Point for the Oil & Gas Sector in Africa?

Moderator: Iain Elder

Speakers: Lachlan Clancy, Samuel Ogunlaja, Paul Eardley-Taylor (Standard Bank), Elitsa Georgieva (CITAC)

Watch "Part 2 | Is a Combination of COVID-19 and a Low Oil Price a Turning Point for the Oil & Gas Sector in Africa?" on-demand.


Part 1 | Contractual and Legal Provisions Relevant to COVID-19 

Moderator: Iain Elder

Speakers: Lachlan Poustie, Tsegaye Laurendeau and Samuel Ogunlaja

  • How force majeure works under an English law governed contract and the civil law equivalent
  • Other contractual provisions and legal concepts under English law and civil law that should be considered in light of COVID-19
  • What steps you should be taking if performance under a contract is prevented by COVID-19 
  • Whether COVID-19 is an insurable event 
  • The consequences we are likely to see arising under contracts due to COVID-19

Watch "Part 1 | Contractual and Legal Provisions Relevant to COVID-19" on-demand.


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