July 30, 2018 •
General, Opinion •
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Progress is inevitable. The first industrial revolution witnessed the emergence of mechanical production and the second was fuelled by electrically powered mass production. The third industrial revolution was driven by the internet and automated production....
June 14, 2018 •
General, Mining & Energy •
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Within developing economies, including Africa, there are growing opportunities to implement new technologies and localised energy generation systems, that could lead to innovation that will change how the world generates, stores and distributes power. This is...
Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in the technology and telecommunication sectors in Africa and the Middle East will more than quadruple in 2018, from 2017. This is according to Baker McKenzie’s Global Transaction Forecast, developed in...
July 31, 2017 •
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Baker McKenzie’s latest quarterly Cross-border M&A Index showed that there were no inbound technology deals in Africa in the second quarter of 2017. This is in comparison to global results, which noted a high volume of technology deals in the first half...
Baker McKenzie, a multinational law firm has launched a global version of its Dawn Raid App, a mobile application that, across 44 countries, including South Africa, provides clients experiencing a raid with real-time step-by-step guidance on their rights and...