Issues to be Addressed at This Event:

•      Updates to South Africa's oil and gas regulations in light of game changing shale discoveries and recent major changes passed in Parliament, with presentations of case studies of joint operating agreements under the South Africa context
•      Legal and fiscal regime of the oil and gas industry in Tanzania and key drivers behind recent changes in frameworks and fiscal incentives, including case studies of PSCs and agreements from TPDC
•      Amendments and updates in Mozambique's oil and gas regulations
•      Amendments and updates in other active oil and gas jurisdictions
•      Understanding the latest tax and other onerous fiscal obligations in major and emerging oil and gas hubs in Africa
•      Case Studies of legal issues to look out for surrounding O&G infrastructure projects such as major pipeline undertakings between countries
•      Best practice strategies in managing production sharing contracts
•      Best practice strategies in dealing with joint operating agreements
•      Important principles and procedures for managing oil and gas contracts
•      Negotiation techniques in managing difficult and complex contracts and scenarios
•      Issues in arbitration and dispute resolution when navigating through legal grey areas
•      Mergers and acquisitions in oil and gas industry and criteria for a sound partnership in E&P projects
•      Steps to mitigate risks from environmental lawsuits, especially so as Africa has 5 of the top 10 polluters by volume for flare gas
•      Compliance and enforcement Issues
•      Risk Allocation in oil and gas contracts
•      New developments in international arbitration
•      Litigating against government Agencies
•      Checklists of dos and don'ts
•      Review of common problems associated with industry contracts including Operating Agreements, Asset Sale and Purchase Agreements, Farmouts and Exploration Agreements, Industry Service Agreements and other types of Oil & Gas Industry Contracts