This article highlights the key features of the local content law applicable in the upstream petroleum industry in Ghana as well as the practical and conceptual challenges arising from its implementation. Click on the link below to read the full article. LOCAL CONTENT IN THE UPSTREAM PETROLEUM INDUSTRY IN GHANA

INTRODUCTION The Special Chamber of the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) on September 23, 2017 delivered its judgment in respect of the maritime dispute between the Republic of Ghana (Ghana) and the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire (Côte d’Ivoire). The dispute resulted in cessation of some petroleum activities in the T.E.N. fields in […]

The courtroom setting Three thuds on the door leading to the Judge’s chambers followed by the cry of ALL RISE! is typically how a court session begins in Ghana. A Ghanaian courtroom is most often a public place except in some instances (e.g. in divorce proceedings, other family law related matters and by an application […]

Satellites One of the definitions of a satellite, which is of particular relevance to this article, is a machine launched into space and moving around the earth. Of its various uses and applications, whether owned and operated by governments or businesses, the satellite may be used to capture high-definition images of our planet, Earth. The […]

The Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has published draft directives on the ownership and use of drones in Ghana. The draft is entitled GHANA CIVIL AVIATION (SAFETY) DIRECTIVES, 2016 PART 28-REMOTELY PILOTED AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS. Under the Directives, drones come under what has been termed, Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS). For the purpose of this article, […]

“It should be valuable from an educational stand-point by making it clear to the directors that forming a limited liability company and becoming directors of it is an important step and not just something that they can perfunctorily leave to be done for them in lawyer’s or accountant’s office.” (Page 46 of Prof. L.C.B. Gower’s […]