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French food group expands African interests with stake in Kenyan dairy firm

French food group Danone has bought a 40% stake in a leading dairy producer in East Africa as part of its strategy to expand investment into new markets. 21 Jul 2014

Out-Law Guides

  • Managing automotive recalls in China

    Automotive manufacturers selling vehicles in China are subject to strict rules governing product safety and must follow procedures set by a regulator when undertaking recalls. Manufacturers face financial losses, regulatory fines and significant reputational...

  • Third party contracts and bank ring-fencing

    This is one of a  series of guides  on issues connected to ring-fencing and banking reform faced by banks. Other guides cover issues such as tax, real estate, employment, pensions, litigation and competition considerations.

  • Ensuring continuity of supply in a crisis

    This guide was last updated in August 2011.

  • Transferring supply chain contracts

    If the assets of a company are taken over or the company merges with another, this will affect its legal identity. When this happens, any contracts which that company is a party to will need to be adjusted so that any rights and obligations it has will transfer...

Companies engaging with Iran's energy sector must guard against sanctions and bribery risks

Companies planning to engage with Iran's energy sector must safeguard against sanctions requirements and bribery risks if they are to avoid serious penalties, a legal expert has said. 25 Jun 2014

Tech businesses need 'flexible, scalable, cost-effective and risk tolerant' supply chains to grow

The shortening of technology product lifecycles is driving a need for businesses to reconfigure their supply chains, especially when operating in emerging markets such as China, according to a new report. 13 Jun 2014

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