Investment Protection Bill of South Africa

News 03 May 2016
Investment Protection Bill of South Africa

To provide for the protection of investors and their investments; to achieve a balance of rights and obligations that apply to all investors; and to provide for matters connected therewith”.

The above statement summaries what the new investment protection bill of South Africa entails. South African Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies: “South Africa offers extensive protection to investment, both domestic and foreign, through the Constitution, and other pieces of legislation that affect investment. Minister Davies further states that the Bill builds on the already robust investor protection by clarifying – and bringing into alignment – standards of protection routinely found in international investment treaties with South Africa’s legal framework”


Ms. Xolelwa Mlumbi-Peter, Deputy Director General of the International Trade and Economic Development Division (ITED), Department of Trade & Industry is leading a delegation to the UAE  to present South Africa’s new Investment Bill to the investment & business community of the UAE.


Kindly find attached the invitation on behalf of the South African Consulate General – Dubai & the dti to join us for a breakfast event (9 – 11 AM) on 11 MAY 2016 where we will discuss the new investment protection bill of South Africa.


Please RSVP by filling the registration form here before 9 MAY 2016 to get exact venue/location details. If the link does not work, please copy paste this [ ] to your browser OR email on

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