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August Trade Mission to Ethiopia and Kenya

Greenberg Traurig participated in the Corporate Council on Africa’s Trade Mission to Ethiopia and Kenya during the week of August 15. While a primary focus of the trip was the agribusiness sector, private investment in manufacturing and infrastructure (including power) were also identified as vital to each economy. Vicky McPherson, a shareholder based in Washington, D.C. and … Continue Reading

The Growing African Transportation Frontier: Lessons from an ABA Section of International Law Panel

The American Bar Association Section of International Law held its 2015 Spring Meeting from April 28 to May 2, 2015, in Washington, DC.  In keeping with the theme of the meeting, “The Times They Are A-Changin’: The New Lyrics of International Law and Practice,” I served as the program chair and moderator of a panel … Continue Reading

U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit Brings U.S. and African Transportation Leaders to Chicago

As a prequel to the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, from July 30 to August 1, Ministers of Transport from Algeria, Angola, Ethiopia, Nigeria and South Africa joined U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx, Assistant Secretary for Aviation and International Affairs (USDOT) Susan Kurland, and Director Leocadia Zak of the U.S. Trade and Development Agency in Chicago … Continue Reading