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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 US-EAC Cooperation Agreement and Expanded Opportunities in Africa

Since launching this blog in August 2014, many members of Greenberg Traurig’s Africa Practice have delivered a number of useful posts about the investment potential and pitfalls awaiting those of us interested in doing business in Africa. Posts about treaty regimes in many Africa countries provide useful introductions to the legal landscapes in many African … Continue Reading

Multinational Organizations Facilitate Business in Africa

The continent of Africa boasts several noteworthy and robust multinational organizations with unique legal characteristics, many of which have the stated goals of increasing or facilitating international investment and business activities. Some of these organizations, however, might not be as well-known as others. The high profile African Union often makes headlines during the assembly of … Continue Reading