A new government indigenization and economic empowerment bill in Namibia has many white business owners pondering whether to leave the country or take court action.
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Private trade credit insurance agencies often struggle with insuring African risk due to the lack of available information.
France has threatened to prevent free trade talks scheduled between the European Union and the United States if the negotiations include movie and digital media.
Argentine authorities raided 70 locations in a slavery ring shakedown. The raids rescued over 200 victims of human trafficking who were forced to work in subhuman conditions.
An Egyptian court recently convicted 43 foreign and domestic non-governmental organization (NGO) employees for allegedly promoting democracy in Egypt without the appropriate documentation.
Members and guest speakers of the National Bar Association and the Constituency for Africa met on Capital Hill to talk about how to become more engaged in development and policy issues in Africa.
National Bar Association issues the Fall 2012/Winter 2013 Edition of the NBA Magazine
Too often merger control implications in Africa go unappreciated. Foreign investors do this at some risk as the consequences can be severe and include not only administrative but criminal penalties.
The ACLU has filed what it is calling a “first-of-its-kind” lawsuit against the state for allegedly failing to teach students to read at grade level.
Exchange controls in Venezuela have been in place since 2003. Multinationals now to buy gold (or some other commodity) abroad to avoid the country’s exchange control regime.