Operating from our offices in New York, Washington, D.C., London, and Paris, attorneys in C&G’s Africa practice provide seamless representation to African and international clients in the oil & gas, mining and metals, technology, and financial services sectors.
Our transactional representations have included advising on financing and operating midstream oil and gas projects in Nigeria and Ethiopia, establishing a media company in Kenya, representing a consortium bidding on an energy project in Nigeria, advising on the development of a pipeline in East Africa, advising on gold derivatives transactions in South Africa, and representing an international oil company in transactions in North Africa and the Middle East.
Our litigators have represented clients in numerous international arbitrations and cross-border litigations relating to Africa, and we have extensive experience providing strategic advice relating to U.S. economic/OFAC sanctions, EU economic sanctions, export controls, anti-money laundering (AML) laws and regulations, international cooperation and anti-corruption/anti-bribery laws, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), the U.K. Bribery Act, and French anti-bribery regulations. We also have advised clients on tax and technology matters relating to African jurisdictions and clients.
The practice is led by partner Kwaku Andoh, who is based in New York but travels frequently to the continent.