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The future of Africa depends on the continent's ability to implement trade policies and align with other nations to enhance trade and development. Most African nations have been unable to join the ranks of the world's developed countries, and have failed to adopt policies that will increase trade and competition. Elesinmogun & Egwuatu aims to assist African companies capitalize on opportunities and minimize on risks when doing business in the USA and vice-versa. The practice conducts the necessary due diligence or "Know your customer documentation" for customers looking to engage in transatlantic business and multilateral agreements.

The firm also provides clients with competent immigration work especially for companies looking to transfer their staff and families to their US subsidiary or branch. Foreign investors have been cautious about investing in African countries because of corruption, armed conflicts and lack of the necessary information to facilitate trade. Elesinmogun & Egwuatu does all the groundwork for the companies to ensure that their risks are minimized and they take prudent steps in achieving their goals. There is a great opportunity to enhance multilateral business between the US and African countries. Elesinmogun & Egwuatu is a major conduit for facilitating advantageous transactions between the continents thereby improving social and business relations.

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David Elesinmogun, Esq.

David is a founding partner of Elesinmogun & Egwuatu. An attorney licensed in both the U.S and Nigeria with over 19 years of legal experience. He specializes in advising companies that are investing in the Nigerian and African market. David advises on compliance with U.S., Nigerian and international anti-corruption measures such as the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. David works with clients by developing anti-corruption compliance programs, performing due diligence , providing training and investigations on risky business practices.

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Obumneme Egwuatu, Esq.

Obumneme is a founding partner of Elesinmogun & Egwuatu. Mr. Egwuatu advises on compliance with U.S. and international anti-corruption measures such as the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act as well as U.S. anti-money laundering laws and export controls. Obumneme works with clients by developing anti-corruption compliance programs, performing due diligence , providing training and investigations on risky business practices.

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Helen Christian, Esq.

Helen is a Legal Practitioner in Elesinmogun & Egwuatu. She is a Law graduate of University of Calabar, and was admitted to the Nigerian Bar as a Solicitor and Advocate of the Supreme Court of Nigeria in 2007.

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Julius A. Ugese, Esq.

Julius Ugese is a senior associate at Elesinmogun & Egwuatu. Mr. Ugese is a law graduate of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and was called to the Nigerian Bar as a Barrister in 2003. His areas of practice are Real Estate, insolvency/receivership, debt recovery, corporate law and contract negotiation.

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Kayode Adeniji, Esq.

He is an associate in the firm and a law graduate from Lagos State University, Ojo. Kayode Adeniji was called to the Nigerian Bar as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria in 2008.

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Chinazo Egwuatu

Chinazo is a consultant solicitor at Elesinmogun & Egwuatu. She obtained her Law degree at University of London and subsequently attended London Metropolitan University where she completed her Legal Practice Course (LPC) with a Commendation.

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Lola Adekanye

Lola Adekanye is a licensed attorney in the State of New York and in Nigeria with a background in international development. Her expertise is in developing and implementing Corporate Ethics and Financial Regulatory Compliance systems and programs for companies in the global supply chain.

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