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This page is dedicated to keeping readers informed of the latest news and thought leadership articles from law firms across the globe.

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Articles contributed by GENI & KEBE

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JEUNE AFRIQUE NAMES GENI & KEBE PARTNER, MOUHAMED KEBE, ONE OF FRANCOPHONE AFRICA’S TOP 50 LAWYERS

February 2017 - Corporate & Commercial . Legal Developments by GENI & KEBE.

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Mouhamed Kebe, Managing Partner of law firm GENI & KEBE, has been named as one of 2016’s top 50 business lawyers in Francophone Africa by Jeune Afrique.

GENI & KEBE ADVISES COMPAGNIE AGRICOLE DE SAINT LOUIS ON €31.4 MILLION RICE PRODUCTION PROJECT

November 2016 - Projects, Energy & Natural Resources. Legal Developments by GENI & KEBE.

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Recognising the potential of Senegal’s agricultural industry, the African Development Bank and the European Investment Bank have funded a €31.4 million project to the Compagnie Agricole de Saint-Louis for rice production in Senegal.

MOUHAMED KEBE JOINS ISFIN BOARD TO CONSOLIDATE WEST AFRICA

June 2016 - Finance. Legal Developments by GENI & KEBE.

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Prof. Laurent Marliere, CEO of ISFIN, announced that prominent West African lawyer Mouhamed Kebe will join the advisory board of ISFIN. Mr Kebe is the Managing Partner of GENI & KEBE one of the largest players in the legal market in sub-Saharan Africa.

GENI & KEBE AND JICA WORKING TOGETHER FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF WEST AFRICA

April 2016 - Corporate & Commercial . Legal Developments by GENI & KEBE.

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The Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is the development arm of the Japanese government.On 15 April 2016, Mr Yuji Moriya, Country Representative for JICA and Mr Mouhamed Kebe, Managing Director of GENI & KEBE signed an agreement for GENI & KEBE to provide ongoing legal support to JICA for its development work in Cap Verde, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Mauritania and Senegal.

An overview of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)

April 2016 - Corporate & Commercial . Legal Developments by GENI & KEBE.

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1. THE U.S. FOREIGN CORRUPT PRACTICES ACT “FCPA”

The FCPA is a United States federal law, which prohibits payments of bribes to foreign officials to assist in obtaining or retaining business. These payments are not restricted to monetary forms and may include anything of value.

It is one of the anti-corruption laws that have been developed in some countries (also including the UK and Australia) that make an act to bribe an official in a foreign country a crime in the home country of the person or company who undertook the act of bribery.

The FCPA applies to any act by U.S. businesses, foreign corporations trading securities in the U.S., American nationals, citizens and residents acting in furtherance of a foreign corrupt practice whether or not they are physically present in the U.S. Additionally, the FCPA applies to any natural or legal person who has a certain degree of connection to the United States and engages in foreign corrupt practices.

The FCPA has two main provisions.

Legal consequences of employing domestic house staff in Senegal

April 2016 - Employment . Legal Developments by GENI & KEBE.

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