The Legal Implications of Money Movement in Africa

Date: 12/03/2012
Time: 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Location: The Puck Building, Mulberry Conference Room, 3072
295 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10012-9604  map

The Legal Implications of Money Movement in Africa
Presented by Wagner Student Alliance for Africa (WSAFA)

This event, constructed of two parts, will discuss the overall aspect of remittances (Money flowing into Africa from all around the world) and the international aspects of such.

The purpose of this event is to show that remittances have overtaken FDI (Foreign Direct Investment) and ODA (Official Debt Assistance).

About the Speaker, Dr. Felix Lessambo

Dr. Felix Lessambo is a professor at St. John’s University’s Peter J. Tobin College of Business. He specializes in the areas of International Tax, International Finance, Capital Market Institutions, Financial Statements Analysis, Transfer pricing, and European Union Tax. He has authored three books (i) Taxation of International Business Transactions, (ii) Fundamentals of European Union Direct Tax, and (iii) Fundamentals of Hedge funds: Alternative Investment Vehicles. Dr. Lessambo is also the co-author of two Best-selling BNA Special reports on Real Estate Investment Trusts, and Hedge Funds. He lectures on the areas of expertise aforementioned and provides consulting services to entities.

Dr. Lessambo’s academic interests include, but are not limited to, the following areas: Corporate Finance; International Business Banking Institutions; Capital Markets & Institutions; International Business Structuring with the EU, China and the Far East.
His areas of Consulting extend to Contract laws (Common law and civil law), Corporate laws, Private Equity.

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