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Cross- Border Interconnection Regulations for the East African Community and the Southern African Development Community

Cross- Border Interconnection Regulations for the East African Community and the Southern African Development Community

East African Community (EAC) and Southern African Development Community (SADC) member countries currently pay overseas carriers to exchange local (intra-continental) traffic on their behalf, resulting in a costly, slow and inefficient exchange of African inter-country traffic via overseas hubs. With the objective of promoting the exchange of intra-Africa internet traffic within the continent, Nathan delivered policy and regulatory, commercial, and technical advice to the member states. We developed the Regional Interconnection Policies, Regulations, and Guidelines. This project facilitated cross-border broadband interconnections among EAC and SADC member states by improving policy for cross-border broadband interconnections in the region. Nathan completed the ...
Cap Haitien Customs Support Project

Cap Haitien Customs Support Project

Cap Haitien Port, Haiti, 2017. Photo: Minnie Lanting Through this USAID-funded project, Nathan is working with the Haiti Administration Générale des Douanes (AGD) to analyze and improve customs operations in the areas of organizational structure, human resources, technology and infrastructure, and operational procedures. In addition, Nathan experts are analyzing customs clearance procedures, identifying ICT needs and procuring required hardware and software to help improve governance and revenue collection and reduce corruption. Nathan is also actively working with the AGD to ensure that customs operations accommodate gender dimensions of trade and logistics. Nathan has trained several customs officials on trade facilitation ...
Colombia, Antioquia Market Study

Colombia, Antioquia Market Study

A private developer is in the process of developing Puerto Antioquia, a multipurpose port facility with an estimated investment of US $400 million, located in the Gulf of Uraba on Colombia’s Caribbean Coast and near the city of Turbo. The project has been granted an exclusive right over an offshore area of 130 hectares pursuant to a 30-year concession, in conjunction with onshore facilities that will be constructed on 38 hectares of private land. Nathan and Deloitte were hired to conduct an independent market study and assess the project’s rationale and the business plan supporting the development of port. Nathan ...
Haiti Port Regulatory Strengthening

Haiti Port Regulatory Strengthening

With the objective of promoting economic growth in the north, USAID is working with Haiti’s National Port Authority (APN) to assist Cap Haitien Port in establishing modern container and bulk cargo services that align with Haiti’s vision of being a modern economy and valued trade partner. The main objective is to ensure that port regulation does not prove to be an obstacle to future port efficiency. Nathan was contracted to provide technical assistance on this project, which is one of four key interventions designed to help modernize the port. During mobilization, Nathan established a field office in Cap Haitien and ...
Malawi Innovation Challenge Fund

Malawi Innovation Challenge Fund

Malawi remains one of the least developed countries in the Sub-Saharan region, with a GDP per capita of $260. It ranks 153 of the 169 countries, according to UNDP Human Development Indicators. The economy remains highly dependent on agriculture, which contributes to around 34% of GDP, supports 85% of the population and produces over 80% of exports (driven by commodities such as tobacco, tea and cotton); nearly all of it is attributed to smallholder agriculture, with low inputs, dependence on rains and declining soil fertility. Manufacturing accounts for only 8% of GDP, relying on the processing of agricultural commodities (tea, ...
Employment Discrimination Cases

Employment Discrimination Cases

Nathan Associates experts have substantial experience providing expert analysis and testimony in cases and projects involving discrimination matters, including single- and multiple-plaintiff cases, and class actions. The cases listed below are representative of past engagements of our experts. RACE DISCRIMINATION Employees v. National Chain Restaurant Dr. Chen Song provided consulting and expert witness services to defendant’s counsel in a case involving alleged class action race discrimination in promotion. She created analytical databases from human resource files, analyzed data, and wrote a declaration to assist counsel with motion for summary judgment. Employee v. Global Defense, Security and Aerospace Systems Company Dr ...
Crown Automobile Co., Inc. v. Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC

Crown Automobile Co., Inc. v. Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC

Circuit Court of Jefferson County, Alabama, Birmingham Division Sue Heinemann acted as the expert witness on behalf of defendant concerning valuation of a Mercedes and Infiniti dealership in Birmingham, Alabama. Ms. Heinemann performed a detailed review of dealer financial statements and a forensic investigation into other income reported, and provided assistance at mediation ...
Trademark, Trade Dress, or Trade Secret Cases in the United States

Trademark, Trade Dress, or Trade Secret Cases in the United States

Nathan Associates experts have substantial experience in providing expert analysis and testimony in cases and projects involving trademarks, trade dress, trade secrets, false advertising, and other Lanham Act issues. The cases listed below are representative of the past engagements of the firm. Advanced Analytics Inc., v. Citigroup Global Markets, Inc.Senior Vice President Russell Mangum acted as the expert witness on behalf of the plaintiff. He estimated damages related to alleged misappropriation of trade secrets pertaining to mathematical simulations for the pricing of mortgage-backed securities. American Bio Medica Corporation v. Phamatech, Inc.Senior Vice President Stephen Schneider submitted a declaration as the ...