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Received by NSD/FARA Registration Unit 01 /27/2017 1:48:28 PM 8. Describe fully the activities the registrant engages in or proposes to engage in on behalf ofthe above foreign principal. Activities may include meetings with members of Congress, their staffs, and executive branch officials to broaden government outreach and acknowledge the importance of the nations' bilateral re)ationship r including intelligence gathering, broadening state-level interaction and implementing fact-based content creation. Will conduct research on issues of concern to the principal and provide counsel tothe principal on developments in Congress, the executive branch and with members of the press. 9. Will the activities on behalf of the above foreign principal include political activities as defined in Section 1(6) of the Act and in the footnote below? Yes g| No • If yes, describe all such political activities indicating, among other things, the relations, interests or policies to bo influenced together with the means to be employed toachieve this purpose. Activities may include meetings with members of Congress, their staffs, and executive branch officials toensure that US policy makers appreciate the specific value of the US-Ethiopia partnership and its criticalI importance to the economic and security interests of the US. SGR will also provide other public affairs activities and services as agreed. EXECUTION In accordance with 28 U.S.C. § 1746, the undersigned swears or affirms under penaity of perjury thai he/she has readthe information set forth in this.Exhibit B to tlie regisfratton statement and that he/she is familiar with the contents thereof and that suoh contents are in their entirety true and accurate to the bes t of his/her knowledge and belief. Date of Exhibit B Name and Title Greg Lowman, Partner Signatu •Footnote: "Polilicat artiyity, - ' jts tlefincd in Section J(p) ofthe Act, mcnnsniiy activity.which the rwrson engaging in heUeverwill, or that the person intends to;in any way influence anyagency oipfficial ortlKsGovCftiniait of tte United-Slates or erry section of the public within thelJiiited Stales with reference to formulating,adapting.-or diangingte domestic or foreign' policies ofthe United States, or with reference In the political or public interests, policies, or relations of a government of a foreign country or a foreign political party.

eceived by NSD/FARA Registration Unit 01/27/2017 1:48:28 PM MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING By this Agreement entered into on this 18 day of January 2017, between S.G.R. LLC, GOVERNMENT RELATIONS AND LOBBYING (hereinto referred to as "SGR") and The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, (hereinto referred to as "CLIENT"), the Parties agree as follows: 1. Scope of Employment: SGR will work with the CLIENT to develop and execute a public affairs plan to enhance the dialogue and relationships with policymakers, media, opinion leaders, and business leaders. The campaign will promote a better understanding of Ethiopia's political, social, and economic environment. SGR will work to strengthen U.S-Ethiopia business outreach and grow foreign direct investment in Ethiopia. 2. Term: This Agreement takes effect January 18, 2017 and continues in force through January 18, 2018, at which time the engagement can be extended upon mutual agreement of the parties. 3. Compensation: As compensation for the performance of the services described above, SGR will be paid $150,000/month. Payment would be due on a quarterly basis at the beginning of each quarter. Additional campaign expenses, such as paid advertising and travel would be approved by CLIENT in advance and require an upfront deposit. All payments are to be wired to: Wells Fargo Bank N.A. 1300 I St. NW Swift Code:^^Q^^B|BSfm£mfPI Credit to: S^GJ^^LCGOVERNMENT RELATIONS AND LOBBYING 4. Termination of Services: After July 18, 2017, either party may terminate this agreement with 15-days written notice. If neither party exercises this option as of July 18, 2017, the agreement is immediately renewed for the next six months until January 18,2018. 5. Confidentiality: SGR agrees to maintain confidentiality of the provisions of this Agreement and any ofthe confidential information concerning the business, affairs, directors or employees of the CLIENT that comes into its possession during its performance ofthe services and not to use any such information for any purpose other than that for which it was provided, The provisions of the Article shall survive termination of this agreement. SGR will only release such information when required by federal, state, or local law or a valid court or regulatory agency order.

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