This issue is filled with great insights and expert commentary on areas that are relevant to the legal landscape and highlight how the business community is embracing technology, media and telecommunications. There are various topics covered, from new ways of working and digital transformation in the finance sector to data protection regulatory updates and guidance. We also have a series of articles that focus on e-commerce across a number of jurisdictions.
You will also find insights from our lawyers around real estate analytics, tech trends, and data centres.
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Ahmed Amonette is a U.S. qualified attorney practicing in the firm’s Regional Financial Crime practice and has extensive experience advising clients on white-collar matters with a nexus to the MENA region, as well as providing strategic counsel to clients seeking to mitigate their regulatory, criminal and reputational risk in the areas of anti-money laundering (AML) and anti-bribery and corruption.
Mr. Amonette also has extensive experience advising clients on U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act compliance, U.S. anti-terrorism laws, and US sanctions laws administered and enforced by the Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC).
Prior to joining Al Tamimi, Mr. Amonette was as an associate with a regional law firm in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia where he advised on a number of regulatory mandates on behalf of governmental entities and government owned companies, including the Saudi Ministry of Finance. He also worked as an associate with an international boutique litigation firm based in Washington, DC where his practice focused primarily on the representation of clients in high-profile cross-border litigation matters and international disputes connected to the MENA region.
2009 – Juris Doctor, University of Tulsa College of Law
2006 – Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, University of Denver
2012 – District of Columbia, United States.