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We are excited to share the latest edition of the Law Update, beautifully and appropriately titled “Sustainable Horizons: The Saudi Arabian Vision.” Giving special honor to the Kingdom’s 2030 vision, this update focuses on a collection of both informative and inspiring articles.
For those in construction, you can learn about how the tendering environment impacts risk-pricing for contractors, the updates on the legal framework of the construction industry and how contractors can protect themselves against financial difficulties.
There is good news too from the kingdom’s banking sector, from which the practice of “Open Banking” is being pushed for! But what is open banking? We’re answering that too.
Also . . . Are there any women trail blazers in Saudi Arabia you can name? We’ll help you with that. We cover how the Middle East has been making strides in empowering women in the entrepreneurial space,most notably in STEM fields.Read the full edition
Ahmed Amonette is a U.S. qualified attorney and legal advisor based in Al Tamimi & Company’s Riyadh, Saudi Arabia office.
Ahmed’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation and arbitration, cross-border dispute resolution, and financial fraud. He has represented and advised clients on a wide-range of civil, criminal and investigative matters, including multi-jurisdictional matters requiring the coordination of legal strategies.
Ahmed’s international experience, common law background and fluency in the Arabic language, combined with his knowledge of the Saudi legal framework makes him an invaluable asset to his client’s in developing and implementing their legal strategies.
Ahmed also has extensive experience 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.
Prior to joining Al Tamimi, Ahmed 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 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.
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