As we witness the evolution of the regulatory landscape across the MENA region, it was timely for us to investigate and lift the lid, on what is keeping the region’s legal decision-makers awake at night.
Our first-of-its-kind report titled Legal Leaders in MENA is out now! It captures the views of 700 legal decision-makers across nine countries and 13 industry sectors in MENA, as well as in-depth interviews with experts from key sectors such as financial services and education to name a few, which revealed the emerging risks and priorities challenging the legal sector across the region.
Read the full report and share your feedback with us at email@example.com.Read the full report
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.