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Legal Affairs Committee Meeting Featuring Farhad Alavi on U.S. Sanctions in the Region - Compliance and Enforcement

DATE : December 11, 2018
TIME : 05:00 - 06:30


AmCham Abu Dhabi


Farhad  Alavi
Managing Partner
Akrivis Law Group PLLC
This discussion will focus on US sanctions issues with an update to recent changes, particularly with respect to regulations on Iran and Russia, as well as related compliance and enforcement trends and issues as they relate to businesses in the region and export controls.

Farhad  Alavi, an AmCham Abu Dhabi member, is Managing Partner of Akrivis Law Group PLLC in Washington, DC. His practice focuses on mainly on complex trade issues (including US sanctions, export controls, anti-corruption regulations, and compliance), as well as multinational investment, banking & finance. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center. Mr. Alavi has been interviewed by the BBC, CCTV, and US National Public Radio (NPR), and CCTV, and has been quoted in The New York Times, Financial Times, Washington Post, The National, and Arabian Business.

Mr. Alavi previously practiced in several prominent law firms in Washington, most notably Baker & McKenzie LLP and Holland & Knight LLP, where he also had a dual, concurrent appointment in the firm’s Abu Dhabi office. farhad-alavi.

AmCham Abu Dhabi membership is not required for this LAC meeting. Both AmCham Abu Dhabi Members and Non-Member Attorneys and Legal Consultants are warmly welcome to attend. This meeting continues LAC's tradition of service to AmCham Abu Dhabi’s members in particular and to the UAE legal community in general.

Please feel free to contact me at or with any questions.

Thanks and best regards,

John McGowan
Board Secretary and Chair of the Legal Affairs Committee
AmCham Abu Dhabi


Date: Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Time: 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Venue:  AmCham Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE. For location, click here.
Cost: FREE for AmCham Abu Dhabi Members, AED 100* for Non-Members.
RSVP: No later than noon, Monday, December 10 , 2018. 
  Please note that spaces are limited.
*Price is subject to a Value Added Tax (VAT) rate of 5%

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be in writing to two business days prior to an event.
No shows will be charged the full fee.