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Asian Legal Business: CFIUS – Upping the Ante

insights Asian Legal Business: CFIUS – Upping the Ante Daanish Hamid · November 18, 2022

CFIUS – Upping the Ante Article written by Sarah Wong of Asian Legal Business. Republished with consent of journalist. As the United States and China remain locked in a trade standoff, U.S. President Joe Biden has ushered in a fresh set of criteria on foreign investment review on the grounds of national security in a…

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The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act – An Executive Summary

insights The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act – An Executive Summary Daanish Hamid · November 16, 2022

The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act An Executive Summary Recent months have seen a resurgence in interest in the Foreign Corrupt Practice Act (FCPA) and related matters as a result of enforcement activity that have yielded significant fines, penalties, and disgorgements. In one instance, a company had to pay a $700 million settlement to resolve FCPA…

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CFIUS Enforcement and Penalty Guidelines Just Issued

international-blog CFIUS Enforcement and Penalty Guidelines Just Issued Daanish Hamid · October 20, 2022

Transaction Parties Put on Notice that CFIUS Plans to Ramp up Enforcement The Treasury Department just released its “first-ever” CFIUS Enforcement and Penalty Guidelines – yet another strong indicator of how the U.S. government is enhancing its scrutiny of foreign investments into the United States. Among other matters these Guidelines explain how CFIUS will assess…

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CFIUS National Security Reviews Cover Certain Real Estate Transactions

insights CFIUS National Security Reviews Cover Certain Real Estate Transactions Daanish Hamid · CFIUS National Security Reviews Cover Certain Real Estate Transactions Ivan Komaritsky · October 6, 2022

The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (“CFIUS”) is an interagency committee chaired by the Secretary of the Treasury that screens certain foreign investments or acquisitions of U.S. businesses or real estate to determine if they could impair US national security. If CFIUS determines that it has jurisdiction and that a transaction raises…

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[Live] How Dealmakers Need to Think About CFIUS

events [Live] How Dealmakers Need to Think About CFIUS Daanish Hamid · [Live] How Dealmakers Need to Think About CFIUS Judy Deng · September 15, 2022

About the Webinar: The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (“CFIUS”) continues to play an active and expanding role. CFIUS is an interagency committee chaired by the U.S. Secretary of the Treasury that screens certain foreign investments in or acquisitions of U.S. businesses or real estate to determine if they could impair U.S.…

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CFIUS: A Practical Overview for Dealmakers

insights CFIUS: A Practical Overview for Dealmakers Daanish Hamid · June 21, 2022

The Department of the Treasury recently held its inaugural conference on the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS). During this conference, various government officials emphasized the expanding role of CFIUS with respect to performing national security screenings of foreign investments in U.S. businesses and real estate. CFIUS is particularly interested in ensuring…

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No Free Pass for Crypto When it Comes to US Sanctions Enforcement

international-blog No Free Pass for Crypto When it Comes to US Sanctions Enforcement Daanish Hamid · May 19, 2022

US enforcement agencies continue to show a growing interest in the use of cryptocurrency to evade sanctions. The Office of Foreign Assets Exchange (OFAC) has blacklisted certain cryptocurrency exchanges (see Treasury Takes Robust Actions to Counter Ransomware | U.S. Department of the Treasury) in addition to obtaining a $500k settlement with a crypto processing company…

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Live Webinar: Ukraine/Russia Crisis – Roundtable on Sanctions Update

events Live Webinar: Ukraine/Russia Crisis – Roundtable on Sanctions Update Daanish Hamid · Live Webinar: Ukraine/Russia Crisis – Roundtable on Sanctions Update Stephanie De Giovanni · Live Webinar: Ukraine/Russia Crisis – Roundtable on Sanctions Update Dmitry Kunitsa · Live Webinar: Ukraine/Russia Crisis – Roundtable on Sanctions Update Stephen Díaz Gavin · March 30, 2022

Tuesday, April 5, 2022 | 4:00-5:00pm CET/10:00-11:00am EDT/7:00-8:00am PDT Register Here Webinar Description: The Ukraine/Russia Crisis raises many questions for companies and investors on how to conduct business globally, given economic sanctions imposed on Russia. In this interactive webinar, we will explore several scenarios which companies may find themselves in. We will discuss the regulatory…

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IPA / EDO Online Round-Table: Ukraine / Russia Conflict

news IPA / EDO Online Round-Table: Ukraine / Russia Conflict Daanish Hamid · March 8, 2022

Rimon corporate/regulatory partner Daanish Hamid was a panelist at the IPA/EDO Situational Roundtable & Open Forum on the Ukraine/Russia Conflict hosted by the International Trade Council on Thursday, March 3, 2022. Ukraine’s Deputy Minister of Economy, Alexander Griban, Deputy State Secretary, Anatolii Kutsevo, and representatives from the Governments of Turkey, Moldova, Estonia, Canada, and Malta…

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Global law firm Rimon PC adds corporate and regulatory attorney to Washington D.C. office

news Global law firm Rimon PC adds corporate and regulatory attorney to Washington D.C. office Daanish Hamid · Global law firm Rimon PC adds corporate and regulatory attorney to Washington D.C. office Michael Moradzadeh · January 10, 2022

Washington D.C. – Rimon is pleased to welcome accomplished corporate and regulatory Partner Daanish Hamid to its Washington D.C. office.   Mr. Hamid joins Rimon from DLA Piper, where he was Partner. Prior to that, he was Partner at Cooley LLP and at Winston & Strawn LLP.   Mr. Hamid’s practice covers mergers and acquisitions, private equity/venture capital, joint ventures, technology licensing, commercial transactions, and general corporate matters. He also advises clients on…

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