Andre Abou Aad

Clyde & Co LLP
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Andre specialises in a full suite of advisory and contentious financial regulatory matters, including advising on licensing, supervisory and enforcement matters. Andre intimate insider knowledge of regulatory processes and policies, having been a legal counsel at the Dubai Financial Services Authority, where he was involved in the drafting of amendments to legislation, and in enforcement matters including a landmark enforcement case.

Following his return to private practice, Andre regularly advises major international financial institutions on the full spectrum of financial regulatory matters. Andre has a keen interest in all things FinTech, and has advised clients on asset "tokenisation" and initial token offers. Andre also regularly advises on a range of relevant issues such as anti-money laundering, terrorist financing, sanctions, bribery and data protection.

Andre's Arabic fluency, combined with his mixed civil law and common law background, enables him to seamlessly advise on local original Arabic legislation and regulations, with limited reliance on English translations.

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