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  • Hdeel Abdelhady will moderate a panel discussion of lawyers’ professional and ethical obligations to detect and report illicit activity, particularly money laundering, in the wake of the Panama Papers. The event, part of the American Bar Association Section of International Law’s Spring Meeting, is scheduled for April 28, 2017.




  • Hdeel Abdelhady was quoted in Islamic Finance News, on the potential impact of the U.S. Election outcome on Islamic finance and investment in the United States. She said: “Trump’s rhetoric and proposals — such as the ‘Muslim ban’ (which is legally problematic and impracticable) and other politically opportunistic invocations of Islam and Muslims — would likely carry over and create an inhospitable environment for Islamic finance, including because Trump’s candidacy appears to have normalized, in some quarters, anti-Muslim, anti-‘other’ speech and conduct . . . even if Trump — a self-styled ‘dealmaker’ — were inclined to support wholly or partially Islamic investments in the US (such as the CityCenterDC mixed use development located less than a mile from both Trump’s recently opened DC hotel and the address to which he aspires, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue), the atmosphere and supporters he has cultivated as a candidate would likely be impediments.” Read the full IFN article here.


  • Who’s Who Legal Recognizes Hdeel Abdelhady for Corporate: M&A & Governance. View the news item here. (May 2016)
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