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Hdeel Abdelhady Appointed to ABA Task Force on Gatekeeper Regulation and the Profession

Hdeel Abdelhady has been appointed to the American Bar Association‘s Task Force on Gatekeeper Regulation and the Profession, which was created in February 2002 “to examine U.S. government and multilateral efforts to combat international money laundering and the implications of these efforts for lawyers and the profession.” A longtime member of and leader in the ABA with experience advising U.S. and foreign banks, money services businesses, and other parties on anti-money laundering and other anti-financial crime regulations, Ms. Abdelhady will begin her service with the Task Force in August 2019.

Hdeel Abdelhady is MassPoint’s Founder and Principal. Among other ABA leadership roles, Ms. Abdelhady has served as the ABA’s Liaison to the United Nations Commission International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) and to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), and as a committee leader in the ABA Section of International Law, most recently as a Co-Chair of the Middle East Committee.

Ms. Abdelhady represents U.S. and foreign companies, banks, nonprofit organizations, and individuals in business transactions and compliance matters, with a regulatory focus on economic sanctions, export controls, and anti-financial crime. She is also a Professorial Lecturer in Law at The George Washington University Law School, where she teaches Regulation of Foreign Access to U.S. Technology (a special topic in National Security Law) and Transactional Islamic Law.


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