Alexander Abedine

Associate, New York (on client secondment)

Biography

Overview

Alexander Abedine is an associate in the Financial Institutions Advisory practice. He represents US and cross-border financial institutions and emerging fintech companies in licensing, regulatory, supervisory, compliance, and transactional matters.

Bars and Courts
New York State Bar
Education
JD
New York University School of Law
MSc
London School of Economics
BA
Emory University
Languages
English
Farsi

Experience

Facebook, Inc. – Libra
Advised Facebook on regulatory and transactional matters related to the development of the Novi wallet and in connection with the establishment of the Libra Association.

Global Bank Compliance Inventory
Coordinated the efforts of a global bank to update, expand, and enhance the utility of its inventory of financial and various other regulatory requirements applicable to its entities and business units in North America and Latin America.

NGO Pro Bono
Advised a prominent NGO in respect of commercial and regulatory aspects of building a FinTech-enabled platform to accept donations and track deployment of funds using the blockchain and other technologies for conservation and development projects.

Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco)
Advised Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) on its SAR 96.0 billion/US$25.6 billion IPO—the world's largest IPO to date.

Arco Platform Ltd.
Advised Brazilian learning systems company Arco Platform Ltd. on $200 million IPO.

Noodles & Company
Advised Noodles & Company on secondary offering.