Ahmad El-Gamal is an associate in the Global Trade & Investment Practice Group in Washington. He advises clients on government regulations related to international trade and investment, with a focus on U.S. economic sanctions, export controls, CFIUS, and anti-money laundering regulations. He regularly advises both domestic and foreign clients in a range of industries including finance, private equity, manufacturing, telecommunications, textiles, oil and gas, and media.
Ahmad regularly assists clients with the following:
- Compliance with U.S. economic sanctions, export controls, and anti-money laundering regulations;
- Navigating the CFIUS review process, including both voluntary and mandatory filings;
- Due diligence for compliance by investment targets, vendors, and other partners; and
- License requests with the Departments of the Treasury, Commerce, and State.
Ahmad has also assisted clients with navigating, understanding, and complying with the terms of various CARES Act programs including the Paycheck Protection Program and Payroll Support Program.