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White & Case LLP

Farhad Jalinous

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International Trade, Mergers & Acquisitions, National Security




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United States: Dispute resolution

International litigation

Within: International litigation

White & Case LLP has ‘outstanding expertise in international litigation and shows both responsiveness and devotion to clients’ interests’. The lawyers ‘know how to strategize when handling complex legal and factual issues’. New York-based global chair of litigation Glenn Kurtz is ‘a top-notch lawyer with lots of commercial acumen’ and presides over deep bench of talent both in the US and across the firm’s global network. In the Washington DC office, clients recommend experienced trial lawyer Christopher Curran and Farhad Jalinous, who is ‘outstanding’ in Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States matters. Leading light Owen Pell in New York recently defended the Republic of Peru in a $213m breach of contract claim concerning alleged default on sovereign bonds issued in 1875.

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International trade

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Farhad Jalinous - White & Case LLP

Within: International trade

With eight partners centred out of Washington DC and aided by lawyers in strategically important offices abroad including Brussels and Geneva, White & Case LLP is well placed to provide a ‘strong service’ to clients across the panoply of international trade issues, including trade remedies work and advice relating to national security matters. Gregory Spak has niche expertise acting in cases involving Latin American countries; he is representing LDC Argentina and Louis Dreyfus Company Claypool Holdings in countervailing and anti-dumping duty investigations involving imports of biodiesel from Argentina before the DOC. David Bond handles high-level policy work and trade remedies matters and is currently acting for the European Steel Association in the DOC’s Section 232 investigation concerning the effects of steel imports on national security. On the transactional front, Farhad Jalinousreally knows the law relating to CFIUS and has extensive experience in working on investments by foreign investors’. Jalinous regularly handles deals in the technology sector and recently helped secure CFIUS clearance for Taiwanese company GlobalWafers on its acquisition of SunEdison Semiconductor. Other recommended practitioners include Walter Spak, for trade remedies; William Clinton, for WTO matters; and Richard Burke, for sanctions and export control matters.

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