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Nick Ognibene

Associate

New York

Ognibene Nick
Nick Ognibene

Associate

New York

Nick is an associate in the Firm’s International Environmental Law Group and International Trade and Regulatory Law Group. He advises clients on compliance, transactional risk management, and investigations related to environmental law, economic sanctions, and other international trade laws and regulations.

On the environmental side of the practice, Nick focuses on: assessing and allocating environmental risk in complex cross-border business transactions (including acquisitions and divestitures, project finance, general lending, capital markets and real estate transactions); advising corporations and financial institutions on a broad range of environmental and compliance risks (including in relation to ESG, climate change, supply chain management and public disclosure requirements); and handling disputes involving environmental indemnities and Superfund.

In addition, Nick has extensive experience advising on a broad range of compliance, transactional, and investigatory matters involving: U.S. and international economic sanctions (including in particular those administered by the U.S. Department of the Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), and the U.S. Departments of State and Commerce); national security risks posed by contemplated foreign investment into the U.S. (including in particular advising on and managing filings with the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS)); the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and other anti-bribery/corruption issues in transactions and on a stand-alone basis; anti-boycott rules; and export controls.

News & insights

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Publications: 21 APRIL 2021

Developments in US sanctions targeting Russia

The Biden administration has issued new sanctions on Russian individuals and entities as well as prohibitions on US financial institutions' transactions with Russia's Central Bank, National Wealth…

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Publications: 01 APRIL 2021

Developments in sanctions targeting Myanmar

Following the military coup in Myanmar on February 1, 2021, the U.S., UK and EU have imposed a range of sanctions targeting individuals and entities affiliated with the Burmese military.

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Publications: 17 FEBRUARY 2020

U.S. Treasury implements Final FIRRMA Regulations

This week, new regulations promulgated by the U.S. Department of the Treasury (the Treasury) went into effect to finalize and comprehensively implement the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization…

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Publications: 27 JANUARY 2020

Updated Equator Principles Finalized

Updated Equator Principles with stronger standards and a broader scope were finalized in November 2019 and are set to come into effect in July 2020. 

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Office

New York

Allen & Overy LLP
1221 Avenue of the Americas
New York
NY 10020

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted: Bar of the State of New York, 2017

Admitted: Bar of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 2020

Academic

J.D., University of Michigan Law School, 2016

B.Sc. (Hons), Sustainable Development, University of St Andrews, 2012

Pro-bono experience

  • Advising an environmental NGO on various environmental regulations in the United States and on compliance with sanctions and anti-corruption laws.