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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: 29 JULY 2020

Updated Equator Principles: Transition to Version 4

Following an extensive consultation process, the Equator Principles Association (EP Association) adopted a fourth iteration of the Equator Principles (EP4) on 18 November 2019. Originally, EP4 was due…

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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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Publications: 22 NOVEMBER 2018

CFIUS Creates New Pilot Program for Mandatory Declarations

On August 13, 2018, Congress expanded the authority of the U.S. Treasury Department’s Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) to review certain transactions resulting in non-US…

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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.