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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

Aerial view of lush green grass and shrubs

News: 03 JUNE 2021

Allen & Overy conseille L’Oréal sur son investissement dans L’Oréal Fund for Nature Regeneration

Allen & Overy Paris a conseillé L’Oréal, leader mondial de la beauté, dans le cadre de son investissement de 50 millions d’euros dans son fonds L’Oréal Fund for Nature Regeneration, un nouveau fonds…

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skyline

Publications: 24 MAY 2021

Projet de loi climat & résilience : quelle place pour l’environnement dans le dialogue social ?

Le projet de loi portant « lutte contre le dérèglement climatique et renforcement de la résilience face à ses effets » (dit projet de loi « Climat et Résilience ») a été adopté en première lecture le…

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Columns

News: 19 MAY 2021

Allen & Overy conseille M6 dans le cadre du projet de fusion entre TF1 et M6

Allen & Overy conseille M6, sur les aspects réglementaires, dans le cadre du projet de fusion entre TF1 et M6 en vue d'apporter une réponse française aux défis des plateformes mondiales.

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Publications: 16 DECEMBER 2019

Protection des lanceurs d’alerte (whistleblowers) : quelles obligations pour l’employeur ?

En vue de la transposition de la nouvelle directive sur les lanceurs d’alerte d’ici au plus tard le 17 décembre 2021, les employeurs devraient commencer une réflexion interne sur la mise en œuvre de…

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Bureau

New York

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

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Qualifications

Professionnelles

Admitted: Bar of the State of New York, 2017

Admitted: Bar of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 2020

Académiques

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.