Danish (DAA-n'sh) Hamid is an international lawyer who focuses on cross-border business transactions, regulatory compliance, and internal investigations. His broad experience covers high-risk M&A and investment transactions and complex international sales, licensing, outsourcing, representative, consultant, distribution, joint venture and foreign government and military procurement contracts. Danish counsels both U.S. and foreign clients on a variety of regulatory strategies, especially in light of recent international trade wars. He advises companies on national security reviews and filings with Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS). He has also had over 20 years' experience with the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and other anti-bribery laws. His practice also covers anti-money laundering/anti-terrorist financing compliance and US economic sanctions and embargoes.

Danish has been involved with numerous corporate matters and internal investigations in China and other Asian countries, Africa, the Middle East and Latin America. He regularly advises C-level managers, company boards, audit committees, outside auditors and underwriters. He also counsels clients on designing and implementing multinational compliance programs and is regularly called upon to support regulatory due diligence efforts in the context of M&A transactions, private placements, capital market deals (IPO's and ICO's), joint ventures, corporate charitable contributions, and reseller, vendor, and channel partner relationships.

Danish has authored the CFIUS chapter of the American Bar Association's 2018 Aerospace and Defense Industries Year in Review which is scheduled to be published shortly. He is also the author of the FCPA chapter of the third edition of Corruption and Misuse of Public Office, a leading treatise published by Oxford University Press.

Danish has served clients ranging from emerging businesses to prominent multi-national public companies in the defense, aerospace, technology, retail, healthcare/life sciences, financial services, venture capital, energy, and education fields. He obtained an English law degree with honors from the University of Oxford and his Juris Doctor from the George Washington University Law School, where he was a member of the International Law Review.