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Javade Chaudhri

Jones Day (Washington)
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Javade Chaudhri has been working for Jones Day since 2013. He has worldwide experience assisting private and public-sector companies in transactions and projects in many industry sectors and geographies. He advises companies on domestic and international mergers, acquisitions, and strategic alliances as well as corporate governance, compliance, and internal investigations. He also handles complex international litigation and arbitration under the rules of major arbitral institutions. Javade Chaudhri has structured and negotiated infrastructure, manufacturing, technology, oil & gas, health care, and education transactions all over the world, especially in Asia, the Middle East, and Africa. He counsels companies on anti-bribery and other compliance matters. He has conducted numerous FCPA and fraud investigations. He has advised governments, development agencies, and nongovernmental organizations on transactions, transformation, and privatization programs. Javade previously served (2003-2013) as the general counsel and chief compliance officer for Sempra Energy. Prior to that, Javade was the general counsel and corporate secretary of Gateway, a $10 billion global technology company. He serves on a number of nonprofit boards, including the University of California’s Global Policy and Strategy School, the San Diego Zoo Global, the U.S.-Asia Institute, Asian Americans Advancing Justice, Institute of the Americas, and the Rumie Initiative. He frequently lectures at institutions in the United States and around the world.

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Javade Chaudhri, Serge Clerckx, Bruce McDonald, Michael Maloney, Sheila Shadmand, Craig A. Waldman The Saudi Arabian Competition Authority, in a first of its kind decision, blocks an acquisition of a national food delivery app by a German rival in part because the parties failed to disclose the necessary information to evaluate potential remedies (Delivery Hero / The Chefz)


Saudi Antitrust Regulator Blocks First Acquisition Under New Merger Control Law Saudi Arabia competition authority blocks its first transaction under the Kingdom’s 2019 Competition Law. The Saudi Arabian General Authority for Competition ("GAC") announced this week that its board had (...)


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