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Saideh Yahyavi
LL.M. / Head of the Middle East Group

Service areas
Banking and finance, China Group, Commercial, Employment, Energy and infrastructure, Intellectual property, Middle East Group

contact information
saideh.yahyavi@magnussonlaw.com
T: +46 8 463 75 00
M: +971 55 9913 444
Sweden

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Saideh heads Magnusson's Middle East Group.

Saideh works mainly in the areas of banking and finance legislation and fund operations, commercial contracts and energy law. Saideh has extensive experience in working with fund management companies, securities firms and banks, assisting them in ongoing compliance tasks, applications for authorization at the FSA, establishment of bank services in Sweden, interpretation of financial laws and regulations, drafting, analyzing and negotiating agreements, terms and other documents.

Saideh frequently represents financial institutions in contacts with the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority and hold the position as compliance officer for several fund management companies Saideh also has vast experience on advising clients in emission trading projects, including drafting and negotiating contracts for the sale and purchase of emission reductions, as well as interpretation of related international legislation.

professional experience

Prior to joining Magnusson as an associate in May 2011, Saideh was employed as foreign legal counsel with Zhenghan law firm and Hanhong law firm in Shanghai, China. She has extensive experience in Foreign Direct Investment in China, as well as experience from Chinese Intellectual property rights and labour law. Saideh also worked within the fields of labour law and corporate law in Sweden, where she has assisted clients on their establishment in Sweden and related labour law issues, as well as negotiating and drafting employment contracts.

education

LL.M. (Lund University) - 2006
She finalized her studies with her master thesis on patent protection in China, while residing in China.

languages

Swedish - native
Persian - native
English - fluent
Mandarin - fluent
Italian - fluent

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