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Asdaq Wahid

Asdaq Wahid

Attorney at Law

Honolulu
Hawaii
Licensed in
CA
George Washington University Law School

"Efficient, creative, trustable lawyer who timely delivers what he commits to."

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About
Having received honors in legal research and writing at the George Washington University Law School, I am skilled in drafting pleadings, contracts and in legal research. I have practiced in California for more than 15 years. I have covered a wide range of legal disputes, business and commercial contracts, debt restructuring and business reorganizations. I have also worked in Singapore for 3 years as the General Counsel for an Oslo-Exchange listed Multinational Company.

I am well-versed in California pleadings and trail work, contracts and legal documents drafting, bankruptcy reorganizations and IPOs.
23
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experience

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5.0
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines
out of 1 reviews
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"Efficient, creative, trustable lawyer who timely delivers what he commits to."

Outside General Counse for Venture Capitalist's Group of Companies
Posted on Oct 25, 2017

Work History

Harwell and Wahid, Attorneys

Legal Counsel

May 2017 - Present

Litigation - pleadings, motions, mediation, arbitration
Contracts - wide range of agreements and legal documents drafting
International Business Transaction - focus on PRC, India and South East Asia

May 2017 - Present

Nextassure Insurance Services

Group Legal Counsel

Jan 2017 - Present

Develop compliance, employment and overall business policies and procedures for the health, property & casualty insurance brokerage. Draft, review and negotiate contracts. Resolve disputes and negotiate settlements. Engage and manage external counsel. Advise on new insurance products risk and strategy.

Jan 2017 - Present

Far East Traditionals

Director, Legal and Compliance

May 2013 - Mar 2018

Oversaw compliance with U.S. Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act ("FATCA"), U.S. Bank Secrecy Act (“BSA”) and Singapore Monetary Authority’s foreign investment laws. Drafted, analyzed and negotiated investments’ contracts. Developed financial management controls and procedures.

May 2013 - Mar 2018

SolstadFarstad ASA

Regional General Counsel

Jul 2009 - May 2013

As the Lead Counsel for the Americas, Asia and Australasia for the Norwegian shipowner, I managed legal issues and risk for the region. Negotiated offshore EPC, ship buy-sell and financing contracts with transaction values up to $220 Million. Restructured group companies in Australia, Singapore, Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand in preparation for the group’s SGX listing.

Jul 2009 - May 2013

Harwell and Wahid

Attorney

Jun 2018 - Jul 2009

Represented clients in negotiated settlements, mediation and arbitration. Conducted discovery including depositions, drafted pleadings, argued pre-trial motions and assisted the lead counsel in jury trials. Counseled on business formation, buyouts, mergers, transactions-financing and dissolutions or exits. Advised clients on business and debt restructuring (including Chapter 11 reorganization).

Jun 2018 - Jul 2009

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