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Greenberg Traurig’s Kemal Hawa to Speak at the International Telecoms Week

CHICAGO – May 2, 2017 – Kemal Hawa of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Northern Virginia office will speak at the International Telecoms Week, May 17 at the Hyatt Regency & Swissôtel in Chicago. Hawa will participate on the panel, “Fireside Chat: Understanding How Politics and Regulation are Shaping the Carrier Market” from 9:30 – 10:00 a.m.

International Telecoms Week provides a unique opportunity to discuss challenges directly impacting the global wholesale telecoms today. The conference was established by a group of some of the largest telecoms carriers at the time. The aim of this founding group is to create an affordable and beneficial platform for the entire community to meet and conduct business which continues to be the main focus of the event.

Hawa focuses his practice on corporate and securities law, with an emphasis on the telecommunications, media, and technology industries, domestically and internationally. He regularly advises public and private companies, private equity firms, investment banks, and creditors’ committees on a variety of matters, including mergers and acquisitions, bankruptcies and restructurings, investments, financing arrangements, licensing agreements, and commercial transactions. He assists clients with the negotiation of transactions in the cloud computing space, including the negotiation of data center and co-location leases, globally. Hawa also has significant experience in the negotiation of network infrastructure transactions, including submarine cable systems (builds, financings, and capacity procurement), as well as terrestrial fiber optic network transactions.

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