Behnam Khatami is co-founder of Sabeti & Khatami. Behnam is a licensed attorney admitted to the Iranian Central Bar Association since 2005. For the past ten years, he has been advising foreign companies in their business and investment activities in Iran across different industries. He has the experience of leading many transactions, and is well-known to and highly regarded by international clients doing business in Iran. His involvement in numerous sophisticated transactions acting on behalf of foreign clients has given him a deep understanding both of the business environment in Iran and the particular perspective and requirements of foreign participants. He is well-versed in corporate matters (including acquisitions, JVs); infrastructure and construction (including power, railway, port and airport development); projects (including IPPs, PPPs/PFIs); oil & gas and energy (including old buybacks, the new IPC, renewables); banking and finance (including aviation, Islamic finance). He has led many due diligence exercises on well-known companies in different industries. He has also successfully conducted many sophisticated commercial contentious matters.