Yasmin Almeida assists clients in matters involving the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), international regulatory compliance issues, and sanctions procedures in World Bank-financed projects.
Prior to joining Steptoe, Yasmin was a research officer in the Financial Integrity Group of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)'s Legal Department, where she was responsible for policy advice on financial integrity, anti-money laundering, and counter-terrorist financing issues for a portfolio of more than 30 countries facing a wide-range of issues from large-scale bank fraud to corruption and organized crime. She also served as a legal intern for a major law firm in Brazil.
- New York
- Not admitted in the District of Columbia. Practices as an international consultant and is not engaged in the practice of law in the District of Columbia.
- LL.M., Georgetown University Law Center, 2013, with distinction, International Business and Economic Law
- LL.B., King's College London, 2012, Upper Second Class Honors
International Law Advisory
February 28, 2019
By: Lucinda A. Low, Brittany Prelogar, Brigida Benitez, William L. Drake, Alexandra Melia, Fernando Q. Merino, Richard K. Wagner, Simon Hirsbrunner, Alexandra Baj, John C. London, Rachel B. Peck, Ronak D. Desai, Jessica Piquet Megaw, Evan T. Abrams, Elizabeth Arkell, Katherine M. Dubyak, Melissa Freeman, Chris Han, Peter Ibrahim, Tom Jackson, Jessica D. Maneval, Jillian Norton, A. Cherie Tremaine, Lin Yang, Bo Yue, Yasmin Almeida, Alexandrea Rahill