Kabealo Law is an outsourced regulatory expert firm for parties and advisors in M&A transactions. The firm has been engaged by parties to transactions, M&A law firms, global consultancies, financial institutions, compliance auditors and security officials to assist with CFIUS approvals and compliance requirements. Kabealo Law’s clients include everything from blue-chip investment funds to publicly traded multinationals and stealthmode startups. Kabealo Law works by seamlessly integrating with parties at any stage of a transaction.
The firm’s founder, John Kabealo, has advised hundreds of companies on issues relating to the CFIUS, the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA), the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC), the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) and other matters.
John has successfully presided over some of the most complex and challenging cases before CFIUS and DCSA, and he has negotiated national security agreements with the U.S. government across a broad range of sectors, including the telecommunications, defense, energy, technology and financial industries. John has handled cases involving investments from every region of the world, and he has a deep knowledge of the unique issues presented by each industry and each region. In including him in its annual lists of top global CFIUS experts, Chambers International quoted clients as follows:
- “He is fantastic, very pragmatic and deal-oriented.”
- “He is a terrific lawyer and a great guy.”
- “John Kabealo is very sharp and a good advocate on complex transactions.”
- “He was excellent in all areas and exceeded expectations.”