Max Abbott is an Associate Managing Director and leads Nardello & Co.’s Political Risk Strategic Intelligence practice for the Asia-Pacific region. Based in Asia for the past decade, he also plays a key role in the firm’s litigation & arbitration support, criminal defense, and anti-corruption due diligence investigations.
A lawyer by training, Max has a background in international law, development, and government relations. He has conducted complex investigations in over a dozen jurisdictions across APAC, working collaboratively with global and regional law firms, multinational corporations, financial institutions and intergovernmental organizations. Max has developed particular expertise helping clients navigate the political risks associated with permitting and licensing, forming joint ventures with local partners, and identifying hidden government interests in private corporations