Behnam Dayanim is a partner in the Paul Hastings Washington, D.C. office, where he chairs both the firm's Advertising, Gaming, and Promotions practice and its Data Privacy and Cybersecurity practice, and is an active member of its Global Fintech and Payments National Security practices. Mr. Dayanim counsels clients on regulatory compliance, handles internal and regulatory investigations, and is an experienced litigator. He also works extensively in transactional matters, negotiating payment processing, marketing, IT services, and other types of commercial agreements.
Mr. Dayanim has advised some of the world's most innovative fintech and financial services businesses, the largest and most prominent social media and tech companies, and a bevy of internet gambling and gaming operators and other market participants. His experience includes gaming and gambling regulation, digital advertising, data analytics, privacy and cybersecurity concerns, fintech and financial services regulation, sanctions and export regulation of high technology and other products, international money transfers, and money-laundering issues. Mr. Dayanim has been invited to speak throughout the United States, Europe, and South America, and is regularly interviewed or cited by national mainstream and industry publications.