Md Sameer Sattar, head of Sattar&Co, has been elected the President of Dhaka Chamber of Commerce & Industry (DCCI) for the year 2023.
Besides, SM Golam Faruk Alamgir (Arman) has been elected the Senior Vice President and Md Junayed Ibna Ali the Vice President.
The new Board of Directors took over charge at the 61st Annual General Meeting (AGM) of DCCI held in its Auditorium on Wednesday.
The newly elected Directors are Engr M A Wahab, Razeev H Chowdhury, Taskeen Ahmed, M Shafiqul Alam, FCA, Kamrul Hasan Tuhin and M Mosharrof Hossain.
The newly elected President of DCCI Md Sameer Sattar is the Head of Sattar&Co, a legal consultancy firm in Bangladesh.
Sattar&Co is one of the leading firms in Bangladesh and advises purely on corporate and commercial law matters, dealing with local and foreign investments.
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In Bangladesh, Sattar’s consultancy and advisory roles primarily involve, inter alia, strategic advice on matters involving company laws, corporate governance, banking and securities laws, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions. He also provides transactional and regulatory advice in the media, communications, and technology sectors.
During his time in London, Sattar worked in several leading international law firms focusing on commercial/business disputes and international arbitration. He has worked on commercial arbitrations conducted in all major venues around the world arising out of a broad range of transactions including foreign investment, public concessions, energy, natural resources, mining and exploration, banking and financial services, international trade, construction and shareholder disputes.
Sattar is a Barrister and an Advocate of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh. He is ranked and recognized by Chambers & Partners: Asia Pacific and The Legal 500 as one of the leading corporate lawyers in Bangladesh.
He was chosen and featured in the prestigious Asian Legal Business (a Thomson Reuters publication) 40 under 40 list for the year 2020, as the first-ever and sole entrant from Bangladesh.
In 2022, he has also been commended as one of the top 50 lawyers in Bangladesh in the A-List: Bangladesh’s Top Lawyers, awarded by the Asia Business Law Journal.
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He was also nominated and chosen by the US Government and the European Union for their Leadership Programmes. The Government of Bangladesh had also designated him to the World Bank’s Panel of Arbitrators and Conciliators. Barrister Sattar is the author of many publications in the commercial and business law sector.
Newly elected Senior Vice President SM Golam Faruk Alamgir (Arman) is the Managing Director of BDCOM Online Ltd. His Company is involved in ISP, Data Communication, Vehicle Tracking and Fleet Management, IP Telephony, Software Development and Managed Services for the last 20 years. He is the founding Member of Vehicle Tracking Service Providers Association of Bangladesh.
Newly elected Vice President Md Junaed Ibna Ali is the Chairman of Hitech Steel & Plastic Industries (Pvt.) Ltd, Chairman of Zaber Steel, Proprietor of JN Corporation and Trade Land International.