RIANA TERNEY is an associate in the Global Arbitration, Trade and Advocacy group, where she focuses her practice on disputes before the World Trade Organization, trade and investment policy issues, and international trade compliance. In particular, Riana advises companies on compliance with customs regulations, economic sanctions, and export controls.
Riana also counsels U.S. and foreign clients on national security issues, including transactions reviewed by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS). Additionally, Riana represents private companies and sovereign States in investment treaty arbitrations.
Prior to joining Sidley, Riana worked on issues related to international trade and public international law. As a legal intern to the Honorable Richard K. Eaton for the United States Court of International Trade, she focused primarily on matters involving antidumping duty assessment. At the United Nations Population Fund, Riana’s role included investigating foreign taxation in relation to United Nations privileges and immunities. In her capacity as a Research Fellow to Professor Anu Bradford at Columbia Law School, Riana analyzed antitrust provisions in preferential trade agreements.
Riana speaks Turkish and Spanish.