US and EU Russia Sanctions Update—Overview and Energy Sector Focus (and Emerging Russian Countersanctions) — August 2019

August 26, 2019

The still evolving US sanctions (as well as the EU sanctions) continue to challenge Russia-related business. The sanctions frameworks are complex, changing, and, at times, inconsistent as well as overlapping. Navigating this complex global framework is made even more difficult by the ongoing unpredictable and reactionary geopolitical environment. This presentation, an update to our January 2019 presentation, provides a detailed overview of the relevant frameworks and their possible implications—including a focus on the energy sector—as of 26 August 2019.

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United States
Giovanna Cinelli
Kenneth Nunnenkamp
Carl Valenstein

Rebecca Kelly

Bruce Johnston
Nicola Kelly

Vasilisa Strizh
Andrey Ignatenko;

Todd Liao

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