Recent Russia Sanctions and Related Considerations: How Practical Law Supports In-House Counsel
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This year has seen the rapid growth of major multi-nation economic and trade sanctions as a tool of public policy, particularly targeting Russian entities. Many in-house counsel are struggling to keep up with the flood of sanctions changes and to support their businesses in making decisions about supplier, distributor, and other relationships globally.

Practical Law has been quickly responding to the situation, gathering relevant existing materials together to support in-house counsel and creating tracking tools for changing sanctions. 
In this one-hour webinar, James Davies, Rob Beardmore, and Deborah Verdile, Senior Editors in Practical Law’s US and UK Commercial Transactions services, will discuss the current state of sanctions and Practical Law resources, including:
  • Recent developments in US and UK sanctions on Russia.
  • Practical Law content on export and import compliance issues. 
  • Creation and development of the Practical Law Russia Sanctions and Related Considerations Toolkit.
The webinar will also include a demonstration of relevant Practical Law resources.

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Deborah Verdile

Deborah Verdile joined Practical Law from Samsung C&T America, Inc. where she was General Counsel focusing on commercial transactions, international trade, and corporate law. Previously, she was an Associate General Counsel for Celanese Corporation. Prior to that, she was a litigation associate attorney at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher in New York.
James Davies

James Davies trained at Latham and Watkins LLP and qualified into its litigation department where he advised on a wide range of contentious matters. He later joined the Government Legal Department, where he initially focused on public law litigation matters for the Home Office before joining the legal team at the Department for International Trade (DIT) shortly after its establishment in 2016. At DIT, James advised on a variety of international trade issues in the context of the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union, including in relation to the UK’s position at the World Trade Organization, the drafting of legislation to relating to trade disputes, trade remedies and international sanctions, the negotiation of bilateral trade agreements, and the terms of the UK’s future trading relationship with the European Union. James joined Practical Law in November 2019 as senior editor for International trade.

Rob Beardmore

Rob Beardmore joined Practical Law in August 2016 as a senior editor in the In-house and International editorial teams. He qualified in England as a solicitor in October 2006 and went on to work as an in-house lawyer for several substantial multinational corporations. Firstly, Rob focused his practice on technology outsourcing at Xerox. He subsequently moved to the global payment system operator, Visa, where he advised in connection with product development, sales and marketing and in relation to risk and compliance in emerging markets. Most recently Rob spent four years as senior legal and compliance counsel at Control Risks, a leading global risk consultancy, where he advised on a broad range of matters including commercial contracts, IP / IT, data protection, corporate governance, risk and compliance across multiple jurisdictions. 

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