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Our team advises U.S. and non-U.S. clients across industries on their most sensitive U.S. economic sanctions and Bank Secrecy Act/anti-money laundering (BSA/AML) issues. With our preeminent regulatory defense and white collar experience, we are uniquely positioned to assist clients in responding to regulator inquiries, examinations and subpoenas; conducting internal investigations; and handling matters that develop into multi-agency civil and criminal investigations. Our practice also encompasses regulatory advice, compliance counseling and transactional due diligence. 

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Treasury Escalates Russia Sanctions, Including New Prohibition on the Provision of Certain Services

The United States increased pressure on Russia to de-escalate its conflict in Ukraine through new sanctions targeting individuals and entities critical to Russia’s war efforts, as well as against the provision of accounting, trust and corporate formation, and management consulting services to Russia. 

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The Biden Administration’s First Two Weeks of Sweeping Sanctions and Export Controls on Russia/Ukraine

In response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the Biden Administration has put in place a series of sweeping sanctions and export controls affecting Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus. We summarize these actions and outline measures that U.S. and non-U.S. companies may consider to mitigate risk.

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President Biden Prohibits “New Investment” in Russia; Additional Russian Companies and Individuals Are Added to SDN List

In a significant expansion of sanctions, President Biden recently issued an executive order prohibiting “new investment” in Russia by U.S. persons, wherever located.  

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Seizure of Russian Oligarch’s Yacht Provides Insight into Evasive Financial Conduct

The DOJ recently announced the seizure of a Russian oligarch’s luxury yacht, marking the first seizure by Task Force KleptoCapture, an interagency task force led by the DOJ and focused on enforcing Russian sanctions. 

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Biden Administration Warns of Increased Sanctions and Export Controls Enforcement

The Biden Administration has warned that it is ramping up efforts to enforce the new and pre-existing Russia/Ukraine sanctions, including by creating a DOJ task force focused on investigating potential violations.

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Jessica Carey Quoted in Bloomberg Law Article on Russia Sanctions

Litigation partner Jessica Carey was quoted in an article in Bloomberg Law on the business community’s response to the Russia sanctions.

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Rachel Fiorill Discusses Russia Sanctions and the U.S. Sanctions Regime With Global Association of Risk Professionals

Litigation counsel Rachel Fiorill was quoted extensively in an article published by the Global Association of Risk Professionals concerning the exacerbated compliance burdens and risks businesses face due to the stepped-up economic sanctions against Russia.

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Roberto Gonzalez and Rachel Fiorill Author Two Chapters in ICLG Sanctions 2022

Litigation partner Roberto Gonzalez and counsel Rachel Fiorill served as contributing editors of the International Comparative Legal Guide - Sanctions 2022, penning two chapters and the preface.

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Brad Karp, Roberto Gonzalez and Hilary Oran Co-Author Law360 Article on CFPB Policy Shift Regarding Abusive Acts

Firm Chairman Brad Karp, litigation partner Roberto Gonzalez and litigation associate Hilary Oran co-authored an article, “What CFPB Policy Shift Means For Scrutiny Of Abusive Acts,” that appeared in Law360.

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Chris Boehning Featured on Institute of International Bankers’ Podcast

Litigation partner Chris Boehning was featured in the latest episode of the Institute of International Bankers’ “Bank Talk” podcast series.

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White papers

Cryptocurrencies & Blockchain

The sudden and rapid rise of virtual currencies, coupled with the potential applications of blockchain and distributed ledger technologies across virtually all industries, has generated a wave of innovation, disruptive businesses and a modern digital economy. This series of white papers examines the new legal and regulatory issues in these areas that are cropping up every day.

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