The Fast-Evolving U.S. Economic Sanctions Environment: Key Takeaways 4 Months into the Biden Administration for Canadian Operations

May 4, 2021 3:15pm

Adam Smith
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Nicole Erb
White & Case LLP

Kim Strosnider
Covington & Burling LLP

  • OFAC update
    • Insights on potential sanctions policy shifts and future priorities
    • Cuba – potential easing of measures impacting remittances and business transactions
    • Iran
    • New Myanmar sanctions and anticipated changes to economic sanctions against the Russian Federation
  • Emerging sanctions trends and how to prepare your organization
    • Analysis of sanctions hot spots including China, Hong Kong, and Russia
  • Screening best practices for Canadian operations
    • List-based sanctions vs. sectoral
  • Best practices for navigating the U.S. extraterritorial sanctions regime and conflicting counter measures
  • Global focus on Magnitsky