Russia Sanctions

Addressing the Ongoing Impacts of Russia Sanctions on Canada’s Financial Institutions

November 16, 2022 9:30am

Stephen Alsace
Global Head of Economic Sanctions
Royal Bank of Canada (RBC)

Suhuyini Abudulai
Cassels Brock and Blackwell LLP

Paul Johnathan Saguil
Deputy Head, Global Sanctions Compliance and Anti-Bribery/Anti-Corruption Program
TD Bank Group


Bob Kapur
Director, Financial Crime Compliance & Money Laundering Reporting Officer
Sun Life Canada

The Canadian sanctions against Russia are complex and rapidly evolving, with significant exposure risks. During this panel discussion, we will explore:

  • The latest developments related to sanctions against Russia
  • Best practices for identifying Russian touchpoints
  • Assessing the impact of the Special Economic Measures Act
  • How to evaluate risk exposure and develop response plans