Podcast: UK and US Sanctions Against Russia – Where Are We Now?

June 1, 2022

In this Willkie Compliance Concourse podcast, Martin Weinstein, Chair of Willkie’s Compliance, Investigations & Enforcement practice, discusses the myriad of sanctions and export controls adopted by the UK, EU and US on Russia, the breakaway regions and Belarus with Willkie partners Peter Burrell, David Mortlock and Britt Mosman.

Peter Burrell is a partner and heads Willkie’s Litigation, Compliance, Investigations & Enforcement and White Collar Defense Practice Groups in the London office. He is recognized as one of the UK’s leading practitioners in corporate crime and compliance matters and regularly advises on compliance issues relating to sanctions, money laundering, bribery and corruption, sanctions and fraud.

David Mortlock is a partner and Chair of Willkie’s Global Trade & Investment Practice Group and heads the Firm’s Washington, D.C. office. During the Obama administration, he served as Director for International Economic Affairs on the White House National Security Council, and advised on issues regarding Russia, Venezuela, Iran, Cuba, Syria, and Burma.

Britt Mosman is a partner and Vice-Chair of the Global Trade & Investment Practice Group in Washington, D.C. She is a former advisor for the Department of the Treasury, and was a lead attorney on the Ukraine/Russia, Iran, Cuba, Syria, Election Interference and Cyber-related sanctions programs.

Listen for an update on the current situation, what could be coming down the track and how entities doing business in Russia can mitigate their risk.