International Law Advisory Resources for Russia & the CIS

EU Lifts Most Sanctions Against Belarus, Next Steps for US Unclear
Maury Shenk, Guy Soussan, Anthony Rapa, and Edward Krauland
February 17, 2016
BIS Issues Guidance on Russia Entity List Designees, BIS and OFAC Issue New Designations
Edward Krauland, Anthony Rapa, and Peter Jeydel
December 28, 2015
US and EU Temporarily Ease Belarus Sanctions
Ed Krauland, Anthony Rapa, Bibek Pandey, Helen Aldridge, Maury Shenk, and Guy Soussan
November 4, 2015
OFAC Adds Rosneft and VEB Subsidiaries to SSI List, Designates Russian SDNs, Advises on Evasion
Edward Krauland, Meredith Rathbone, Anthony Rapa, and Bibek Pandey
August 10, 2015
EU Renews Sanctions Against Russia and Crimea; US and EU Consider Additional Sanctions
Guy Soussan, Maury Shenk, Jeffrey Cottle, Helen Aldridge, Anthony Rapa, Edward Krauland, Jack Hayes, Meredith Rathbone, Alexandra Baj, and Richard Battaglia
June 23, 2015
Non-US Financial Institutions Dealing with Russian SDNs Could Face US Sanctions
Bibek Pandey, Anthony Rapa, Jack Hayes, Edward Krauland, and Meredith Rathbone
June 22, 2015
EU and US Impose Wide-Ranging Sanctions Against Crimea
Edward Krauland, Meredith Rathbone, Richard Battaglia, Jeffrey Cottle, Guy Soussan, Maury Shenk, Alexandra Baj, Jack Hayes, Anthony Rapa, and Helen Aldridge
January 5, 2015
Russian Sanctions Expanded Under the Ukraine Freedom Support Act of 2014
Edward Krauland, Meredith Rathbone, Richard Battaglia, Jeffrey Cottle, Guy Soussan, Maury Shenk, Alexandra Baj, Jack Hayes, Anthony Rapa, and Helen Aldridge
December 19, 2014
OFAC Issues FAQs Clarifying Certain Key Aspects of Ukraine-Related Sanctions
Edward J. Krauland, Meredith Rathbone, Alexandra E.P. Baj, Anthony Rapa, Richard J. Battaglia, Jeffrey W. Cottle, Maury Shenk, Helen Aldridge, Guy Soussan
December 17, 2014
The EU Clarifies the Scope and Application of Existing Sanctions Against Russia
Edward J. Krauland, Meredith Rathbone, Richard J. Battaglia, Jeffrey W. Cottle, Guy Soussan, Maury Shenk, Jack R. Hayes, Anthony Rapa, Helen Aldridge
December 9, 2014
BIS Issues FAQs Regarding Russia Export Restrictions
Edward J. Krauland, Meredith Rathbone, Richard J. Battaglia, Jeffrey W. Cottle, Guy Soussan, Maury Shenk, Alexandra E.P. Baj, Jack R. Hayes, Anthony Rapa
November 21, 2014
Companies Need to Take a "Layered Approach" to Sanctions Compliance: US and EU Expand Sanctions Against Russia
Edward Krauland, Meredith Rathbone, Richard Battaglia, Jeffrey Cottle, Guy Soussan, Maury Shenk, Alexandra Baj, Jack Hayes, Anthony Rapa, Bibek Pandey
September 15, 2014
US, EU Significantly Expand Russia Sanctions with New Export Restrictions and Designations
Edward Krauland, Meredith Rathbone, Richard Battaglia, Jeffrey Cottle, Guy Soussan, Maury Shenk, Alexandra Baj, Jack Hayes, Anthony Rapa, Bibek Pandey
August 6, 2014
US Imposes Sectoral Sanctions Against Russia, EU Targets Individuals, May Expand Sanctions
Edward Krauland, Meredith Rathbone, Richard Battaglia, Jeffrey Cottle, Guy Soussan, Maury Shenk, Alexandra Baj, Jack Hayes, and Anthony Rapa
July 21, 2014
Ukraine Sanctions: EU Bans Crimea-origin Imports; More US Designations
Edward J. Krauland, Meredith Rathbone, Richard J. Battaglia, Jeffrey W. Cottle, Guy Soussan, Maury Shenk, Alexandra E.P. Baj, Jack R. Hayes, Anthony Rapa
June 30, 2014
New EU Sanctions Target Individuals and Two Crimean Companies
Edward Krauland, Meredith Rathbone, Richard Battaglia, Guy Soussan, Jeffrey Cottle, Maury Shenk, Alexandra Baj, Jack Hayes, and Anthony Rapa
May 13, 2014
OFAC Issues Ukraine-Related Sanctions Regulations
Edward Krauland, Meredith Rathbone, Richard Battaglia, Jeffrey Cottle, Maury Shenk, Guy Soussan, Alexandra Baj, Jack Hayes, Anthony Rapa
May 12, 2014
Additional US/EU Sanctions on Russia in Response to Escalating Situation in Ukraine
Edward Krauland, Meredith Rathbone, Richard Battaglia, Guy Soussan, Jeffrey Cottle, Maury Shenk, Alexandra Baj, Jack Hayes, Anthony Rapa, and Bibek Pandey
April 29, 2014
US Commerce and Treasury Departments and the EU Expand Ukraine Sanctions Designations
Edward Krauland, Meredith Rathbone, Richard Battaglia, Guy Soussan, Pieter Bekker, Jeffrey Cottle, Maury Shenk, Alexandra Baj, Jack Hayes, Anthony Rapa
April 16, 2014
Sanctions Against Russia: Export Licenses on Hold, Additional Actions Could Follow
Ed Krauland, Meredith Rathbone, Rich Battaglia, Guy Soussan, Pieter Bekker, Jeff Cottle, Maury Shenk, Alexandra Baj, Jack Hayes, Anthony Rapa
March 31, 2014
How to Protect Investments in Russia and Ukraine Through International Arbitration
Matthew Coleman, Patrick Norton, Lucinda Low, Steve Davidson, Helen Aldridge, Thomas Innes, Anthony Rapa
March 28, 2014
The US and EU Impose Further Expanded Sanctions on Russia; Russia Retaliates by Sanctioning US Officials
Ed Krauland, Meredith Rathbone, Rich Battaglia, Guy Soussan, Jeff Cottle, Maury Shenk, Alexandra Baj, Jack Hayes, Anthony Rapa, Bibek Pandey
March 21, 2014
United States and EU Impose Expanded Sanctions in Response to the Situation in Ukraine
Ed Krauland, Meredith Rathbone, Rich Battaglia, Guy Soussan, Jeff Cottle, Maury Shenk, Alexandra Baj, Jack Hayes, Anthony Rapa, Bibek Pandey
March 18, 2014