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Sanctions

The scope and complexity of overlapping international and national sanctions regimes has grown exponentially in recent years, with specialist advice in this fast-moving area more important than ever.

As the world of sanctions evolves, the chance of being directly or inadvertently involved with an individual or organisation who has fallen foul of a sanctions regime is greater than ever. 

Seeking advice from our international team will help you to understand the nuances of how sanctions can affect you and your business and help you to address the complications that may arise. 
 

The impact of sanctions

Sanctions can be imposed on States, companies, organisations or individuals to prevent certain conduct or activities. Traditionally, sanctions have been used as a foreign policy tool to influence political agendas but are increasingly also being used to target those involved in corruption and human rights abuses.

Sanctions can entail prohibitions on financial transactions, asset freezes and trade restrictions, and breaches of these sanctions can result in lengthy prison sentences and/or considerable financial fines. These can have severe impacts on your business and reputation.

An international perspective

Bringing together lawyers from across the EU, US and Asia with specialist experience in sanctions advice, we can help you navigate the complexities and consequences of the evolving international sanctions landscape. We are experienced in advising on UN, US, EU and UK sanctions regimes, which enables us to help protect your interests and address the issues of your unique situation. 

Our wealth of experience in this area has seen us adviseon sanctions risk and compliance when dealing with, or potentially dealing with, sanctioned States and designated entities or persons. 

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Shashi Nathan

Shashi Nathan

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Shashi Nathan

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Tatiana Menshenina

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Tatiana Menshenina

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Carl Newman

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Carl Newman

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Emma Lindsay

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Emma Lindsay

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Christopher N. LaVigne

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Christopher N. LaVigne

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Hussein Haeri

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Hussein Haeri

Partner | London

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Chenthil Kumarasingam

Partner, Withers KhattarWong* | Singapore

Chenthil Kumarasingam

Partner, Withers KhattarWong* | Singapore

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Shaun Leong

Partner, Withers KhattarWong* | Singapore

Shaun Leong

Partner, Withers KhattarWong* | Singapore

Litigation and Arbitration

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