Navigating U.S. Sanctions in 2022
Recorded On: 08/11/2022
This on-demand webinar is available for 14 days after purchase.
Companies engaged in international trade should have a clear understanding of how U.S. sanctions may impact their business, and implement compliance measures to prevent potential costly violations. Join us for a review of current U.S. sanctions, including recent developments concerning Russia, and a discussion on how to minimize the risk of non-compliance.
About the Speakers
Lizbeth Rodriguez-Johnson, Reed Smith
Lizbeth has extensive experience advising U.S. and international clients on U.S. export controls and trade sanctions, and conducting related internal investigations, audits and gap assessments.
She regularly assists clients in the development, drafting and implementation of customized export compliance systems to help minimize the risk of non-compliance while meeting her client’s business needs.
She routinely represents clients in civil and criminal investigations involving potential or apparent violations of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and trade sanctions regulations implemented by the Office of Foreign Assets Controls.
Her practice involved the drafting of export compliance manuals, and implementing procedures, technology control plans, export and trade sanctions voluntary disclosures, license applications, technical assistance agreements, commodity jurisdiction requests, classification requests and other compliance and regulatory documents. She also assists clients conduct required export compliance and due diligence related to mergers and acquisitions.
Lizbeth has led, or participated in, several directed audits and gap assessments designed to test compliance with the ITAR and the EAR. She has participated in audits of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) compliance programs.