Sanction Developments for the Upcoming Year
Recorded On: 01/23/2024
This on-demand webinar is available for 14 days after purchase.
For the past two years, the West has demonstrated unprecedented coordination in imposing and enforcing its sanctions on Russia. In this webinar, we will review the latest sanctions developments and discuss areas of likely focus in the year ahead, including steps you can take to anticipate sanction risks.
About the Speakers
Lizbeth Rodriguez-Johnson, REEDSMITH LLP
Lizbeth Rodriguez-Johnson advises U.S. and international clients on U.S. federal laws and regulations governing international business, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), and U.S. foreign asset controls regulations. She routinely represents clients in civil and criminal investigations involving the Departments of State, Commerce, and Treasury and has significant experience in export controls, trade sanctions, anticorruption, and related compliance matters. In these areas, she has recognized expertise in conducting detailed internal investigations and export compliance audits. She also regularly helps her clients develop, draft, and implement compliance programs in response to investigations or to proactively avoid investigation and potential litigation. Her experience also includes conducting export compliance and trade sanctions due diligence and counsel related to mergers and acquisitions.
Ms. Rodriguez-Johnson received her B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of Puerto Rico, her M.A. from the University of Colorado, and her J.D. from the University of Denver College of Law. She is admitted to practice in Colorado and is fluent in Spanish.
Justin Angotti, REEDSMITH LLP
Justin is an associate in the Global Regulatory Enforcement Group. His practice focuses on the legal regimes governing international trade, as well as government and internal investigations and criminal and regulatory enforcement matters. Justin advises clients on import regulations, export controls, sanctions compliance, and anti-bribery and anti-corruption policies and procedures. He also assists clients with voluntary self-disclosures and agency seizures and detentions.
Prior to law school, Justin worked in higher education for ten years, primarily in compliance roles focused on policy development, training, investigations, and remediation.