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Sanctions Advice

In particular, our lawyers have had the following engagements.


  • Advising a number of major Russian companies operating in the oil production, refining and coal sectors, as well as in the development and construction industries, on sanctions compliance issues

  • Advising around 50 major Russian clients on US and EU sanctions compliance and drafting of internal compliance policies

  • Representing a confidential client before the Russian Ministry of Finance in connection with sanctions regulation issues

  • Advising a private-owned Russian aviation company on obtaining a licence from OFAC

  • Advising a leading international company in connection with structuring relations with Russian counterparties, suppliers and consumers in view of the sanctions risks

  • Advising a major Russian bank on sanctions compliance and drafting of internal sanctions policies

  • Advising Riello on sanctions compliance in connection with the company's business in Russia

  • Advising a major Russian airport holding on a number of sanctions issues

  • Advising an independent director of a major Russian metals company on sanctions compliance

  • Advising several members of a major Russian business group on certain sanctions issues

  • Advising a major international engine manufacturer on structuring the business of its Russian subsidiary in view of the sanctions and the Russian FAS requirements

  • Preparing a sanctions compliance memorandum for a major Russian vehicle manufacturing plant

  • Structuring a transaction to sell a major shopping centre, including sanctions compliance issues

  • Advising a major Russian businessman on sanctions, including research of US and EU sanctions provisions and analysis of associated risks

  • Representing a leading financial and industrial group in an investigation in connection with the possible civil and criminal claims and advising on EU and US sanctions in connection with the situation in Crimea

  • Advising a major Russian holding on US and EU sanctions regulations for restructuring purposes

  • Drafting of sanctions policies for Russian banks in connection with US, EU, Switzerland, UK and Canada sanctions regulations; sanctions compliance

  • Advising an air carrier on US sanctions

  • Advising a European humanitarian foundation on sanctions, including release of blocked funds

  • Advising a listed Russian person on performance of financial obligations under a loan agreement

  • Advising members of the management bodies of Russian and foreign companies on application of US and EU sanctions

  • Preparing a memorandum and advising a Russian state-owned company subject to US and EU industry-specific sanctions on application of industry-specific and individual US, EU and UN Security Council sanctions and associated risks in connection with the supply of equipment to one of the Middle East countries

  • Representing a listed person in connection with disposing of, and clearing up, assets; assistance with the bank compliance procedures

  • Representing a leading financial and industrial group in an investigation in connection with the possible civil and criminal claims and advising on EU and US sanctions in connection with the situation in Crimea

  • Advising a listed Russian person on performance of financial obligations

  • Representing a leading Russian company in connection with OFAC delisting

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