Sanctions and Export Compliance for In-House Counsel
Russia Sanctions: How in-house lawyers can stay on the right side of OFAC and FinCEN

Event Description

International regulatory restrictions tied to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine have wide-ranging implications and pitfalls for different businesses, which are putting corporate legal departments under significant pressure to constantly assess, monitor and manage rapidly evolving sanctions risks.

 

Join us for the next edition of our IHC Deep Dives Series on Thursday, June 2nd, at 12pm ET, as former federal prosecutors and current Pryor Cashman Partners, Jeffrey Alberts and Sidhardha Kamaraju, get you up to speed on recent sanctions issued by OFAC and anti-money laundering guidance issued by FinCEN., Jeffrey and Sidhardha will share with you trends that they’re seeing play out in real time, as well as provide:

 

– A summary of new guidance;

– Overview of enforcement trends;

– Practical advice on maintaining compliance;

– Common mistakes companies are making now; and

– A checklist of common mistakes and issues that create problems for in-house lawyers.

 

Attendees will come away with practical and actionable advice for organizations to steer clear of legal risks associated with newly enacted Russian sanctions.

 

CLE Information

This program is pending CLE credit in the following states:  NY, AR, PA, CA, IL, TN, TX, OH, MN and NC.

 

This program is pending CLE credit for self-application by the attorney or for reciprocal CLE credit in the following states: AZ, CT, FL, ME, MT, NJ, & ND.

 

This program is appropriate for newly admitted attorneys and experienced attorneys.

 

Who Should Attend

This program is designed for in-house counsel who manage or handle compliance, regulatory, or litigation risks on behalf of their organizations.

 

Recording

This event will be recorded and posted within 10 days after the event, along with the presentation slides. Note, the recording is NOT CLE eligible.

 

Thursday, June 2, 2022 via Live Zoom Video Conference

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm ET: Live Presentation followed by Audience Q&A

Sidhardha “Sid” Kamaraju is a partner in Pryor Cashman’s White Collar Defense + Investigations, Financial Institutions, and Litigation Groups.

 

Sid’s practice focuses on criminal defense, regulatory investigations, complex civil litigation, cross-border litigation, and advisory services. As a seasoned white-collar defense attorney and former federal prosecutor, Sid has extensive experience with corporate security matters, internal investigations, regulatory inquiries, asset forfeiture actions, and criminal prosecutions. Sid has tried numerous high-profile criminal cases and argued several significant appeals.

 

Prior to joining the firm, Sid worked for more than seven years as an Assistant United States Attorney in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, serving principally in the office’s Terrorism and International Narcotics Unit. In this role, Sid prosecuted some of the country’s most significant national security cases involving, among other things, sanctions evasion, bank fraud, money laundering, Bank Secrecy Act claims, cyber-intrusions, espionage, terrorism, and large-scale narcotics trafficking.

 

Jeffrey Alberts co-heads the firm’s FinTech Group. In this role, Jeffrey represents blockchain, digital currency, payments, and fintech companies on a wide variety of regulatory issues. Jeff regularly advises clients concerning money transmission, securities offering, anti-money laundering, prepaid access, consumer credit, privacy and data security, and payment processing regimes. He also represents FinTech clients in responding to regulatory inquiries.

 

Jeffrey has particularly extensive experience in the application of law to blockchain technology and has represented the global leaders of the blockchain industry since 2014. Jeffrey co-authored the seminal law review article, “Is Bitcoin a Security?,” which was published in the Winter 2015 issue of the Boston University School of Law Journal of Science & Technology Law. In 2018, the National Law Journal named Jeffrey to its inaugural list of Cryptocurrency, Blockchain and FinTech Trailblazers. Jeffrey continues to work on cutting edge legal issues related to the use of blockchain technology, including developments in the use of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and decentralized finance (DeFi) platforms.

Title:
Sanctions and Export Compliance for In-House Counsel

Time:
Thursday, June 2, 2022 12:00 PM

Timezone:
America/New_York

Sidhardha “Sid” Kamaraju is a partner in Pryor Cashman’s White Collar Defense + Investigations, Financial Institutions, and Litigation Groups.

 

Sid’s practice focuses on criminal defense, regulatory investigations, complex civil litigation, cross-border litigation, and advisory services. As a seasoned white-collar defense attorney and former federal prosecutor, Sid has extensive experience with corporate security matters, internal investigations, regulatory inquiries, asset forfeiture actions, and criminal prosecutions. Sid has tried numerous high-profile criminal cases and argued several significant appeals.

 

Prior to joining the firm, Sid worked for more than seven years as an Assistant United States Attorney in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, serving principally in the office’s Terrorism and International Narcotics Unit. In this role, Sid prosecuted some of the country’s most significant national security cases involving, among other things, sanctions evasion, bank fraud, money laundering, Bank Secrecy Act claims, cyber-intrusions, espionage, terrorism, and large-scale narcotics trafficking.

 

Jeffrey Alberts co-heads the firm’s FinTech Group. In this role, Jeffrey represents blockchain, digital currency, payments, and fintech companies on a wide variety of regulatory issues. Jeff regularly advises clients concerning money transmission, securities offering, anti-money laundering, prepaid access, consumer credit, privacy and data security, and payment processing regimes. He also represents FinTech clients in responding to regulatory inquiries.

 

Jeffrey has particularly extensive experience in the application of law to blockchain technology and has represented the global leaders of the blockchain industry since 2014. Jeffrey co-authored the seminal law review article, “Is Bitcoin a Security?,” which was published in the Winter 2015 issue of the Boston University School of Law Journal of Science & Technology Law. In 2018, the National Law Journal named Jeffrey to its inaugural list of Cryptocurrency, Blockchain and FinTech Trailblazers. Jeffrey continues to work on cutting edge legal issues related to the use of blockchain technology, including developments in the use of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and decentralized finance (DeFi) platforms.

Title:
Sanctions and Export Compliance for In-House Counsel

Time:
Thursday, June 2, 2022 12:00 PM

Timezone:
America/New_York

Sanctions and Export Compliance for In-House Counsel
Russia Sanctions: How in-house lawyers can stay on the right side of OFAC and FinCEN

About the Event

International regulatory restrictions tied to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine have wide-ranging implications and pitfalls for different businesses, which are putting corporate legal departments under significant pressure to constantly assess, monitor and manage rapidly evolving sanctions risks.

 

Join us for the next edition of our IHC Deep Dives Series on Thursday, June 2nd, at 12pm ET, as former federal prosecutors and current Pryor Cashman Partners, Jeffrey Alberts and Sidhardha Kamaraju, get you up to speed on recent sanctions issued by OFAC and anti-money laundering guidance issued by FinCEN., Jeffrey and Sidhardha will share with you trends that they’re seeing play out in real time, as well as provide:

 

– A summary of new guidance;

– Overview of enforcement trends;

– Practical advice on maintaining compliance;

– Common mistakes companies are making now; and

– A checklist of common mistakes and issues that create problems for in-house lawyers.

 

Attendees will come away with practical and actionable advice for organizations to steer clear of legal risks associated with newly enacted Russian sanctions.

 

CLE Information

This program is pending CLE credit in the following states:  NY, AR, PA, CA, IL, TN, TX, OH, MN and NC.

 

This program is pending CLE credit for self-application by the attorney or for reciprocal CLE credit in the following states: AZ, CT, FL, ME, MT, NJ, & ND.

 

This program is appropriate for newly admitted attorneys and experienced attorneys.

 

Who Should Attend

This program is designed for in-house counsel who manage or handle compliance, regulatory, or litigation risks on behalf of their organizations.

 

Recording

This event will be recorded and posted within 10 days after the event, along with the presentation slides. Note, the recording is NOT CLE eligible.

 

Thursday, June 2, 2022 via Live Zoom Video Conference

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm ET: Live Presentation followed by Audience Q&A

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