[Webinar] Sanctions on Russia: Compliance Strategy


Since Russia's invasion of Ukraine in February 2022, the United States, the European Union, and other countries, introduced or significantly expanded sanctions to include Russian leadership, companies, and financial institutions. Financial institutions should provide guidance for compliance staff to help them understand the latest sanctions measures, how to handle affected clients and/or transactions, along with updated communications as the situation changes.


By the end of the webinar, participants will learn about the new sanctions and export control rules put in place against Russia and Belarus, and appropriate compliance strategies financial institutions should implement.


An Overview of:
- The new US and other jurisdictions’ sanctions on Russia,
- New export control rules on Russia, and
- Compliance strategies and advice

Who should attend

Financial, legal and compliance professionals seeking to deepen their knowledge of Russian sanctions risks, senior management of licensed corporations and registered entities, auditors and academics.

Speaker/Course Instructor

Ben is a Counsel in Hogan Lovells Hong Kong and Washington, D.C. offices. He is an expert in the greater China market, U.S. export controls, Section 301, U.S.-China trade disputes and U.S. sanctions policies. Before joining Hogan Lovells, Ben served as assistant general counsel at the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) from 2011 to 2015, where he handled U.S.-China disputes and negotiations, World Trade Organization (WTO) disputes, and free trade agreement (FTA) negotiations. In addition to getting a JD from the law school at the University of Washington, Ben studied Chinese and Chinese law at Peking University.


Date & Time
Tuesday, 28 Jun 2022 (12:20PM - 1:20PM)
Virtual Platform
Relevant Subject
Type 1 - Dealing in securities
Type 2 - Dealing in futures contracts
Type 3 - Leveraged foreign exchange trading
Type 4 - Advising on securities
Type 5 - Advising on futures contracts
SFC:1.00, PWMA:1.00