Monthly Archives: February 2022

Review of Sanctions and Export Controls Imposed in Response to Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

Key Takeaways:

  • The initial wave of sanctions targeted Russian banks and the financial industry plus individual “inner circle” elites, with more sanctions likely to follow in the coming weeks as events unfold.
  • Broad restrictions on debt and equity transactions with certain entities in the Russian financial, energy, and infrastructure sectors.
  • Expanded export controls, including foreign-direct product rule restrictions, new license requirements, and Entity List designations impact a wide range of exports to Russia.…
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Possible International Trade Consequences of Further Escalation of Conflict in Ukraine

Key Takeaways:

  • The U.S., EU, and UK are coordinating a significant sanctions and export controls package to be implemented if Russia takes further action in Ukraine.
  • Restrictions are likely to target key Russian industries including finance, energy, and defense and would be far more severe and far-reaching than past sanctions.
  • New export controls could include restrictions on foreign-produced items made using U.S.-origin technology or software,…
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New Fee Table Rule Change Reminder

Don’t forget that new SEC rules went into effect on January 31, 2022 to modernize filing fee disclosure and payment methods for securities transactions. These amendments include moving the fee table from the registration statement cover page to a separate exhibit. Click here to view the new rules.