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15 Aug 2022

Andrew Smith and Tasha Benkhadra write for Law Society Gazette on Russian sanctions

In Law Society Gazette, Partner Andrew Smith and Associate Tasha Benkhadra consider the successive waves of Russia-related financial sanctions and increased risks for lawyers advising clients with links to Russia.

“Whilst the Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI), the Law Society and the Solicitors Regulation Authority have published guidance about these prohibitions, much of it simply repeats the statutory language. There is little case law and much political advantage in ensuring that the prohibitions remain ambiguous.”

Please see here for the full article: https://www.lawgazette.co.uk/practice-points/russian-sanctions-and-the-law-of-unintended-consequences-/5113400.article

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