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The United States has imposed a broad range of sanctions targeting Russia, based on factors such as the annexation of Crimea, Russia's incursion into eastern Ukraine, human rights abuses in Russia, and Russia's suspected involvement in cyber intrusions and other active measures related to the 2016 U.S. presidential election. This webinar summarizes the recent intensification of sanctions against Russia and assesses their impact on both U.S. and non-U.S. parties. The webinar also summarizes how the recent measures fit into the overall framework of sanctions against Russia and provides a summary of the Russia sanctions program overall. Tune in for a timely take on a topic that lies at the heart of the geopolitical tensions between the United States and Russia.
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  • Anthony Rapa
    Of Counsel, Steptoe & Johnson LLP
    Anthony Rapa counsels clients in international regulatory compliance matters, focusing on economic sanctions. His sanctions practice includes matters arising under US, EU, and UK economic sanctions regimes, including sanctions related to Russia and Iran. He has extensive experience counseling clients on complex cross-border transactions, conducting global internal investigations, development of corporate sanctions compliance policies, conducting regulatory due diligence in support of international transactions, and submission of voluntary disclosures and license applications to the Treasury Department Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC). Anthony’s practice further includes matters arising under the US Export Administration Regulations (EAR), International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), as well as similar EU and UK regulatory regimes. He has assisted clients in the energy, financial, and defense industries, and previously was seconded to a large international bank.
    J.D., Seton Hall University School of Law, 2007, summa cum laude; Order of the Coif; Comments Editor, Seton Hall Law Review; Peter Rodino Scholar
    B.A., Drew University, 2003, summa cum laude