Live Webinar: Ukraine/Russia Crisis – Roundtable on Sanctions Update

Tuesday, April 5, 2022 | 4:00-5:00pm CET/10:00-11:00am EDT/7:00-8:00am PDT

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Webinar Description:

The Ukraine/Russia Crisis raises many questions for companies and investors on how to conduct business globally, given economic sanctions imposed on Russia. In this interactive webinar, we will explore several scenarios which companies may find themselves in. We will discuss the regulatory and compliance issues to be aware of in each scenario from United Kingdom, United States, and European Union jurisdictional perspectives.

This program is relevant to all companies and investors with business activities in Russia.


Daanish Hamid, Partner (United States Sanctions)

Stephanie De Giovanni, Partner (European Union Sanctions)

Katie Hyman, Partner (United Kingdom Sanctions)

Dmitry Kunitsa, Partner (Russian Countermeasures)

Moderated by:

Stephen Díaz Gavin, Partner

Watch the recording here: Ukraine/Russia Crisis – Roundtable on Sanctions Update

Daanish Hamid is a partner in Rimon’s Washington DC office who focuses on national security concerns. He advises clients on sophisticated cross-border regulatory matters that impact corporate acquisitions, commercial transactions, and international operations. He regularly counsels companies on OFAC sanctions, anti-money laundering, FCPA/anti-corruption, and CFIUS/national security matters. Clients regularly call upon Mr. Hamid to help establish or enhance their international compliance programs, conduct third party due diligence, and provide compliance training. He has conducted numerous internal investigations and has represented parties before various US government agencies, including the Department of the Treasury. Read more about Daanish.

Stephanie De Giovanni is an accomplished international and litigation attorney with over 20 years of experience practicing compliance, international distribution, and complex commercial litigation. Ms. De Giovanni has deep experience advising clients on compliance issues, including anti-corruption, Sapin II law programs, international sanctions, regulatory, as well as Environmental Social and Governance (ESG). She assists clients in developing effective and ethical compliance programs for their organizations. Prior to joining Rimôn, she was the Head of the Compliance Department at law firm Simon Associés. She is a Member of the Paris and New York Bars. Read more about Stephanie.

Katie Hyman is widely experienced in international dispute resolution, including multijurisdictional, offshore, and investor-state matters. In addition, she is a data protection, privacy and cybersecurity specialist. She is dual-qualified as an English solicitor and New York attorney and is admitted as a special legal consultant in the District of Columbia. Read more about Katie.

Dmitry Kunitsa has almost 30 years of experience advising clients on doing business in Eastern Europe. Mr. Kunitsa’s practice is focused on assisting foreign legal entities and individuals with their investments in this region and helping Eastern European companies and nationals to do business in other countries, including in Europe, the United States, the Middle East and in South East Asia. Read more about Dmitry.

Stephen Díaz Gavin has been a Partner in Rimon’s Washington, D.C. office since 2016. He combines legal acumen and litigation experience with public policy advocacy skills to help a diverse range of clients, both international and domestic, in dealing with complex litigation, general legal questions and regulatory policy issues facing them in various industry sectors in the United States and overseas. Mr. Díaz Gavin has worked extensively in international disputes on behalf of private parties and sovereigns, including litigation and arbitration matters. Over the years, he has also advised foreign governments and foreign government entities on issues involving various aspects of relations with the United States. Read more about Stephen.

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