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AEB Finance & Investments Committee open meeting on sanctions


On 14 September 2018, the AEB Finance & Investments Committee held an open Committee meeting devoted to the sanctions. 

The meeting gave the audience an opportunity to listen to the presentations by: Ethan Heinz, Counsel, Dentons, on recent developments in sanctions targeting Russia; Alexander Anichkin, Partner, Clifford Chance, on developments in Russia’s counter-measures; Anton Maltsev, Partner, Baker & McKenzie (Dispute Resolution), on Russian courts’ practice on US/EU sanctions as a valid excuse for failure to perform a contract.

The participants raised and discussed numerous questions.

The event was moderated by Stuart Lawson, Chairman of the AEB Finance & Investments Committee and AEB Board member, EY. The closing remarks were made by Frank Schauff, AEB CEO.

Photo (L-R):  Anton Maltsev, Baker & McKenzie; Ethan Heinz, Dentons; Stuart Lawson, AEB Finance & Investments Committee Chairman, EY; Alexander Anichkin, Clifford Chance.