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Webinar “Crisis Update: Sanctions and Countermeasures” - practical advise in a crisis


AEB continues the series of events about sanctions and countermeasures and on April 8, 2022, the crisis update weekly webinar took place. This time the speakers focused on a practical advise in a crisis.

JP Natkin, Managing Director, Business Development, Macro-Advisory, told about the current geopolitical situation from the US perspective. He gave a snapshot of the implemented sanctions and political overtones of the US Administration. 

Polina Lebedeva, Executive Director, Head of Legal & Compliance Management Services, PwC Russia, talked about risk analysis in crisis conditions. She emphasized the importance of comprehensive approach to the risk analysis, that is aimed to help with decision on how to plan and run a business. Ms. Lebedeva recommended to exchange information within professional communities in order to keep track the recent rapid changes in the business environment and particularly thanked AEB for its information support. 

Ilya Khodakov, Senior Associate, ALRUD, presented Russian countermeasures related to intellectual property rights of foreign companies. He told about parallel imports, compulsory licensing and the current judicial practice.