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Stronger Together: Tackling Sanctions Evasion

As the Russia-Ukraine conflict continues, we in the compliance community are proud to do our part to implement sanctions and facilitate a key prong in our countries’ responses.

Compliance departments should not expect Russia-related sanctions to be lifted anytime soon. Russia’s rhetoric has also escalated and now seeks to frame the war as an existential conflict with the West, which is hardly the environment in which we would see sanctions lifted.

The following advisory was the collaborative effort of many experts across multiple industries. Our explicit goal is to not just focus on the sanctions targets themselves, but to help the compliance community undercut the tactics used to evade those sanctions.

Authors include: Blackstone Compliance, Pole Star, SDM Group, Paladin Associates, Whitespace Ltd, Hattaras Solutions LLC, Gabriel Alvarado, and Rebecca Paris.

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