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14 June 2018

Partner Event: Sanctions After Brexit

Our friends at Brick Court Chambers on 21 June will hold an event that will explore the impact of Brexit on economic sanctions from different perspectives – law, policy, and industry. 

The first panel will discuss the new legal framework in the UK, the second will look at policy implications and sanctions relationships between the UK and the rest of the world (including the EU, UN and USA), and the third panel will examine the impact on industry and trade, including compliance and licensing.  Please come with questions – the evening will be largely conversational and (we hope!) lively Q&A with our enormously experienced panelists, continued at a drinks reception afterwards.

This event will also discuss the brand new Sanctions & AML Act 2018 that has just received royal assent and become UK law.

Time: 4.30 PM - 7 PM then a drinks reception

Date: Thursday, 21st June 2018

Venue: The Lancaster Room
             The Savoy (The River Entrance via Savoy Place off Victoria Embankment)
             London
             WC2R 0BP 

LAW
Chair: Maya Lester QC, Brick Court Chambers
Mike Atkins, Deputy Director, Sanctions and Illicit Finance, HM Treasury
Miriam Gonzalez, Partner and Co-Chair of the International Trade and Government Regulation Practice, Dechert LLP
Nicky Smith, Deputy Director, Foreign & Commonwealth Office Legal Directorate
Chloe Cina, Lawyer and Sanctions Expert, former UK Head of Sanctions at HSBC
David Mortlock, Partner, Chair of Global Trade & Investment Group, Wilkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
David Heaton, Brick Court Chambers

POLICY
Chair: Sir David Anderson KBE QC, Brick Court Chambers
Sir John Sawers, former Chief of the Secret Intelligence Service (MI6)
Harold Hongju Koh, Former Legal Adviser of the US Department of State
Kimberly Prost, Canadian Judge on the International Criminal Court, former Ombudsperson for the UN Security Council Al-Qaeda Sanctions Committee
Qudsi Rasheed, Deputy Director Sanctions, Foreign & Commonwealth Office
Manuel Lafont Rapnouil, Head of the Paris office and Senior Policy Fellow, European Council on Foreign Relations
Dr Erica Moret, Senior Researcher at the Global Governance Centre at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

INDUSTRY
Chair: Maya Lester QC, Brick Court Chambers
Susan Lake, Head of Compliance Reinsurance EMEA, Swiss Re
Andy Wragg, Global Chief Compliance Officer, AXA Corporate Solutions
Che Sidanius, Global Head of Regulation & Industry Affairs, Thomson Reuters
William Dodsworth, Head of Financial Crime Policy, Barclays
Tom Keatinge, Director, RUSI's Centre for Financial Crime & Security Studies
Rena Lalgie, Head of the Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation

To register click here.