Developments and Trends in U.S. and International Economic Sanctions — What Lies Ahead for the Financial Services Sector

Jamie L. Boucher Brian V. Breheny Stephan Hutter Bruce Macaulay

On October 2, Skadden held a webinar on "Developments and Trends in U.S. and International Economic Sanctions." The program covered the ever-changing landscape of U.S. sanctions administered by the Department of the Treasury and Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), as well as international sanctions. Speakers included Skadden lawyers Jamie Boucher, Brian Breheny, Bruce Macaulay, Stephan Hutter, Sean Thornton and Matthew Cowie. Topics included key developments in U.S. and international sanctions against Iran, Syria and Burma; enforcement trends, including those reflected by the Standard Chartered and HSBC matters; sanctions risk in cross-border finance and other transactions and navigating securities disclosure issues; complex cross-border sanctions investigations; and indirect sanctions risk in light of recent regulatory and legislative developments.