Russia Sanctions – Lessons Learned and Lessons Being Learned
On the heels of the recent announcement on sanctions related to Russia’s defense and intelligence sectors and a series of Administration Russia-related reports to Congress under CAATSA, USRBC presented a program featuring former and current U.S. government officials to examine the U.S. sanctions regime against Russia, its genesis and distinctions from other U.S. sanctions regimes, and a review of the latest Russia sanctions developments.
The program started with keynote Remarks by David Cohen, partner at WilmerHale and former Deputy Director of the Central Intelligence Agency and Under Secretary of the Treasury for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence. Mr. Cohen's presentation was followed by a panel discussion moderated by USRBC President and CEO Dan Russell that featured:
- Hayward Alto, Economic Unit Chief, Office of Russian Affairs, U.S. Department of State will also offer brief remarks - Michael Dobson, Senior Sanctions Policy Advisor, Office of Foreign Assets Control, U.S. Department of the Treasury - Tarek Fahmy, Acting Director, Office of Economic Sanctions Policy and Implementation, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, U.S. Department of State - Elizabeth Rosenberg, Senior Fellow and Director, Energy, Economics and Security Program, Center for a New American Security