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Sanctions Investigations

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A company’s Russia-bound shipment gets stopped by customs authorities in the UK, which claim the products are prohibited for export to Russia. After confirming that the products are indeed restricted, the company initiates an internal investigation to get to the root cause of the problem and remediate. A whistleblower uses its employer’s compliance hotline to report concerns about possible US, EU, and UK sanctions or export controls violations. The company initiates an internal investigation to…

The winds of change continue to swirl in the world of international sanctions enforcement. Governments around the globe are imposing new sanctions at a rapid pace and ramping up their efforts to crack down on violations. At Baker McKenzie, the Global Sanctions Investigations Group understands that navigating the ever-evolving sanctions landscape can feel like walking a tightrope. One misstep and your company could be facing material fines, reputational damage, and even criminal charges. That’s why…