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Sanctions after Brexit

Event date: 21/06/18

This event explores the impact of Brexit on economic sanctions from different perspectives – law, policy, and industry.  The first panel discusses the new legal framework in the UK, the second looks 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 examines the impact on industry and trade, including compliance and licensing. 

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


Panel One: Law

Panel Two: Policy

Panel Three: Industry



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