Jonathan Cross, Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills LLP to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Demystifying Economic Sanctions

Jonathan Cross, Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills LLP to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Demystifying Economic Sanctions

Jonathan Cross, Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills LLP to Speak at The Knowledge Groups Demystifying Economic Sanctions

Top Quote The Knowledge Group, the leading producer of regulatory-focused webcasts, has announced today that Jonathan Cross, Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills LLP will speak at its webcast entitled, Demystifying Economic Sanctions: Strategies for Success in a Global Economy. End Quote

  • (1888PressRelease) April 30, 2024 – This event is scheduled for May 14, 2024, from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (ET).

    For further details, please visit:

    About Jonathan Cross
    Jonathan’s practice focuses on government investigations and regulatory matters, including US economic sanctions and export control issues, Exon-Florio foreign investment filing issues, and securities and antitrust litigation.

    Jonathan also has substantial experience in the field of complex commercial litigation, with a focus on transnational business disputes as well as project finance and infrastructure-related litigation.

    In addition to this work, Jonathan regularly contributes to Herbert Smith Freehills’ sanctions blog, which covers the latest trends and developments in the sanctions space.

    About Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
    As one of the world’s leading international law firms, we engage with the most important challenges and opportunities facing our clients. We also know that the wealth of perspectives we bring to your business only count when applied in a truly commercial context.

    Whether drawing on decades of sector focus, tapping into our 24-office global network or deploying world-renowned corporate and litigation teams, we engage with your business in depth, from New York to Sydney.

    With a heritage stretching back more than 100 years as leading company advisers, and a pioneering record of deploying best-in-class tech and innovative legal operations, you will be as confident turning to us for no-fuss daily results as high-stakes boardroom matters.
    As a 2,600-lawyer firm boasting deep resource in the Asia-Pacific and EMEA regions, as well as a fast-growing US practice, we recognize the power of diverse thinking in delivering results, both inside our firm and within the communities in which we work.

    Event Summary
    The U.S. Department of Justice has declared sanctions to be the new FCPA. This is not just rhetoric; there are tectonic shifts already underway in how the U.S. government prosecutes sanctions evasion and what it expects from corporate compliance departmentswho are caught in the middle between American and European national security priorities and increasing sophisticated evasion by adversaries.

    Join Michael H. Huneke of Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP and Jonathan Cross of Herbert Smith Freehills LLP in this CLE webcast to learn what these changes mean and practical tips for responding to them.

    Key topics include:

    – Recent Legal Developments & Their Practical Significance
    o Executive Order 14114s secondary sanctions for FFIs facilitating provision of certain goods/services to Russia.
    o Need for non-US companies to adopt or enhance US export control policies, esp. given Foreign Direct Product rules re Russia/China
    o Growing complexity of targeted PRC sanctions (e.g., CMIC restrictions, US outbound investment restrictions, export control tightening, US import and public procurement restrictions)

    – Recent Enforcement Trends & Key Takeaways
    o Recent enforcement focus on fintech and crypto
    o DOJ has declared sanctions to be the new FCPA. What does that mean, and what are the implications?
    o BIS recently sent several dozen American companies red flag letters listing third parties involved in diversity components to Russia. What is the significance of these letters, especially regarding those companies awareness of evasion or diversion?
    o Recent enforcement focus on export control evasion: What are the noteworthy enforcement actions since February 2022, and what are the key practical takeaways for compliance teams?

    About The Knowledge Group
    Founded in November 2006, The Knowledge Group has been at the forefront of providing quality continuing education programs for lawyers, accountants, financial executives, risk and compliance specialists, human resources professionals, technology officers, and business consultants in a wide range of industries.

    The Knowledge Group strives to be the best-in-class provider of continuing education by bringing forth relevant content you cant get anywhere else.

    Therese Lumbao
    Director, Account Management & Member Services
    The Knowledge Group, LLC
    info ( @ ) theknowledgegroup dot org


Read More






Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *