Compliance and Sanctions

BGP Litigation lawyers advise clients on a wide range of issues of sanctions law and compliance. Our clients are leading companies from a variety of sectors, including banks and financial corporations, pharmaceutical companies, production and energy companies.

Our services in the area of sanctions regulations include:

  • Consulting on embargoes and restrictions;
  • Analysis of the effective sanctions and their effect on the operations of companies;
  • Updating existing agreements in light of restrictive measures, obtaining licences;
  • Developing compliance mechanisms and policies “from scratch”;
  • Updating existing regulations;
  • Transactions and due diligence;
  • Structuring transactions complicated by sanctions;
  • Assisting with sanctions matters in due diligence;
  • Foreign trade issues;
  • Advising on obtaining licences and permits from foreign states;
  • Supporting obtaining export licences;
  • Consulting on lifting restrictions;
  • Developing and implementing strategies;
  • Elaborating legal arguments, participating in negotiations, coordinating work with foreign counsel in jurisdictions relevant for the client;
  • Consulting on crisis management;
  • Legal support of transferring employees to foreign states;
  • Creating solutions for holding and managing assets in Russia and foreign states.
Experience
Russian and foreign pharmaceutical companies
Advising a number of Russian and foreign pharmaceutical companies on matters of careful review of Russian countermeasures considering the specific humanitarian nature of the companies’ operations and the overall focus of development of the government’s policy on uninterrupted supply of medicinal drugs and substances
multi-vector investor from the Asia-Pacific Region
Advising a multi-vector investor from the Asia-Pacific Region on the hidden risks inherent in the continuation of its current economic activities in view of sanctions and Russian countermeasures, including in terms of relations in the sphere of real estate management and working with Russian financial instruments
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