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The New Cold War: Risk, Sanctions, Compliance

Mar 31, 2022

On this week’s episode of “The New Cold War: Risk, Sanctions, Compliance,” Stroock Partner Tom Firestone talks to Susan Thornton, a retired senior U.S. diplomat with almost three decades of experience with the U.S. State Department in Eurasia and East Asia, and currently a Senior Fellow and Visiting Lecturer in...


Mar 23, 2022

On this week’s episode, Stroock Partner Tom Firestone talks to Anton Subbot, a Partner at Moscow-based Lex Borealis, who specializes in representing companies before Russian regulatory agencies. Anton and Tom discuss the following questions:

  • What inducements is the government offering foreign companies to stay in...


Mar 16, 2022

On this week’s episode of “The New Cold War: Risk, Sanctions, Compliance,” Stroock Partner Tom Firestone talks to Ed Verona, an expert on Russian energy who previously served as President of the U.S.-Russia Business Council, Executive Director of the Moscow-based Petroleum Advisory, and Country Manager in Russia...


Mar 8, 2022

Politics and legal risks are now intertwined like never before. The Biden administration has identified anti-corruption as a core U.S. national security interest. It recently imposed unprecedented sanctions on Russia, including on its Central Bank, the president and foreign minister. And in his State of the Union...