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The New Cold War: Risk, Sanctions, Compliance

Aug 16, 2022

On this week’s episode of “The New Cold War: Risk, Sanctions, Compliance,” Stroock Partner Tom Firestone talks to Amanda Strayer, Supervising Staff Attorney for Accountability at Human Rights First. Amanda coordinates the targeted human rights and anti-corruption sanctions coalition, a group of more than 330 NGOs using the Global Magnitsky Act and other legal authorities to hold human rights abusers and corrupt actors accountable.

Tom and Amanda discuss these pressing topics:

  • The Global Magnitsky Act in the context of the war in Ukraine
  • How victims of corruption and human rights abuses can use the Global Magnitsky Act to seek justice
  • The new Executive Order “Bolstering Efforts to Bring Hostages and Wrongfully Detained U.S. Nationals Home”