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The New Cold War: Risk, Sanctions, Compliance


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 Russia?

  • Will the Russian government “nationalize” foreign businesses?

  • What would such “nationalization” look like?

  • Will Russia make it a crime to comply with Western sanctions?

  • How should companies respond to inquiries and pressure from Russian regulators?