Sanctions against Russia: legal consequences for Swiss businesses

Spezialisiert / Akademisch
27.10.2022 09:00 - 19:30

Deepen your understanding of international and Swiss sanctions on Russia and explore practical solutions for effective compliance.

The conference convenes leading experts in international trade law, contract law, administrative and criminal law, law professors, regulators, and executives of major multinational companies.

The conference will cover the fundamentals of sanctions from Swiss, international and comparative law perspectives and give insights into the sanction implementation programs in key jurisdictions (Switzerland, the United States, the European Union, and the United Kingdom). The afternoon working sessions will focus on practical cases of export controls, financial sanctions, investigations, and enforcement.

An attendance certificate is delivered.
27.10.2022 09:00 - 19:30
Standort MIS 01 / Raum Aula Magna
Avenue de l'Europe 20, 1700 Fribourg
Institute for International Business Law
Aladar Sebeni
Avenue de Beauregard 11
1700 Fribourg
Vortragende / Mitwirkende
Keynote Speaker
Mr Richard Newcomb, Partner, Chair, International Trade Practice Group, DLA Piper LLP US (Washington, DC, USA), former Director of the US Office for Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)
Dr Anna Bradshaw, Partner, Peters&Peters (London, UK)
Ms Orissia Gammell, Chief Legal Counsel, Export Control, SAP
Dr Béatrice Graf-Hurni, Policy Advisor, Swiss Federal Department of Finance
Mr Silvan Jampen, Senior Corporate Counsel, Head of Sanctions Compliance Competence Center, Nestlé
Prof. Dr Krista Nadakavukaren Schefer, University of Basel, Co-Director of the Swiss Institute for Comparative Law
Prof. Dr Marcel Niggli, University of Fribourg Law School
Prof. Dr Pascal Pichonnaz, University of Fribourg Law School
Dr James F. Reardon, Senior Associate, MLL Legal, LLM Lecturer University of Fribourg Law School
Ms Michelle Reed, Chief Compliance & Sustainability Officer, LLM Lecturer University of Fribourg Law School
Mr Harout J. Samra, Of Counsel, DLA Piper LLP US (Miami, USA)

Anmeldung obligatorisch

Please register for the conference here. Limited availability.

Anmeldefrist: 20.10.2022