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Akin Gump is pleased to be restarting its annual Sanctions & Compliance Update Seminars.

We invite select clients and friends to register their interest in attending these seminars. Space is limited and will be allocated first to Akin Gump clients and secondly to entities in relevant industries. Please register your interest in attending and our team will confirm your attendance the week before the event.

Our great lineup of speakers will discuss the latest developments in the export controls and sanctions space. This year our program will include focused content on U.S. U.K. and EU sanctions and export controls enacted in response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine.


12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Registration and Lunch

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. - U.S., U.K. and EU Sanctions Update – Russia & Other Recent Developments

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. - U.S., U.K. and EU Export Controls Update – China, Russia & Other Recent Developments

3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. - Coffee Break

3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. - Walking the Tightrope: U.S./U.K./EU Views on UAE-Russia Relations

4:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. - Managing Risk through OverRuled

4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

- U.S. Government Panel Session Featuring Guest Speakers:

- Lara Murad, U.S. Treasury Attaché at the U.S. Embassy Abu Dhabi

- Peter Zube, Regional Export Control Officer at the U.S. Consulate Dubai

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. - Networking Cocktail Hour

Please note that this event is off the record and closed to members of the media.

As the Dubai event venue has a limited capacity, attendance may be limited to two delegates per organization.

For questions, please contact Sarah Castanha at +971 4.317.3013 or


Mar 16, 2023

12:00 PM - 6:30 PM (GMT+8)

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The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai International Financial Centre
شارع الشيخ زايد
دبي, United Arab Emirates

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