Tag Archives: Russia

Six Sanctions Questions for PE to Scrutinise

The key issues PE deal teams are facing amidst rapidly changing global sanctions and guidance. By Les Carnegie, Charles Claypoole, Tom D. Evans, David J. Walker, Ruchi Gill, Alli Hugi, Thomas Lane, and Catherine Campbell Russia’s recent invasion of Ukraine has created new headwinds for PE firms, as a matrix of sanctions and export controls … Continue Reading

The Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Act 2022 Receives Royal Assent

New legislation introduces further sanctions powers and aims to tackle financial crime by revealing identities of overseas beneficial owners of UK property. By Stuart Alford QC, Robert Price, Thomas Lane, and Harriet Slater Following the UK government’s successive sanctions packages, which are the subject of recent Latham & Watkins Client Alerts,[1] the response to Russia’s … Continue Reading

A New Wave of CIS Restructurings Poses Unique Challenges

By Ragnar Johannesen While the CIS nations have recently provided a multitude of sizeable restructuring cases, the region’s dominant force, Russia, has stood up reasonably well to lengthy economic decline, economic sanctions and the collapse of oil and gas prices. There are now signs however, that its complex troubles are pushing certain companies towards a … Continue Reading