Earlier this month, Shantanu Majumdar QC chaired the ‘LIDW member-hosted event: Sanctions and Disputes’ with Ben Wells of CANDEY, Artem Zhavoronkov of Borenius and Susan Leddy of Swiss Re. The presentation and discussion focused on the current issues in the world of economic sanctions with particular emphasis on the effect of sanctions on legal rights and proceedings to enforce them, including:
- Sanctions and the enforcement of contractual obligations
- US Secondary sanctions and sanctions clauses: Lamesa v Cynergy in the English Court of Appeal
- The recent amendments to the Russian Arbitrazh Procedure Code – principle and practice – covering recent case law including Uralvagonzavod v PESA; Bydgoszcz and Tsargrad; Media v Google
- The new UK sanctions regime.
Link to video here.