EMBARGOED! Episode 41: Top 10 Stories of 2021

In the year’s final episode, Brian and Tim run through a Lightning Round-style discussion of the top economic sanctions and export controls stories of 2021. In no particular order, they discuss: the U.S. hitting the policy reset button, successful court...

EMBARGOED! Episode 40: Fresh New Topics and Old Favorites

Before turning to some old favorites, Brian and Tim cover some fresh new topics, including the first designations under, and tailored aims of, the new Ethiopia-related sanctions program and the Cambodia Business Advisory on High-Risk Investments and Interactions....

EMBARGOED! Episode 38: Dawn of a New Era for U.S. Sanctions?

Brian and Tim kick things off by dissecting the results of The Treasury 2021 Sanctions Review, which charts a (somewhat) new path for OFAC-administered sanctions. We debate what it all means and where things could be headed in the future. Next, we focus on OFAC’s...

EMBARGOED! Episode 37: On Ransoms, Virtual and Diplomatic

Brian and Tim are back to discuss ransoms of all shapes and sizes. First, they tackle OFAC’s new ransomware guidance and contemplate what it means for the risk faced by victims and others within the ransomware payment ecosystem. Next, Brian and Tim discuss...

EMBARGOED! Episode 33: A Deep Dive on Forced Labor

Brian and Tim are joined by their Miller & Chevalier colleagues, Richard Mojica and Nate Lankford, to dive deep on the problem of forced labor and the ways multinational companies are reckoning with this human rights crisis (in Xinjiang and beyond). Specifically,...

EMBARGOED! Episode 32: Is JCPOA 2.0 Going Down In Flames?

Brian and Tim try to decipher recent signals that JCPOA 2.0 may be in trouble and share their thoughts on what to look for during the coming weeks. We next turn to the new multilateral sanctions recently imposed on Belarus before checking in on China to discuss the...