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The Disruption: Sanctions Flurry Keeps National Security Lawyers on Edge

The list of sanctions imposed on Russia seems to grow daily as Vladimir Putin’s war against Ukraine rages on. Sanctions targeting individual oligarchs, and Russia’s defense, transportation, trade and financial sectors have kept national security lawyers busy as they guide clients through the tumultuous landscape. The constantly shifting landscape has law firms sending out a flurry of client alerts on the latest updates and what they mean for corporations. And through it all, law firms are helping their clients decide whether to pull their business out of Russia, and to understand the risks if they stay.

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