Date: Wednesday, July 6, 2022
Time: 12:00pm to 13:30pm (EST)
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Alan Winston Granwell, Of Counsel, Holland & Knight LLP, Washington, DC
Daniel J. Bell, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery LLP, Washington, DC
Antonia Tzinova, Partner, Holland & Knight LLP, Washington, DC
Bruce Zagaris, Partner, Berliner Corcoran & Rowe LLP, Washington, DC
Among the sanctions imposed on the Russian Federation, the United States has prohibited the provision of accounting, trust and corporate formation, and management consulting services from the United States or by a US Person, wherever located, to persons located in the Russian Federation.
- Will provide some general background on sanctions
- Will explain these new services prohibitions, effective date, exceptions and General Licenses related thereto
- Discuss guidance issued by OFAC through FAQs as to how these prohibitions are intended to operate
- Discuss how these prohibitions may impact STEP members and what STEP members need to know
- Discuss US governmental initiatives to enforce sanctions
Daniel Bell focuses his practice on domestic and international estate, gift and income tax planning. He has assisted clients with sophisticated estate, income and gift tax mitigation strategies, including domestic and offshore tax compliance, tax controversy and litigation, pre-immigration, expatriation and business succession planning, estate and trust administration, as well as family multigenerational wealth preservation.
Alan Granwell is a tax lawyer with 50 years of experience in the area of international taxation. He advises private clients and corporate clients on cross-border planning, controversy, transparency and compliance. Mr. Granwell is a former International Tax Counsel and Director, Office of International Tax Affairs, U.S. Treasury Department and a Fellow, American College of Tax Counsel. In the past few months, Alan has chaired several panels dealing with the US sanctions targeted at oligarchs and is a contributing author to the STEP USA paper on the recent services prohibitions.
Antonia Tzinova practices in the areas of international trade, foreign direct investment and industrial security. She advises on defense and high-technology exports; U.S. trade embargoes and economic sanctions; and customs matters. She is a member of the Law360 International Trade Editorial Board.
Bruce Zagaris advises individual, entities and governments on international business, especially the regulatory and enforcement aspects. He has worked on tax controversy matters, including representing individuals on voluntary disclosures, audits, and litigation, as well as consulting and serving as an expert witness in criminal trials for defendants and the U.S. government. He has also represented foreign governments in international tax and financial services, including advising and helping negotiate income tax, tax information exchange agreements, and bilateral investment treaties. Bruce’s practice also includes a substantial amount of money movement issues, especially international ones.
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