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Dems Chide Biden For Afghans,' Ukrainians' Uneven Welcome

By Alyssa Aquino

Senate Democrats have pressed the Biden administration to resolve inequities between its treatment of fleeing Afghans and Ukrainians, chiding the administration for approving only hundreds of Afghans for humanitarian parole over several months, despite approving thousands of Ukrainians in a few weeks.

How Law Firms Are Riding A Wave Of Russia Sanction Work

By Marco Poggio

Global firms have seen a surge in demand on matters related to the sanctions on Russia. Partners and practice leaders gave Law360 Pulse an account of how areas such as import and export control, international trade and money laundering are seeing a significant surge in demand.

Russian Exodus Puts Companies On Shaky Legal Ground

By Caroline Simson

The recent unprecedented withdrawal of companies from Russia has been hailed by the court of public opinion as the morally correct choice, but experts say it's unlikely that arbitral tribunals adjudicating the expected avalanche of resulting contract disputes will put much weight on ethics.

Isolated Russian Banks Reconsidering Basel Rulebook

By Ronan Barnard

The head of a major bank in Russia has called for the country to replace the international Basel banking regulations with a wholly Russian version, which could put the country still reeling from Western sanctions into deeper economic isolation.

Robinson & Cole Joins Legal Industry's Ukraine Relief Efforts

By Clarice Silber

Robinson & Cole LLP has joined more than a dozen law firms in offering humanitarian and legal aid in support of the people of Ukraine amid Russia's monthslong military invasion.

Aircraft Lender Sues Russian Carrier For £339M In Lost Planes

By Humberto J. Rocha

The world's largest aircraft lessor has sued a Russian carrier for £339 million ($427 million), accusing it of using sanctions as cover to keep eight Boeing airplanes in the latest dispute stemming from the Western crackdown on Moscow.


Expert Analysis

How Russia Sanctions Are Affecting Compliance

The wide-ranging sanctions and export controls that the U.S. and its partners have imposed on Russia in recent months pose complex compliance challenges for commercial operations, investments and financial transactions, even when there is not a direct or obvious nexus with Russia, say Anthony Rapa and Matthew Thomas at Blank Rome.

What Sanctions Mean For Funds' Subscription Credit Facilities

Given the unprecedented wave of sanctions against wealthy Russian oligarchs, lenders should be aware of the complex questions regarding funds' subscription credit facilities that can arise when an investor is sanctioned, say attorneys at Haynes and Boone.

How Russia's Parallel Import Order May Affect Companies' IP

The Russian government's new decree legalizing parallel imports of certain goods will likely make it difficult for international manufacturers to protect their intellectual property rights in Russia, though some potential avenues of negotiation remain, say attorneys at Morgan Lewis.

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