Business Stymied By Russia Sanctions’ Bark

April 25, 2014

The bark of Russia sanctions seems more effectual than their immediate bite. Limited sanctions imposed to date in response to events in Ukraine have targeted only a few individuals and one institution--OAO Bank Rossiya. Yet fear of what may come next can be paralyzing for businesses.

Laura M. Brank, managing partner of Dechert's Moscow office, discussed the impact and the outlook in an interview with the Risk & Compliance Journal.