foreign & russian regulatory & compliance - Ivanyan and Partners
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Advising on sanctions compliance

We advise companies operating globally on compliance with EU and member state sanction policies and US sanctions, including OFAC- and EAR-related matters.

We also provide legal support to Russian and foreign investors on Russian regulatory issues, e.g. investments in strategic companies.

Moreover, we assist clients on issues of AML legislation, and we design, upgrade, and implement compliance systems and policies.


Legal examination of compliance by target companies with the applicable US and EU export restrictions on purchase of the foreign equipment, components and technologies required for the core operations of several big industrial enterprises in the Russian Federation (on a regular basis for a number of clients, 2016-present)

Regular advice to a Top-3 Russian bank on US and EU export control regulation issues that arise within the framework of the bank’s client operations (2016-present)

Legal examination of international commercial contracts for compliance with export control requirements and application of sanctions imposed by the EU and the US (on a regular basis for a number of clients, 2015-present)

Advising on current issues of customs regulations and currency control in Russia and several CIS countries (on a regular basis for a number of clients, 2015-present)

Advised an international oilfield services company on application of the US export control regulations and EU export restrictions in connection with the supply / leasing of oil well development and drilling equipment (2016-2018)

Advised a big Russian fishing group on compliance with EU and US export restrictions that might arise during performance of fishing vessel building contracts (2018)

Advised the biggest Russian engineering holding company on export restrictions and risks involved in transactions with persons included on the BIS Entity List (2017)

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