Seminar on Sanctions and Export Control

9 Mar 2020

DLA Piper Norway
Bryggegata 6
Aker Brygge
0250 Oslo

DLA Piper is pleased to invite you to our seminar on Sanctions and Export Control, which we are holding jointly with our colleagues from DLA Piper in Dubai and London on Monday March 9, 2020.

The seminar will be held in English.


Ramsey Jurdi is a partner in DLA Piper in Dubai. Ramsey has considerable experience advising international companies on compliance with respect to economic sanctions and U.S. export controls.

John Forrest is a partner in DLA Piper in London. John is Head of International Trade in DLA Piper and practices within economic sanctions, export controls, and embargoes.

Kjetil Haare Johansen is Head of Regulatory in DLA Piper Norway and specializes in EU/EEA, competition, distribution agreements, trade law/trade restrictions, export control, and public procurement.

08:45 - 09:00
Registration and light breakfast
09:00 - 09:15
Short introduction: What is the nature of the sanctions regime in Norway?
Speaker: Kjetil Haare Johansen, DLA Piper
09:15 - 10:00
Part 1: Intro to the EU and U.S. sanctions and export control landscape
Speakers: Ramsey Jurdi and John Forrest, DLA Piper
10:00 - 10:10
10:10 - 11:30
Part 2: Current developments in Sanctions and Export Control
Speakers: Ramsey Jurdi and John Forrest, DLA Piper
This part will highlight the following issues:
1. CAATSA: an analysis of developments in Russia secondary sanctions in the past two years
2. U.S. sanctions targeting Iran – changes to the secondary sanctions and how to mitigate risk
3. Potential post-Brexit changes to EU and UK sanctions
4. Developing and implementing compliance controls and screening
5. Enforcement: Potential penalties, enforcement practices, and standards of liability
11:30 - 12:00
Network & Mingle
Light lunch