The world of sanctions continues to make headlines due to recent actions between the US and China, stemming from geopolitical developments and deteriorating diplomatic relations. These actions have far-reaching consequences on trade and supply chains globally. The sheer volume of these new measures poses significant compliance challenges for the sanctions community, which is already having to navigate and keep abreast of a complex global relations environment that is undergoing rapid and continuous change, while in parallel addressing the rapid growth in counter-sanctions, legal challenges and the significance of contract clauses. This webinar will include contextualizing the global politics business risk environment, discussing the implications arising from recent legislative developments, analysing executive and regulatory activity, and scoping what’s on the horizon – including potential countermeasures.
Understanding recent sanctions actions with regards to Hong Kong SAR and China, and how they are placed within the wider geopolitical context.
Exploring recent US Executive Orders and their practical implications, for example those covering TikTok and WeChat.
Wider risk management considerations, as well as potential sanctions hotspots in US-China relations beyond Hong Kong SAR.