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In this episode, Akin Gump cross-border transactions partner Melissa Schwartz discusses economic sanctions and their impact on transactions, specifically, how businesses minimize the risk they face of sanctions violations.

Among the topics covered:

  • secondary sanctions risk
  • how companies can evaluate their risk profile
  • the importance of a strong diligence program.

For more information on Akin Gump's work on economic sanctions and cross-border transactions, please visit the sanctions and cross-border transactions pages on

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