4th Asia-based International Financial Law Conference

29 Mar - 31 Mar 2023

Session information

Session seven: Sanctions and financial contracts – where are we and where are we going?


This session will discuss the following topics in light of sanctionsrelated provisions commonly found in financial contracts:
• economic and financial sanctions in different parts of the world;
• implications of the extraterritorial effects of sanctions;
• impact of the sanctions against Russia;
• blocking statutes and their relevance; and
• are we expecting a movement from regulation to enforcement, and what does this mean for lenders and borrowers?

Session / Workshop Chair(s)

Daniel Khayyami Mannheimer Swartling, Stockholm, Sweden


Alyssa K Caples Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, London, England; Membership Officer, Securities Law Committee
Ko Hanamizu Anderson Mori & Tomotsune, Tokyo, Japan; Chair, Legal Opinions Subcommittee
Menno Stoffer De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek NV, Amsterdam, Netherlands