Our Next Chapter Event
The Lap of Luxury: Navigating Trade Restrictions against Russia
Reynolds Porter Chamberlain 'RPC'
Thursday, 13 Jul 2023
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Debevoise & Plimpton
Tom is the co-author of ‘Sanctions Law’, which was published in January 2019 with a view to providing an accessible overview of sanctions law across a number of different jurisdictions. He has continued to write regularly on sanctions developments, and taught a sanctions module as part of the undergraduate law course at Lund University, Sweden.
Prior to joining Debevoise, Tom practised as a barrister and was Judicial Assistant to the Rt. Hon. Lord Dyson MR at the Court of Appeal for Easter and Trinity terms 2015. Tom also worked as a Visiting Professional at the International Criminal Court in The Hague.
Chapter Advisory Financial Services
Managing Director – EMEA Chief Sanctions Officer
Chapter Advisory Corporate
Trade Compliance Manager
Shell International Ltd (UK)
Stuart has developed and managed restricted party / KYC screening tools, built compliance processes and systems for trade / customs, risk assessment and management and is a qualified auditor (working with UK Government and multinational defence, pharmaceutical and oil & gas companies).
Out of work Stuart still tries to play cricket and is a Kent Cricket Club qualified coach, coaching at youth level.
Michelle J. Linderman
Chapter Advisory Legal
Crowell & Moring’s International Trade Group
Michelle counsels clients on compliance with EU and U.K. sanctions legislation; U.K. anti-bribery and anti-money laundering laws and regulations; the U.K. Modern Slavery Act; export controls; data privacy and cybersecurity issues. This work includes devising compliance policies and procedures; advising on enforcement and investigation proceedings; conducting internal investigations; and responding to government enquiries. She also advises licensees in disputes with enterprise database licensors including advising on how to manage licensing audits.
Michelle regularly publishes articles on the impact of EU sanctions, both in traditional media and online. She also speaks at industry events on sanctions, anti-bribery, and corruption and other compliance and regulatory issues with a particular focus on the maritime and (re)insurance industries.
Chapter Advisory Sanctions Tech
Haider is a member of PRMIA’s SME advisory expert group on buy-side investment risk and sits on the membership committee of the UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association (UKSIF).
Anna Sayre, CSS
Chapter Programmes Director
Sanctions Advisor & Programmes Director
Before joining the ACSS, Anna spent over 10 years working within the financial crime sector in the City of London. Her experience includes six years at the UK financial watchdog – the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) – where she assisted on a variety of high-profile financial crime investigations, as well as private practice in top city law firm – Eversheds-Sutherland – handling ad hoc sanctions advices and compliance audits for multinational clients.
Earlier in her career, Anna gained experience working for the commercial litigation departments of law firms in Paris, London, and New York. Anna speaks Polish fluently and is also well-versed in French.
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