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INSIGHT: A Review of U.S. Economic Sanctions in 2018

Kirkland partners Michael Casey, Zach Brez and Marcus Thompson discuss 2018 U.S. economic sanctions and predict activity for 2019.

According to the article, "2018 was an eventful year from an international sanctions perspective, both in terms of new U.S. policy measures and enforcement, capped with the landmark $1.34 billion settlement between Société Générale and federal and state regulators. The Trump administration’s reliance on economic sanctions as a foreign policy tool and the Office of Foreign Assets Control’s continued emphasis on pursuing sanctions against violators suggests that 2019 will be just as active."

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This article appeared in its entirety in the January 11, 2019 edition of Bloomberg Law: White Collar & Criminal Law.