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Lamesa: A path through the US sanctions maze?
Lamesa: A path through the US sanctions maze?
Leigh Hansson
6 January 2020

A recent UK court judgement has finally provided clarity for businesses operating globally around how to manage US sanctions risk contractually, including risks arising from secondary sanctions. But whether this ruling blunts the potency of the US’ sanctions in the UK remains to be seen.

Finding sense and sensibility in global commodities
Finding sense and sensibility in global commodities
Jonathan Bell
28 November 2018

Making sense of the bigger picture of the state of the global commodity markets is no easy task. But here, Jonathan Bell meets up with a long-time friend and real commodity guru in Geneva - Jean-Francois Lambert, former head of HSBC commodity finance, and now founder and managing partner of Lambert Commodities.

International Financial Sanctions: How is the landscape changing?
International Financial Sanctions: How is the landscape changing?
Leigh Hansson
20 November 2018

International businesses are facing a more challenging and perilous sanctions environment. Brett Hillis and Leigh Hansson, partners at Reed Smith, discuss key sanctions regimes in Russia and Iran, as well as the long-reach of US sanctions, Brexit, and the uncertainties raised by the EU Blocking Regulation.