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Russian Sanctions: How Will They Impact Credit Default Swaps? (Update)

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Economic sanctions against Russia as a result of the invasion of Ukraine have had a broad impact on the global economy and have raised the question of whether Russia will be able to meet its obligations on foreign denominated...more

Morrison & Foerster LLP

Unexpected Trading Dynamics in Sovereign-Guaranteed Debt

In the months since Russia commenced “special military operations” in late February of this year, much of the world has watched Russia’s full-scale invasion of Eastern Ukraine with horror. As that invasion has dragged on...more

Alston & Bird

Russian Bond Default and CDS Credit Event: How Did We Get Here and Where Are We Going?

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Our Financial Services & Products Group provides background on how Russia defaulted on its eurobonds and discusses the implications for Russian bond and credit default swap positions....more

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Update: New Mechanism Established for Repayment of Russian Sovereign Debt

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Russian President Vladimir Putin signed Decree No. 394 on June 22, establishing the new mechanism for settlements under the sovereign bonds of the Russian Federation denominated in foreign currency (Eurobonds)....more

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Sanctions Against Russia: The Week in Review - June 2022 - 3

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The Week in Review delivers information and analysis on recent developments related to sanctions against Russia and key implications for the public, private, and non-profit sectors as the United States (U.S.), the European...more

King & Spalding

8 Key Business Takeaways From Russia’s War

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Economic ripples of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine will permeate the financial, energy, retail, and agricultural sectors, among others. (A link to a related King & Spalding webinar is located here.) While the full effects of...more

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

U.S. Economic Sanctions Against Russia Grow Amid the Ukraine Crisis: What Businesses Need to Know (UPDATED)

Originally Published: February 25, 2022 – Updated: April 18, 2022 - U.S. economic sanctions against Russian interests continue to build in response to the developing situation between the Russian Federation and Ukraine. ...more

King & Spalding

Russia’s Payment of Principal and Interest in Rubles of U.S. Dollar-Denominated Debt May Give Rise to Claims under International...

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On April 11, 2022, the EMEA Credit Derivatives Determinations Committee (CDDC) determined that the state-owned Russian Railways is in default on a missed bond payment. Russian Railways tried to make the interest payment due...more

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US Imposes Additional Investment Restrictions, Other Sanctions, and Export Controls on Russia

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Authored by our Global Sanctions Team In early April 2022, the US imposed additional sanctions and export-controls restrictions on Russia. The restrictions include a new Executive Order prohibiting new investment in the...more

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Russian Sanctions: How Will They Impact Credit Default Swaps?

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Economic sanctions against Russia as a result of the invasion of Ukraine have had a broad impact on the global economy and have raised the question of whether Russia will be able to meet its obligations on foreign denominated...more

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

U.S. Economic Sanctions Against Russia Grow Amid the Ukraine Crisis: What Businesses Need to Know (UPDATED)

Originally Published: February 25, 2022 – Updated: March 25, 2022 - U.S. economic sanctions against Russian interests have been building in response to the developing situation between the Russian Federation and Ukraine. ...more

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

U.S. Economic Sanctions Against Russia Grow Amid the Ukraine Crisis: What Businesses Need to Know (UPDATED)

Originally Published: February 25, 2022 – Updated: March 8, 2022 U.S. economic sanctions against Russian interests have been building in response to the developing situation between the Russian Federation and Ukraine....more

Womble Bond Dickinson

Russia and Belarus Targeted With Comprehensive Economic Sanctions and Export Control Restrictions: U.S., U.K., and EU Regulatory...

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In response to the Russian Federation’s invasion of Ukraine in February 2022, the U.S., U.K., and EU have implemented sweeping coordinated economic sanctions and export control restrictions targeting key industries, entities,...more

Perkins Coie

Sanctioning Russia Over Invasion of Ukraine

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On February 21, 2022, Russian President Vladimir Putin unilaterally recognized the Luhansk and Donetsk regions in Eastern Ukraine (Covered Regions) as independent states. Thereafter, Mr. Putin authorized a full-scale invasion...more

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United States Imposes More Sanctions to Block Russian Access to U.S. Banking System and U.S. Goods, Technology or Software

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On February 24, 25 and 28, the United States broadened its economic sanctions against Russia in response to its full-scale military invasion of Ukraine. As the Biden Administration had promised in recent weeks, in close...more

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Japan's Sanctions Related to the Situation in Ukraine

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On 26 February 2022, Japan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan ("MOFA"), Ministry of Finance ("MOF") and Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry ("METI") jointly announced "Measures Related to the Situation in Ukraine...more

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Review of Sanctions and Export Controls Imposed in Response to Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

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As we had reported in our earlier client alert and 2022 Year in Preview, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has resulted in a new wave of sanctions and export controls on Russia, including sanctions on key sectors of the Russian...more

K&L Gates LLP

U.S. Imposes Initial Sanctions in Response to Russia's Threat to Undermine Ukraine's Sovereignty

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This week, the United States imposed new economic sanctions in response to efforts by the Russian Federation to undermine the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine. As discussed herein, they consist of: (1) an...more

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U.S. Announces Next Round of Tougher Sanctions and Export Controls in Response to Russian Invasion of Ukraine

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The United States, along with the European Union, the United Kingdom, and other allies, has announced a new round of significantly tougher sanctions and export controls in response to the expanding Russian military invasion...more

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Biden Administration Imposes “First Tranche” of Sanctions in Response to Russian Actions in Ukraine

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On February 22 and 23, 2022, the Biden Administration announced additional sanctions on Russia. The first group of sanctions was announced on February 22, following Russia’s recognition of the so-called Donetsk and Luhansk...more

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US and EU intensify sanctions in response to Russian actions in Ukraine; Australia, Canada, Japan announce sanctions

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On 22 February 2022, the United States announced new sanctions on Russia, blocking the property of two major Russian banks, dozens of their subsidiaries, and five individuals, and imposing additional restrictions on dealings...more

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Further Sanctions Issued by the U.S. Government and Global Allies

On February 22 and 23, 2022, President Biden announced further sanctions in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. These sanctions build upon the U.S. sanctions issued on February 21, 2022. Specifically, the additional...more

Goodwin

New Sanctions Imposed in Response to Russia’s Incursions in Ukraine, Phase I

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To counter Russia’s escalating incursions into Ukraine and threats to its sovereignty, the United States has imposed a series of sanctions on Russian and Ukrainian persons and interests, to be implemented by the U.S....more

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US Imposes Further Economic Sanctions Due to the Russian Federation's Actions in Ukraine

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On February 22, 2022, the United States announced and implemented new economic sanctions targeting the Russian Federation’s financial services sector and persons that operate in the sector. These sanctions are designed to cut...more

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U.S. Treasury Imposes Second Round of Economic Sanctions Following Russian Takeover of Eastern Ukraine Regions

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This client alert summarizes the sanctions imposed by the U.S. Treasury on February 22, 2022, targeting Russia's financial services sector following Russia's recognition of the Donetsk and Luhansk People's Republics (DNR and...more

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