SolarWinds and Expanded U.S. Sanctions on the Russian Financial Sector

On April 15, 2021, the US Department of the Treasury imposed sanctions on Russia for its involvement in the SolarWinds breach and for its continued malign activities. In this webinar, a Sayari analyst will examine the expanded restrictions under EO 14024, and outline potential risk exposure that U.S. financial institutions face in light of this directive. They will also demonstrate investigative methodologies to better understand the corporate structures of Russian financial institutions.

You will learn about:

  • The implementation of the April 15, 2021 designation in the wake of the SolarWinds data breach.
  • New directive under Executive Order 14024 targeting Russian sovereign debt.
  • Risk exposure US financial institutions face in dealing in new Russia issued bond investments.
  • Leveraging Russian corporate data to identify ultimate beneficial ownership of Russian financial institutions.

This class is ideal for anyone who wants to:

  • Learn about the latest US Treasury sanctions on Russian sovereign debt.
  • Learn about how US financial institutions can mitigate regulatory risk in light of expanded sanctions.
  • Learn how to identify ultimate beneficial ownership of Russian financial institutions.

General Information

Date: Monday, July 26, 2021
Time: 12:00 UTC (8:00 AM ET)
Length: 60 Minutes
Session Credits:
CAMS credential: 1 credit
CFCS credential: 1 credit
Cost: Free

Please note, due to the nature of this content, Sayari may revoke registration at any point without prior notification.

About your Sayari Team:

Alexi Fehlman

is a Eurasia Analyst with a focus on sanctions and illicit actor investigations. He has extensive expertise in analyzing Russian corporate structures and conducting supply-chain risk investigations. Prior to his time at Sayari, Alexi worked at Kharon where he conducted open-source investigations on sanctioned entities and individuals.

Jessica Abell

is the Vice President of Content Strategy at Sayari. She has over a decade of experience investigating complex illicit financial networks, with a focus on developing innovative methods to exploit open source data. Prior to Sayari, she worked as a consultant on ISIL counter threat finance strategy in support of the interagency Counter ISIL Finance Cell, and she maintains an adjunct researcher position at the Institute for Defense Analyses. She has briefed her work to senior leadership across the private sector and the US government, including in the US intelligence community; combatant commands; Departments of Defense, Treasury, and State; and the National Security Council. She holds an MA in International Policy Studies and a BA in History, both from Stanford University, and is proficient in Farsi.

Alex Bate

is an Asia Analyst at Sayari, where she specializes in data-driven analysis of Chinese State-owned Enterprises, forced labor, and illicit finance. Before joining Sayari, she worked at C4ADS and Trivium China. Alex holds a B.A. in International Relations and Chinese from the College of William and Mary and has studied at Tsinghua University in Beijing. She is fluent in Mandarin and Spanish.

About Sayari

Sayari empowers government and industry to protect finance, trade and security systems by illuminating the global commercial networks through connected public data and documents. Providing commercial intelligence data from over 250 jurisdictions worldwide, Sayari delivers the entity network visualizations and intuitive risk identifications that decision makers need to stay proactively informed and power safer global commerce.

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