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The Evolution of Economic Sanctions: Increasingly Financial, Multilateral and Robust

February 12, 2013 —

WHAT   

The Evolution of Economic Sanctions: Increasingly Financial, Multilateral and Robust

WHEN  

Wednesday, February 13, 2013, 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

WHERE   

Georgetown University Law Center
Gewirz Student Center, 12th Floor
120 F Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20001

SCHEDULE   

9:00 – 9:15 a.m.
Welcome
Ryan M. Farha (L’13)
, Symposium Editor, Georgetown Journal of International Law

Opening Remarks
Gregory Klass
, Associate Dean for Research and Administration, Georgetown University Law Center

9:15 – 10:45 a.m.
Panel 1: The Legal Basis and Technical Operation of Financial Sanctions
Barry E. Carter, Professor and Co-Director of the Center on Transnational Business and the Law, Georgetown University Law Center (Moderator)  
Peter Cheswick (L’00), Attorney-Adviser, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)
William B. Hoffman, former Chief Counsel, OFAC; former Counsel, Davis Polk & Wardwell
Sean M. Thornton (L’97), former Chief Counsel, OFAC; Counsel, Skadden, Arps, Slate Meagher & Flom

11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Panel 2: The Legal and Economic Impacts of Financial Sanctions on Targeted Activities and Affected Institutions
Cari N. Stinebower
, Counsel, Crowell & Moring (Moderator)
Gary Clyde Hufbauer (L’80), Reginald Jones Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Michael M. Lieberman, Policy Advisor, U.S. Department of the Treasury
William A. Reinsch, President, National Foreign Trade Council

12:15 – 1:30 p.m.
Lunch
Introductory Remarks

Barry E. Carter, Professor and Co-Director of the Center on Transnational Business and the Law, Georgetown University Law Center

Keynote Speech
Daniel L. Glaser, Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing and Financial Crimes, U.S. Department of the Treasury

1:30 – 2:45 p.m.
Panel 3: Coordination and Incongruity Among U.S., EU and UN Sanctions
David D. Aufhauser
, Partner, Williams & Connolly (Moderator)
Carol A. Fuchs (L’79), Counsel for International Trade, General Electric
Court E. Golumbic, Managing Director, Compliance Department, Goldman Sachs
David Mortlock (L’04), Special Assistant to the Under Secretary for Economic Growth, U.S. Department of State
Meredith Rathbone (L’02), Partner, Steptoe & Johnson

3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Panel 4: A Survey of Other Legal, Political and Humanitarian Issues Raised by Sanctions
David P. Stewart
, Visiting Professor and Co-Director of the Center on Transnational Business and the Law, Georgetown University Law Center (Moderator)
Debbie Adams, Managing Director of Law and Governance, GAVI Alliance
Carol Joy Gordon, Professor, Fairfield University
Suzanne Maloney, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution
Dianne E. Rennack, Specialist in Foreign Policy Legislation, Congressional Research Service

NOTE   

The participants will discuss how economic sanctions have evolved significantly in recent years to keep pace with new technologies and strengthened global economic links; how enhanced coordination among the U.S., EU and UN has produced a multilateral network of sanctions; and why economic sanctions are a more robust tool for policymakers today than in the past.

This event is sponsored by the Georgetown Journal of International Law, Center for Transnational Business and the Law and Center on National Security and the Law at Georgetown Law. 

Media interested in attending should email mediarelations@law.georgetown.edu

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