International Comparative Legal Guide to Sanctions 2024 – Germany Chapter

September 29, 2023

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Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce with Global Legal Group the release of the International Comparative Legal Guide to Sanctions 2024 – Germany Chapter.  Gibson Dunn partner Benno Schwarz and associate Nikita Malevanny are co-authors of the publication which provides an overview of the EU sanctions regime as applied by Germany and covers relevant government agencies, applicable guidance, sanctions jurisdiction, export controls, criminal and civil enforcement, recent developments, and other topics.  The chapter was co-authored with Veit Bütterlin and Svea Ottenstein from AlixPartners.

You can view this informative and comprehensive chapter via the link below:

CLICK HERE to view Sanctions 2024 – Germany Chapter.

About Gibson Dunn’s International Trade Practice:

Gibson Dunn’s International Trade Practice includes some of the most experienced practitioners in the field.  Our global experience is unparalleled – the practice’s lawyers have worked extensively across Asia, Europe, the Gulf, and the Americas and many have served in senior government and enforcement roles as principal architects of key sanctions and export controls regimes and relief, including with respect to U.N. sanctions, and U.S. measures against Iran, Russia, Cuba, and Myanmar.  For further information, please visit our practice page and feel free to contact Benno Schwarz (+49 89 189 33-210, [email protected]), Nikita Malevanny (+49 89 189 33-224, [email protected]) or the Gibson Dunn lawyer with whom you usually work.

About the Authors:

Benno Schwarz is a partner in the Munich office of Gibson Dunn and co-chair of the firm’s Anti-Corruption & FCPA Practice Group.  He focuses on white collar defense and compliance investigations in a wide array of criminal regulatory matters.  For more than 30 years, he has handled sensitive cases and investigations concerning all kinds of compliance issues, especially in an international context, advising and representing companies and their executive bodies.  He coordinates the German International Trade Practice Group of Gibson Dunn and assists clients in navigating the complexities of sanctions and counter-sanctions compliance.  He is regularly recognized as a leading lawyer in Germany in the areas of white-collar crime, corporate advice, compliance and investigations.

Nikita Malevanny is an associate in the Munich office of Gibson Dunn and a member of the firm’s White Collar Defense and Investigations, Litigation, and International Trade Practice Groups.  He focuses on international trade compliance, including EU sanctions, embargoes and export controls.  He also carries out internal and regulatory investigations in the areas of corporate anti-corruption, anti-money laundering and technical compliance. Handelsblatt / The Best LawyersTM in Germany 2023/2024 have recognized him in their list “Ones to Watch” for litigation and intellectual property law.  He  holds both German and Russian law degrees and speaks German, English, Russian and Ukrainian.  He is a regular member of Gibson Dunn’s cross-border teams supporting and advising clients on global sanctions and export control aspects.

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