New York, NY, February 28, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Amanda DeBusk, Partner and Chair International Trade Department at Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “New Iranian Sanctions and How They Will Affect Your Business and Your Trade Compliance Program In 2012.” This event is scheduled for June 22, 2012 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm (ET).
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About Amanda Debusk
Amanda DeBusk is chair of Hughes Hubbard’s International Trade Department, which was recently recognized by Chambers as one of the leading international trade departments in the country. Ms. DeBusk concentrates on export controls and sanctions, trade remedies, customs, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and market access. Her sanctions expertise is rooted in her background as former Assistant Secretary for Export Enforcement at the U.S. Commerce Department, where she handled civil and criminal enforcement matters and voluntary disclosures, including sanctions enforcement. She has advised clients in a wide variety of industries and has handled trade matters involving almost all parts of the world. Ms. DeBusk has been recently appointed to the U.S. Department of State's Advisory Committee on International Economic Policy: Sanctions Subcommittee.
Ms. DeBusk received her B.A. from the University of Richmond, summa cum laude, and her J.D. from Harvard Law School.
About Hughes Hubbard
With a distinguished history dating back to 1888, Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP is currently ranked #1 on The American Lawyer’s “A-List,” a list of 20 firms designated as the “top firms among the nation’s legal elite” -- its seventh year on this list. Headquartered in New York, with offices in Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, Miami, Jersey City, Kansas City, Paris and Tokyo, the firm provides comprehensive legal advice and transactional expertise to clients around the world. Hughes Hubbard’s unwavering commitment to pro bono and diversity has distinguished the firm since its inception and has been recognized consistently through high rankings and awards in these areas. Through changing times, Hughes Hubbard’s goal has remained the same: To deliver results by bringing critical thinking to clients’ most critical matters. More information is available at: http://www.hugheshubbard.com/.
Sanctions against Iran are constantly expanding to address new concerns. The array of new programs -- covering financial services, communications equipment and diversions -- creates tremendous compliance challenges for U.S. and foreign companies. This webinar will explain the new sanctions provisions and provide the information you need to make sure your company is protected against costly investigations and possible penalties. Among the topics covered in this webinar include financial sanctions, sanctions relating to communications equipment and new penalties on foreign sanctions evaders. The presentation will be followed by ample time to ask questions from the distinguished panel.
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