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Christopher H. Skinner, Senior Associate, Squire Sanders to Speak at Knowledge Group's Iranian Sanctions for 2014 and Beyond Live Webcast

New York, NY, April 24, 2014 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Christopher H. Skinner, Senior Associate, Squire Sanders will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Iranian Sanctions for 2014 and Beyond.” This event is scheduled for June 17, 2014 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm (ET).

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About Christopher H. Skinner

Chris Skinner is a Senior Associate in the International Trade regulatory group of Squire Sanders, based in the firm’s Washington DC office. His practice encompasses virtually all areas of trade regulation, but focuses specifically on export controls, economic sanctions, anticorruption and customs laws and regulations. Within these areas, Chris has extensive experience developing compliance programs; preparing voluntary and directed disclosures; drafting export licenses and agreements; conducting internal compliance audits and investigations; and performing transactional due diligence. Chris regularly counsels U.S., non-U.S. and multinational clients on all aspects of U.S. economic sanctions programs. These include, in particular, the sanctions regimes against Iran, Cuba, and Burma, and the newly imposed blocking sanctions against Russia.

Chris currently serves as Vice-Chair to the American Bar Association’s Customs Law Committee and on the Steering Committee for the American Bar Association’s International Law Committee.

About Squire Sanders

Squire Sanders is a top-20 full-service, global legal practice. Our practice is unified around a singular focus: our clients and the value we deliver to them. While we have the benefit of the 9th largest global footprint, with 39 offices in 19 countries on five continents, our focus remains on the local needs of our clients. Squire Sanders’ presence around the world allows us to offer global export controls and sanctions advice and comprehensive compliance solutions. Our services include: experience in every category of dual-use items and defense articles and services; determining and complying with all licensing requirements, exemptions, exceptions and general licenses; commodity jurisdictions, export classifications and ratings, advisory opinions; internal investigations, voluntary and directed disclosures and remedial measures; and compliance programs, procedures, training and audits. Our experience and deep understanding of the underlying policy considerations and agency practices under the US International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) is second to none.

Event Synopsis:

One of the most anticipating issues this year 2014 is what’s in store for U.S. sanctions on Iran. New disclosure regulations and/or sanctions could significantly impact Iran’s economy. This year is deemed significant to a more comprehensive agreement between the United States and Iran.

The Knowledge Group has assembled a panel of key thought leaders and practitioners to help keep you updated in understanding the significant issues regarding Iranian sanctions in 2014 and beyond. The speakers will walk you through the most important issues in the mix in a two-hour Live webcast. Hear it from our distinguished panelists and interact with them during the Q&A session where the audience will be invited to ask the speakers questions live.

About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Group, LLC was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register to an event, please visit:
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