Economic Sanctions Law


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Similarities and Differences between the U.S. and French Approach

The Philadelphia Chapter of the French American Chamber of Commerce (FACC Philadelphia) is pleased to partner with Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, an FACC Senior Corporate Member, to present a one-hour discussion that will focus on the stakes of navigating the economic sanctions landscape in different jurisdictions, highlighting the similarities and differences between French, European Union, and U.S. sanctions programs with particular reference to comparative perspectives on the enactment and enforcement of sanctions against Russia. 

Daniel B. Pickard, the Chair of Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC’s International Trade and National Security Practice will moderate a discussion between Amanda Wetzel, a Buchanan Associate based in Philadelphia, and Roxane Castro, a Paris-based Partner of Navacelle, a French disputes firm with an international reach focusing on white-collar crime, compliance, investigations, and arbitration.

Amanda and Roxane are U.S. and French nationals respectively, are dually educated in U.S. and French law, and have practiced on both sides of the Atlantic.  Roxane is a current member of the Paris and New York bars, and Amanda is a current member of the Pennsylvania and New York bars. Amanda practiced as a member of the Paris bar while resident in Paris. They have deep experience to share on sanctions law as well as other comparative aspects of French and American law. 


Moderator and Panelists:

• Daniel B. Pickard, International Trade & National Security Practice Group Leader, Buchanan

• Amanda Wetzel, Associate, Buchanan

• Roxane Castro, Partner, Navacelle


*** One general CLE Credit may be earned by attorneys licensed in the following states: California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Maine, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia.

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