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OFSI Russia sanctions (related to commercial services) webinar next Tuesday

Webinar on commercial services

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) is hosting a webinar on Tuesday 7 February at 11:00 to help industry understand recent changes to UK sanctions relating to commercial services trade with Russia. The briefing is to assist organisations to stay up to date and understand how to comply with recent changes. The new measures expand the services export prohibitions to cover audit, architecture, engineering, advertising, and IT consultancy and design services.

Speakers will include representatives from BEIS, the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), the Department for International Trade (DIT) and the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS). 

The webinar will cover the following topics:  

  • Overview of new services trade sanctions measures: sectoral scope and activities
  • Process for licensing and disclosures 
  • Q&A (answers will be provided to questions submitted in advance and, time permitting, a short slot may be offered to respond to questions submitted on the day via the event chat)

The webinar will take place on 7 February at 11:00 and will be hosted on Microsoft Teams Live.  

Register via this Microsoft Form by Monday 6 February at 15:00 to guarantee attendance. Questions may be submitted in advance via this form and the webinar will be hosted via Microsoft Teams Live.

The government’s existing guidance is summarised here:

The latest amendment to the Russia (Sanctions) legislation can be found here:

OFSI Notice

Categories: Education General Information Industry Events OFSI Updates Public Events Russia sanctions Training Webinars


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