Deal counsel must now navigate a minefield of
sanctions against Russia. IFLR examines how the restrictions
have impacted the country’s business
Russia's standoff with the west over the crisis in Ukraine has
led many to question how sanctions will impact investors and
companies with exposure to the country.
|What will be the real impact of
sanctions on Russia?
As IFLR goes to press, sanctions remain targeted and in the
form of travel bans and asset freezes. But rhetoric is
hardening. The US, UK, France and Germany have argued that
trade embargoes should be imposed on undisclosed sectors of the
Russian economy. There has also been talk of hitting the
As the crisis unfolds, IFLR asks the market about how the
sanctions are changing the Russia's business landscape.
Taking 29% of the vote, many expect to see the growth of
local banks as international lenders retreat. Certainly,...