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The EU, the U.S., and the UK continue to impose new sanctions and restrictive measures on Russia and Belarus. The sanctions may significantly affect the operations of Polish companies doing business with Russia, Belarus, and Ukraine. This concerns not only direct trade and transactions with vendors and counterparties but also indirect relationships - through supply chains and trade routes, due to certain services or goods types.
EY Poland and Squire Patton Boggs we invite you to an event entitled How will economic sanctions affect Polish operations? Our speaker will be Tomasz Dyrda, Partner, Forensic & Integrity Services, EY Poland; Jarosław Grzegorz, Associate Partner, Forensic & Integrity Services, EY Poland; and Jose Maria Vinals, Partner, Squire Patton Boggs who will be discussing the economic sanctions and their bearing on the Polish operations.
This event's discussion points will cover:
1. Discussing the nature of sanctions, who imposes them, and what can be sanctioned;
2. Present the sanctions imposed on Russia and Belarus (as well as the countermeasures);
3. Describe the key risks that companies should analyze;
4. Present case studies;
5. Indicate what actions are worth considering.
Speakers Speakers Tomasz Dyrda EY Poland, Forensic & Integrity Services, Partner at EY POLSKA
Financial crime, money laundering, sanction evasion and frauds, on the other hand new technologies and IT – these are matters that occupy Tomasz professionally for 22 years. In 2018-2022 has been involved in investigations of thousands of money laundering and sanctions circumvention schemes behind pumping funds from East to West and goods in the opposite direction.
He represented clients in dealings with state and international institutions - FinCEN, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Moneyval, local financial intelligence units (FIU) and financial market supervisory authorities. He has conducted projects in over 20 countries. Tomasz has an extensive knowledge of fraud schemes and patterns in various sectors, with particular focus and interest in financial institutions and energy and utilities companies. He deeply understands needs and expectations of law firms and in-house lawyers. He has worked with nearly 30 law firms, supporting them in criminal, civil, labor, tax and arbitration proceedings by issuing expert opinions and testifying in courts. Tomasz designed a unique solution for public prosecutors offering comprehensive expert witness opinions related to complex, high-profile financial and business fraud cases, in particular various Ponzi schemes. He is a speaker at conferences, trainings and post-graduate studies for business, lawyers and law enforcement. Jarosław Grzegorz EY Poland, Forensic & Integrity Services, Associate Partner at EY POLSKA
Associate Partner at EY Forensic & Integrity Services (EY Forensics) in Poland. Jarosław has 15 years of professional experience in forensic and integrity-related services (200+ engagements). He specializes in fraud investigation, including ultimate beneficiary owners (UBOs) identification, compliance audits and compliance-related advisory. Jarosław’s experience encompassed multiple third party risk management projects such as identification of high risk business partners performed at the request of global pharmaceutical company based on review of 25 thousand vendors in 10 European countries. He is also experienced in litigation support and dispute advisory.
Jarosław has a Master’s degree in Economics of the University of Lodz (Poland). He also completed Socrates Erasmus scholarship at the University of Vaasa (Finland). Holds diploma of Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants), Project Management Professional (PMP) and the title of Certified Internal Auditor (CIA). Frequent speaker at conferences and seminars devoted to fraud management and compliance. Visiting lecturer at post-graduate studies organized by Warsaw School of Economics and Leon Kozminski University. José María Viñals Partner, Madrid and Brussels at SQUIRE PATTON BOGGS KRZEŚNIAK SP.K.
Jose María Viñals is a partner based in Madrid and Brussels in Squire Patton Boggs and a member of the International Trade practice Group, with a focus on internationalization and a well-established Latin American practice. He has been active in the fields of foreign direct investments and international commerce, as well as project finance, investment protection and more recently FinTech.
José María has co-authored a Handbook on International Sanctions, which is intended to provide a first guide for companies and in-house counsel in navigating the complex regulatory framework of international sanctions. He has also recently co-authored the book Investments Abroad: Mechanisms of Protection, published by Thomson Aranzadi in 2017. Likewise, he has co-written Comments to the Arbitration Law of 2003 (Aranzadi, 2005), and authored Code of Arbitration (Aranzadi, 2005), a work of compilation and commentary on legal matters and rules of arbitration as well as the in the Latam chapter of International Franchises 2016: Legal and Commercial Considerations. A recognized figure in the European legal industry, Jose María appears in the prestigious international directories The Legal 500, for Project Finance and European Law, and Chambers. Since 2015, he has been recognized by Best Lawyers in Spain for Project Finance. He has also been awarded the Iberian Lawyer Top 40 Under 40 in 2017, conferred on the 40 most prestigious lawyers under the age of 40 in Spain and Portugal. He is a Professor of International Trade at the law faculty of Instituto de Estudios Bursátiles (IEB) and at the Executive Master of International Trade at Instituto de Empresa (IE). He frequently gives conferences as a guest speaker on matters such as international law, investment protection, and international sanctions in various universities in Spain and abroad, including Instituto de Empresa, Menéndez Pelayo International University, Public University of Navarra, Madrid’s Universidad a Distancia, the University of Havana, and the University of Alicante. Furthermore, he has talked at events organized by the Brookings Institution, The Economist, and the Wharton Business School. Jose María has co-authored a Handbook on International Sanctions, which is intended to provide a first guide for companies and in-house counsel in navigating the complex regulatory framework of international sanctions. He has also recently co-authored the book Investments Abroad: Mechanisms of Protection, published by Thomson Aranzadi in 2017. Likewise, he has co-written the Comments to the Arbitration Law of 2003; (Aranzadi, 2005), the publication of Code of Arbitration; (Aranzadi, 2005), a work of compilation and commentary on legal matters and rules of arbitration as well as the Cuban chapter of the book entitled International Franchises 2016: Legal and Commercial Considerations. José María regularly writes articles for the Spanish business and legal press such as Expansión, Cinco Días or Latin Lawyer and is frequently consulted as an expert in protection of foreign investments and international sanctions both in radio media and in televised discussions in Spain. Welcome to Glue Up. We are upgrading our password strength service in order to align with ISO27001 standards. Please take a moment to upgrade your password.
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