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Walter White Quoted in Agenda Article on Trade Sanctions

May 6, 2015

Titled “Lifted Sanctions Bring Opportunity and Risk for Boards,” the April 27 article discusses the regulatory hazards facing companies eyeing potential new markets as the United States lifts its trade embargo against Cuba and moves forward on nuclear negotiations with Iran. In quoted and paraphrased material, McGuireWoods partner Walter White notes that trying to maintain compliance with trade sanctions is a “major headache” for corporations – and most boards will find sanctions too specific for directors to navigate on their own. He explains that sanctions and associated regulations vary from country to country, but generally they focus on vendor oversight, compliance and in-country management issues. Subscribers can read the full text of the article at