Webinar: UK Sanctions relating to Russia: Briefing by UK government

Published on: 27 January 2023


The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) is hosting a webinar to help businesses understand recent changes to UK sanctions relating to commercial services trade with Russia. 

The briefing will help your organisation stay up to date, and understand how you can comply with recent changes. The new measures expand the services export prohibitions to cover audit, architecture, engineering, advertising, and IT consultancy and design services.

The government’s existing guidance is summarised here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/russia-sanctions-guidance/russia-sanctions-guidance

The latest amendment to the Russia (Sanctions) legislation can be found here: https://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2022/1331/contents/made


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)

You are encouraged to register via this Microsoft Form by Friday February 3, no later than 12pm.

You may also submit questions for the Q&A in advance via this form


Speakers will include representatives from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), Department for International Trade (DIT), Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), and other government departments.  


The webinar will take place on 7 February at 1100 hrs GMT and will be hosted on Microsoft Teams Live.


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