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US Companies to Quickly Return to Russia if Sanctions Are Lifted -- Expert

Difficulty reversing what Fernandez called a “spaghetti bowl” of sanctions against Libya and Myanmar has made US officials careful to roll out more specific measures against Moscow, the article said. “They are often something that you can’t just switch on and off,” Fernandez told WSJ’s Risk & Compliance Journal. For sanctions to achieve their desired goal,Fernandez said, it’s essential that Western business be allowed to quickly re-enter a country after the original reason for the penalties has changed. “There’s been an evolution in the thinking on sanctions,” said Fernandez, who helped craft US sanctions policy until a year ago.



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