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Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance


President Trump, Human Rights, US Sanctions and Global Business: Traps for the unwary

4 March 2019

Over the past year, completely contrary to public expectations, President Trump has unleashed the power of US economic sanctions to champion human rights and fight corruption globally. As laudable as this initiative may seem at first glance on public policy grounds, it also raises serious legal questions and creates new risks and uncertainties for the global business community.

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