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Russia, Colorado and the EU: It’s Not Just Moscow Taking a Hit from Sanctions

  • 12 Oct 2017
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • 717 17th St #2800, Denver, CO 80202
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Join WorldDenver for a panel discussion on sanctions on the context of US - Russia relations. The panel will provide insight into: international legal issues, impacts on trade agreements, the historical effectiveness of sanctions, and the real-life impact of sanctions on a Colorado-based business. 

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About the Panelists

Dr. Deborah Palmieri has 35 years experience working with companies doing business with Russia, and writing and researching on U.S.-Russian business and trade issues. She is founder and president of Deb Palmieri Russia LLC, a management consulting firm advising companies on all aspects of doing business with Russia. She is Honorary Consul General of Russia in Colorado since 2007, the first appointment from Russia in the state. Starting this September, she serves as Dean of the Colorado Consular Corps. She is author or editor of many books on Russia and international economics and business, including The Ultimate Insider's Guide to Doing Business in Russia, a two-volume set. She is a lifetime advocate of business and cooperation with Russia and lectures nationally about Russian business and trade issues, including sanctions, de-dollarization and the growth and implications of a Chinese-Russian economic and financial partnership. She holds a doctorate from Columbia University.

Deiadra Swartz is the Senior Manager of Global Compliance at Jeppesen, a Boeing Company, in Denver, CO. Ms. Swartz graduated from the University of Denver College of Law and was admitted to the Colorado State Bar in 1990. Ms. Swartz manages and sustains a complex compliance program for anti-corruption and export/import for Jeppesen, an aviation data and software company with offices in 18 countries. Much of her work focuses on multi-jurisdictional anti-bribery legislation, public policy, business strategy, as well as sanctions and embargoes in international trade. Ms Swartz has written and lectured internationally on topics such as anti-bribery and global trade regulations, and environmental sustainability.

Judge Sidney B. Brooks served a two-term appointment as a bankruptcy judge, having been appointed on January 4, 1988.

Judge Brooks’ primary area of professional work outside of the courtroom is development and implementation of international rule of law programs around the world. He has worked with and advised judicial officials from Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, the People’s Republic of China, Poland, Romania, Macedonia, Thailand,Mexico, India, Canada, Armenia, Egypt, Brazil, Argentina, and the Czech Republic, with regard to international commercial/insolvency law and court administration and judicial affairs.

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