Venezuela – The Roots and Future of U.S. Sanctions

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In this episode, Akin Gump public law and policy senior advisor and former U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and international trade partner Nnedi Ifudu discuss U.S. sanctions on Venezuela.

Among the topics covered:

  • the history of U.S. sanctions on Venezuela
  • the impact of sanctions on business
  • risks in the Venezuela market
  • challenges to the U.S. at the WTO
  • forecast for future sanctions.

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