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Navigating Russia Sanctions When Raising Investment 




As a result of the war in Ukraine, the UK and EU government have imposed sanctions on persons with a connection to Russia. These sanctions can impact UK businesses seeking to raise investment in several ways. To assist our clients and more broadly the start-up ecosystem, access our FREE virtual event here. 


Topics covered:


  • An overview of the current UK Russia sanctions regime 
  • Issues to be considered by UK companies with Russian resident shareholders seeking to raise investment 
  • Issues to be considered by UK companies intending to take investment from Russian resident individuals and companies 
  • Issues to be considered by shareholders wishing to buy or sell shares from or to Russian resident individuals and companies
  • The importance of identifying the residency of your shareholders and carrying out anti-money laundering checks on investors 


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Buckworths is the only law firm in the UK working exclusively with start-ups and high growth businesses


Michael Buckworth

Founder and Managing Partner at Buckworths

About the speaker


I am a qualified solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales and the founder of Buckworths. We work across multiple sectors, including Technology, Fin-Tech, Retail, Blockchain, and more. My passion for entrepreneurialism has led me to advise on the countless of start-ups over the last ten years from incorporation to raising investments.

I am a regular speaker at industry events encouraging entrepreneurs to take the next step in their start-up journey. If you would like to discusss your current business, or have any legal enquiries, contact me today



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