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Genevieve  Woods

Genevieve Woods

Genevieve Woods’s practice covers a broad range of areas, with particular expertise in white-collar crime and international sanctions. Genevieve regularly advises on cases involving sanctions violations, including those involving the determination of civil penalties by HM Revenue and Customs, the Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation and the US Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control. She has worked on complex sanctions and export control cases for international corporations, including financial institutions, insurance companies and maritime corporations, in large-scale internal investigations and compliance reviews. In addition, she has advised corporations and individuals about the risk of breach in relation to contemplated transactions. Genevieve studied the impact of international sanctions while undertaking a master’s in international human rights law at Oxford University and has written articles regarding sanctions enforcement.