Episode 4: Behind the Scenes of EU Sanctions Diplomacy

Effective implementation of sanctions requires cooperation with partners around the globe.

Host Tom Keatinge, Director of CFCS at RUSI, sat down with EU Sanctions Envoy David O’Sullivan in Brussels to explore the EU’s approach to negotiations with third countries to clamp down on the circumvention of sanctions, emphasise the importance of data in sanctions diplomacy and stress the role of the private sector in making sanctions effective.

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Suspicious Transaction Report Podcast Series

This podcast explores the financial dimensions of today’s leading transnational security challenges. Host Tom Keatinge and the team from the Centre for Financial Crime and Security Studies at RUSI bring you unique insights on the challenges posed by illicit finance and practical analysis of the policy responses. They interview top thinkers and influential voices who unpack the complex world of money laundering, corruption, sanctions evasion and illicit flows, and explain how this shapes the evolving global security landscape, and what democracies and international institutions must do to stay ahead when it comes to the financial dimensions of the global threat outlook.

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Tom Keatinge

Director, CFS

Centre for Finance and Security

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