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April 19, 2022

Stroock Podcast

On this week’s episode of “The New Cold War: Risk, Sanctions, Compliance,” Stroock Partner Tom Firestone talks to Steve Fisher, who spent 34 years with Citibank, including 16 years in Russia and Ukraine, and is the author of Into Russia’s Cauldron, a study of the opening of a Citibank precursor, the National City Bank of New York, in Russia in 1916, on the eve of the Russian Revolution.

Steve and Tom discuss:

  • The effect of the sanctions on the Russian economy
  • The new sanctions on Sberbank and Alfa Bank, two of Russia’s largest banks
  • Where the Russian economy will be in six months
  • How long the Russian government can financially support the war in Ukraine
  • Steve’s book, Into Russia’s Cauldron and historical analogies to the present situation

Click here to listen to all episodes of “The New Cold War: Risk, Sanctions, Compliance”.

April 19, 2022

Stroock Podcast

On this week’s episode of “The New Cold War: Risk, Sanctions, Compliance,” Stroock Partner Tom Firestone talks to Steve Fisher, who spent 34 years with Citibank, including 16 years in Russia and Ukraine, and is the author of Into Russia’s Cauldron, a study of the opening of a Citibank precursor, the National City Bank of New York, in Russia in 1916, on the eve of the Russian Revolution.

Steve and Tom discuss:

  • The effect of the sanctions on the Russian economy
  • The new sanctions on Sberbank and Alfa Bank, two of Russia’s largest banks
  • Where the Russian economy will be in six months
  • How long the Russian government can financially support the war in Ukraine
  • Steve’s book, Into Russia’s Cauldron and historical analogies to the present situation

Click here to listen to all episodes of “The New Cold War: Risk, Sanctions, Compliance”.

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