The heartbreaking situation in Ukraine continues to change from minute to minute. In addition to being a humanitarian crisis, the war in Ukraine is having very real consequences for people and businesses around the world.
LexisNexis stands with Ukraine and condemns the Russian invasion. At the same time, they compile essential resources to help citizens and businesses, both in Ukraine and abroad, navigate the ever-changing legal landscape. From regulatory news and updates to how-to tips and up-to-the-minute sanctions information, LexisNexis has created the one-stop-shop you need for legal resources related to the war in Ukraine. .
The Ultimate Ukraine Invasion Resource Kit
For all things legal related to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, you’ll want to start with the Invasion of Ukraine Resource Kit published by Practical Guidance, LexisNexis’ popular, data-driven source for legal advice and analysis. The Ukraine Invasion Resource Kit covers all legal issues that may be relevant to advising your clients or business through the evolving situation in Ukraine, including cybersecurity preparedness, financial transactions , the impacts of Russian sanctions, potential divestitures of business interests and supplier contracts in Ukraine. the region.
Use your Lexis or Lexis+ login credentials to access the Practical Guidance Resource Kit with your subscription. For those who don’t have access to how-to advice, there is an option to sign up for a 7-day free trial to access this important information.
The latest news on the invasion of Ukraine
Law360 has long been recognized as the go-to source for news and analysis on legal developments around the world. While Law360 is normally a subscription service, Lexis is once again offering free access to Law360’s legal news coverage of the war in Ukraine. It’s your best source for information on legal and business issues arising from the conflict in Ukraine, including up-to-the-minute news coverage and expert analysis.
In addition to breaking news, LexisNexis tracks public opinion regarding the war in Ukraine. Its Rule of Law Monitor is the first tool to continuously track public opinion on the rule of law in 170 countries, coinciding with the company’s strong commitment to the rule of law. Within the tool, LexisNexis specifically tracks the global reaction to the war in Ukraine, so you keep your finger on the pulse of the public when advising clients or making business decisions. Currently, the global reaction is one of universal disapproval, with 67% of countries monitored disapproving of Russia’s military action (and 76% outside of Asia).
In Russia itself, less than half the population currently approves of their country’s actions. Keeping an eye on this number could play a crucial role in advising customers in Russia in the weeks and months to come.
The current state of Russian sanctions
The invasion of Ukraine has resulted in numerous sanctions against Russia that could have serious consequences for global businesses, and the sanctions landscape is constantly changing. LexisNexis offers the resources you need to stay up-to-date with the most up-to-date sanctions information to protect you and your customers and ensure you are acting ethically.
LexisNexis State Net is a valuable resource for proactively researching and identifying laws and regulations relevant to your practice or business, including emerging Russian sanctions. The State Net team is developing a screening search for issues specifically related to Ukraine sanctions to help compliance departments stay abreast of ongoing developments.
Additionally, they released the Legislative Deep Dive podcast to provide an even deeper understanding of legal and regulatory developments. There are currently three informative episodes regarding sanctions and compliance related to the war in Ukraine:
- The State of State Sanctions on Russia: This is an in-depth discussion of the legality of various US state sanctions against Russia, as well as additional tools available to states to support government Russian sanctions American.
- The Art of Complying with Russian Sanctions: Unsurprisingly, the unprecedented sanctions against Russia over the war in Ukraine are incredibly complex. This podcast breaks down the challenges of implementing and enforcing these sanctions on a practical level.
- Governments Impose State Sanctions on Russia: The imposition of state-level sanctions on Russia is remarkable, given that sanctioning a foreign government is usually the providence of our federal government. This episode examines the actions taken by various states regarding Russian sanctions and whether or not they might ultimately be legal.
Human rights and immigration efforts in Ukraine
LexisNexis’ commitment to advancing the rule of law in Ukraine does not end with offering resources to help lawyers and businesses navigate the ongoing invasion. They are also focusing on a number of efforts to help those on the ground in Ukraine who need help the most.
Two mobile apps make a huge difference. The first is the free Human RightsApp, which provides access to key international human rights law instruments and guidance. Developed by LexisNexis in conjunction with the Australian Human Rights Commission, the app is searchable by instrument name or topic, providing users with an invaluable resource to understand their rights as atrocities in Ukraine continue to unfold. . The other free app that makes a difference is the eyeWitness to Atrocities app, which allows Ukrainian citizens to use their smartphones to document evidence of potential war crimes. The application includes a resource center dedicated to Ukraine.
As refugees continue to flee the situation in Ukraine, immigration law is going to be extremely important. LexisNexis has partnered with the Ukraine Advice Project UK, a UK initiative that connects Ukrainians with free immigration and asylum advice from qualified lawyers and ensures those lawyers have proper documentation up-to-date on immigration law issues.
LexisNexis is committed to providing continued support to the people of Ukraine and providing the legal community with the resources it needs to navigate the ongoing conflict. As the situation continues to evolve, LexisNexis should serve as the go-to resource in Ukraine for all the latest news and up-to-date questions you need to run your business and advise your clients.