Join members of the JVC legal team for JVC’s Quarterly Compliance Briefing, a high-level update and discussion tailored specifically for the C-suite and top level executive team members. This quarter, we welcome special guest Brad Brooks-Rubin, Senior Advisor at the U.S. Department of State, to talk about the G7’s progress toward addressing the supply chain concerns regarding polished diamonds originating in Russia. JVC staff will also discuss JVC’s comments to the FTC on its Green Guides revision and other relevant topics. Tune in to hear JVC help you focus on the topics you need to know to make thoughtful business decisions.
Brad Brooks-Ruben, Senior Advisory at the U.S. Department of State
BradBrooks-Rubin is a SeniorAdvisor in the Office of the Sanctions Coordinator at the U.S. Department of State, where he is responsible for sanctions policy coordination related to sub-Saharan Africa, Burma, and natural resources. Brad re-joined State from 6.5 years as Policy Director and then Managing Director at The Sentry, an investigative and policy team that follows the money connected to war criminals and transnational war profiteers and seeks to shut those benefiting from violence out of the international financial system; Brad also served as the Strategic Advisor & North America Engagement Lead at the Responsible Jewellery Council in late 2021-early 2022. Prior to The Sentry and RJC, Brad held roles at the Gemological Institute of America (where he focused on a range of projects related to sustainable development), the U.S. Department of State (where he focused on the Kimberley Process and conflict minerals in eastern DRC, as well as sanctions issues), the Department of the Treasury (where he served as an Attorney-Advisor concentrated on sanctions issues, principally related to a range of sub-Saharan African conflicts), as well as two law firms (where he advised clients on economic sanctions, export controls, and business/human rights issues).
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