US Bans Professional Service Work for Russian Entities, Citizens

US companies performing professional services will be banned from working in Russia starting Tuesday, with a 30-day wind-down period, under Treasury Department sanctions.

Companies signing contracts with the US government have to adhere to Federal Acquisition Regulation requirements related to their sanctions-related obligations and the work performed by their subcontractors. There are civil and criminal penalties that come with violating the ban.

A significant part of the US response to the invasion of Ukraine has been in restricting the scope of what conduct with Russia, its citizens, and Russian business interests is permissible.

“Preventing Russia from accessing the United …