RDI“MPP”P URC|J2023U Thereport is expected to be publicly released by the end of August 2023
20 June 2023
Building on that foundation, KHF and I have assembled a team of leading lawyers to produce a more comprehensive and definitive analysis of the key legal and policy issues for policymakers in the United States and international community considering the transfer of Russian assets to Ukraine. [...] Law: The report will address the legality of executive seizure and transfer to Ukraine of blocked Russian assets under existing U. [...] Constitution to dispose of potential claims that an executive branch order to transfer blocked Russian assets would run afoul of the constitutional separation of powers or the Due Process or Takings Clauses. [...] To this end, the report will review relevant sources of international law—including treaty law, customary international law, international court decisions, and related commentary—and will extensively discuss topics including: the applicability of the doctrine of third-party countermeasures to internationally wrongful conduct, the international law principles of reparations for wrongful conduct, an. [...] • Policy and Geopolitical Considerations: The report will discuss the strategic importance of repurposing blocked Russian assets and will engage with—and ultimately expose the flaws in—relevant policy and geopolitical objections including: claims that repurposing Russian assets risks imperiling the stability and attractiveness of major reserve currencies such as the U.