Beverly J. Rudy: Lawyer with Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

Beverly J. Rudy

Beverly Rudy
Washington,  DC  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Energy
  • Environmental & Commodities
  • Government Enforcement & Investigations
  • Trading & Transactions
  • Trade & Sanctions
Contact InfoTelephone: 202.383.0885
Fax: 202-637-3593
University Tufts University, B.A., magna cum laude
Law SchoolGeorge Washington University Law School, J.D., with highest honors Order of the Coif
Admitted1981, District of Columbia

Professional Activities
Member, Taxation Section, American Bar Association
Member, Environment, Energy and Resources Section, American Bar Association
Member, Gulf 2000
Member, International Energy Credit Association

BornHartford, Connecticut, May 17, 1954

Beverly Rudy provides counsel to oil trading companies and financial institutions to help them manage risk, protect their businesses, monetize physical inventories and infrastructure assets. She advises on compliance with regulatory regimes in their commercial, international trade, regulatory and transaction tax matters related to the global trading of oil, petrochemicals and other energy commodities.

Beverly's work spans more than 30 years and the full scope of commercial agreements and structured transactions, including crude oil processing and products offtake, crude oil forward sale, terminaling and throughput and joint venture agreements; inventory financing and consignment arrangements and marketing and distribution contracts. She assists trading companies with myriad regulatory, commercial and credit issues arising from the purchase, sale, storage, exchange, financing, marine transportation and processing of oil liquids and renewable fuels. She also advises clients on the commercial aspects of purchasing oil-related assets and businesses.

Beverly's extensive knowledge of trade issues includes the foreign assets control programs applicable to U.S. persons, extraterritorial sanctions laws, antiboycott laws, short supply controls and other export restrictions. She counsels firms regarding transactions and investments that involve the governments, nationals and products of countries subject to trade sanctions and helps them obtain licenses from the U.S. Department of the Treasury to enter into transactions otherwise prohibited or with respect to blocked property. Beverly also advises her clients on federal taxes and fees due on importation of liquid commodities, state motor fuel, sales and use, gross receipts and oil spill taxes.

Beverly is the co-Chair of Sutherland's Energy Trading team and a member of the firm's Executive Committee.

Selected Experience
Sutherland counsels a major energy trader in multitiered deal.
Sutherland represents client in structured finance deal with Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation.
Sutherland represents a non-U.S. company in Iraqi crude enforcement proceedings.


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Congress Authorizes New Ukraine-Related Sanctions Against Russia
Cheryl I. Aaron,Jeffrey P. Bialos,Mark D. Herlach,John S. Pruitt,Beverly J. Rudy, February 6, 2015
On December 18th, President Obama signed into law the “Ukraine Freedom Support Act of 2014,” authorizing stricter sanctions against Russia, and also increasing military and non-military assistance for Ukraine. Although the new law grants the President broad authority to take action...

U.S. Government Resets Cuban Policy and Eases Sanctions Against Cuba
Jeffrey P. Bialos,B. Scott Burton,Mark D. Herlach,John S. Pruitt,Beverly J. Rudy, February 6, 2015
Yesterday, President Obama announced that the United States and Cuba will begin talks to resume full diplomatic relations and partially lift travel and economic sanctions and restrictions, some of which have existed for more than 50 years. The announcement came after 18 months of secret discussions...

SANCTIONS UPDATE - New Treasury Guidance on Aggregation of Ownership Interests
Mark D. Herlach,Beverly J. Rudy, August 18, 2014
On August 13, the U.S. Department of the Treasury published revised guidance on the treatment of entities owned by persons whose property and interests in property are blocked under the Executive Orders and regulations administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC). Under its new...
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Beverly J. Rudy

700 Sixth Street NW, Suite 700
WashingtonDC 20001-3980


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