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Alicia Rose


Alicia's practice focuses on advising clients on U.S. economic sanctions, anti-money laundering, anti-corruption, antitrust, and securities laws and regulations. She has experience working on internal and government investigations as well as cross-border and complex commercial litigation.


Representative matters

Sanctions and Compliance Advisory:

Advised a global agricultural products company based in Latin America on sanctions risks relating to activities in Russia and Ukraine.

Advised lending syndicate in multilateral loan facility on sanctions-related due diligence and sanctions compliance representations, warranties and covenants in credit agreement.

Advised a U.S. fund on the applicability of U.S. Cuba sanctions on a cross-border investment.

Advised a global private equity firm on anti-corruption compliance risks in connection with a portfolio company investment in Guinea and related advice on compliance representations, warranties and covenants in investment agreement.

Advised Latin American financial institutions on sanctions risks for transactions involving Russian financial institutions and Russian government entities.

Advised a Southeast Asian energy company on relevant sanctions and trade restrictions related to Russia's energy sector.

Advised American and European manufacturing and technology companies on sanctions risks related to transactions involving Russian financial institutions and other entities.

Advised a Middle Eastern company on sanctions-related due diligence and compliance in relation to a transaction involving Libyan entities.

Advised a Latin American financial institution on compliance with U.S. sanctions on Cuba.

Government and Regulatory Investigations:

Representation of European financial institution in multijurisdictional anti-money laundering investigation.

Representation of U.S. financial institution in SEC investigation.

General Litigation:

Representation of U.S. companies in antitrust litigation.


Pro bono

Research memorandum on international law standards for the protection of lawyers

Research memorandum with a comparative law framework for transitional justice and judicial reform

Published Work

  • Co-Author, "US Announces New Round of Sanctions, Export Controls, and Trade Restrictions on Russia," Shearman & Sterling LLP (February 25, 2023)
  • "US, EU, and UK Target Russia With New Sanctions as Ukraine Invasion Escalates," Shearman & Sterling LLP (March 22, 2022)
  • "Sweeping New Sanctions: US, EU, UK and Other Countries Target Russia For Ukraine Invasion," Shearman & Sterling LLP (February 28, 2022)

Leadership Positions And Professional Affiliations

American Society of International Law, Member

U.S.-Japan Council, Associate Member



Attorney-at-Law, New York


The George Washington University B.A. in International Affairs and Japanese Language and Literature

University of California Los Angeles School of Law J.D. with International and Comparative Law Specialization

Editor in Chief, UCLA Journal of International Law and Foreign Affairs

A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.