What Do Russian Sanctions Mean to Your Business?

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NEW YORK – The Plumb Club was thrilled to present a timely and essential learning opportunity for any retailer who is selling diamonds today. With evolving and expanding US sanctions impacting the purchase and sale of diamonds from Russia and Russian owned companies, retailers need to understand how the sanctions will impact their business.

View the Recording of this Presentation Below

In connection with the Jewelers Vigilance Committee (JVC), The Plumb Club hosted a virtual presentation in the auditorium at the Jewelers Resource Center on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 at 1pm (EDT). The presentation featured Tiffany Stevens and Sara Yood of the JVC who provided the most up-to-date information on Russian sanctions, as well as other breaking legal news and imperative knowledge for jewelry retailers doing business at the current time. 


Tiffany Stevens

Tiffany Stevens is the President, CEO and General Counsel of the Jewelers Vigilance Committee (JVC). She currently serves on the Boards of the US Kimberely Process Authority, USJC, WJA Foundation and CIBJO. She began her career as an attorney at Paul Hastings LLP, later moving to in-house legal & leadership roles in both the private and public sectors. Tiffany is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma and NYU School of Law and a member of the California Bar Association.



Sara Yood

Sara Yood, Deputy General Counsel at the Jewelers Vigilance Committee (JVC), is an attorney admitted in the state of New York with extensive experience in legal compliance. Sara’s responsibilities at JVC include anti-money laundering compliance, FTC Guides compliance, trademark litigation, copyright, advertising monitoring and review, creating legal compliance tools and publications, and advanced legal strategy. She is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis. Yood also serves as the Treasurer and on the board of the Women’s Jewelry Association and on the Standards Committee of the Responsible Jewelry Council.