World Bank Sanctions Talk

Penn State Law welcomes SIA students to a panel discussion with Tamara Kraljic and Rayhan Asat, two legal professionals working in the Anti-Corruption and International Investigations department of Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP in Washington DC.

During the first session of the panel, Tamara and Rayhan will share insights from Hughes Hubbard & Reed’s extensive experience related to sanction matters before the World Bank. The session will provide an overview of the World Bank system, which aims to sanction companies and individuals found to have engaged in fraud or corruption involving World Bank-financed projects. 

During the second session of the panel, Tamara and Rayhan will share their personal experiences as foreign-trained lawyers entering the U.S. legal market and provide useful tips and advice on the steps international law students wishing to gain work experience in the U.S. can take to market themselves.

For any further information, please contact: Muaitaer Abulaiti, LLM Candidate 2017 at:


Tamara Kraljic: Tamara started her career from international law firms in New York City and Paris. Now she is an associate at Hughes, Hubbard& Reed. She obtained her LLM from University of Pennsylvania Law School, in 2009. Tamara is fluent in English, German and French.

Rayhan Asat: Rayhan started her career in international arbitration after graduating from Osgoode Hall law school in Toronto, Canada. She also has an LL.M degree from Harvard Law School. While at Harvard, she was also a teaching fellow. Currently, she is a visiting specialist at Hughes Hubbard & Reed and a moot coach for American University Washington College of Law. She speaks English, Chinese, Turkish and Uyghur.

Monday, February 27, 2017 - 12:45pm to 2:15pm
116 Katz