ACAMS Sanctions Global Space


Sanctions Space Summit

March 2-3, 2021

Over 50 speakers will analyze key themes including Global Trends, Maritime Compliance, Digital Technology Risks, Proliferation Financing, Cyber Threats, Global Designated Terrorist Organizations, Human Rights Sanctions, and Screening and Internal Control Frameworks.

Sanctions Space Summit

The ACAMS Sanctions Space


The ACAMS Sanctions Space provides a holistic solution for organizations to empower their workforce to remain compliant with complex sanctions laws. This program is strategically structured with a world-class global sanctions certification (CGSS), as well as learning, networking, and thought leadership opportunities for professionals at different stages of their career.

Explore the options ACAMS has carefully crafted for your institution and taskforce, to advance your knowledge, stay up-to-date, and build your network in global sanctions compliance.

Global Sanctions Monthly Update

Our Global Sanctions Monthly Update is a 40-minute presentation designed to keep compliance professionals informed of essential developments in the ever-dynamic world of sanctions. These updates will alert our global community to key changes to sanctions regimes, as well as offer a synopsis of relevant geopolitical developments and proposed legislation. Each includes a general update, geo-political update, regulatory update, and a spotlight issue. This monthly update will help you understand the trends and be able to prepare for what may be coming.


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Monthly Update: UN DPRK Panel of Experts Report  
Released on May 2020.
Covered geopolitical horizon scanning with regards to China, Russia, Venezuela, and Iran, and featured a spotlight discussion on the UN DPRK Panel of Experts report.


Monthly Update: OFAC Reporting  
Released on June 2020.
Featured a spotlight discussion on OFAC reporting, including a summary of reporting obligations and challenges for non-US persons, as well as an overview of Syria sanctions, including the CAESAR Act and the recently issued Risk Management Principles Guide. It also outlined some of the key aspects of the US Maritime Sanctions Advisory.


Monthly Update: US Access to Overseas Records 
Released on July 2020.
Covered China/Hong Kong developments, an update on Brexit preparations, and featured a spotlight on US access to overseas records.


Monthly Update: Sudan   
Released on August 2020.
Examined Hong Kong/China developments, changes to CAATSA Guidance, and the UK’s autonomous human rights sanctions regime, and included a spotlight discussion on Sudan.


Monthly Update: Iran 
Released on September 2020.
Featured a spotlight discussion on current deliberations surrounding UN snapback of Iran sanctions, as well as an update on FATF Proliferation Financing developments.


Monthly Update: Supply Chain Sanctions Risks 
Released on October 2020.
Examined China/Hong Kong developments, including the issuance of Global Magnitsky General License 2A, and discussed navigating supply chain sanctions risks in the context of COVID-19.


Monthly Update: Energy Sanctions and Waivers 
Released on November 2020.
Examined recent China/Hong Kong developments, including the publication of the US State Department list of “foreign persons” under Section 5(a) of the Hong Kong Autonomy Act (HKAA) and issuance of related FAQs, and features a spotlight discussion on energy sanctions and waivers.


Monthly Update: Brexit 
Released on December 2020.
Featured a spotlight discussion on UK-sanctions post Brexit.


Monthly Update: Brexit Lists and CCMC sanctions 
Released on January 2021.
Examined Brexit-related changes and alignment for sanctions screening lists, as well as a spotlight discussion on Chinese Military Companies sanctions. 


Monthly Update: Sudan Part II 
Released on February 2021.
Includes a spotlight on recent developments concerning Sudan, as well as a geopolitical risk update on China/Hong Kong developments – including aspects such as China’s blocking regulation.