Midyear Sanctions Update: Managing Complex Global Changes

  • When: July 13, 2016
  • Time: 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET
  • Level: All

As sanctions against Cuba, Iran and Russia shift, AML professionals face a perpetual struggle to keep their institutions in compliance with increasingly complex rules – with the risk of potentially massive fines should they get it wrong. This webinar provides a deep dive into recent international sanctions changes and provides practical strategies for steering a steady course through turbulent global developments.

Learning Objectives

  • Charting the current status of evolving sanctions to avoid regulatory missteps
  • Reviewing scheduled Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) timetables to ensure institutional preparedness
  • Gaining comprehensive insight into sectoral sanctions to mitigate risks of violations

Who Should Attend

  • Compliance Personnel
  • Sanctions Risk Managers
  • Onboarding Specialists


  • Bank
  • MSB
  • Global
  • Africa
  • Asia-Pacific
  • Caribbean
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • MENA
  • North America


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Liat Shetret
  • Liat Shetret

  • Senior Advisor – Crypto Policy & Regulation
  • Elliptic


Liat Shetret is a Senior Advisor for Crypto-Policy and Regulation at Elliptic and an international strategic adviser for security and financial integrity and inclusion. For more than 15 years, she has led global capacity-building and technical assistance programs on anti–money laundering (AML), countering the financing of terrorism (CFT), financial inclusion, and countering violent extremism. She has formerly worked at the Egmont Group of Financial Intelligence Units, Citigroup Bank, the Global Center on Cooperative Security, and the U.S. House of Representatives Committee for Homeland Security. She has extensive experience implementing capacity-building assistance programs particularly in emerging markets and developing countries across Africa, the Americas, Europe, and the Middle East. Liat holds a Master of International Affairs degree from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA)and a BA in political science and psychology from the University of Illinois. She is also a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS).


  • Stephen Alsace

  • Senior Director, AML Sanctions
  • CIBC

Allie Cheatham
  • Allie Cheatham

  • Executive Director, OFAC Advisory and Investigative Functions, Global Financial Crimes Compliance
  • JP Morgan Chase