Resources for Compliance Professionals, Covering the Evolving Sanctions Landscape
A paper exploring how conflict-induced displacement can lead to human trafficking, and how financial intelligence can assist in detecting potential victims.
Published June 16, 2022.
This brief outlines US beneficial ownership challenges, including Russia corruption risks.
Published May 18, 2022.
This infographic shows the key export restrictions imposed by certain G7 countries on luxury goods destined for Russia.
Published April 27, 2022.
Rapid Response Briefs
A paper on the secondary effects of Russia and Belarus sanctions, including the impact on global food security.
Published April 29, 2022.
This brief looks at the implications of the Russian and Belarus sanctions on US real estate transactions and the key considerations for compliance.
Published April 19, 2022.
A high-level summary on some practical similarities and differences between economic sanctions and AML compliance regimes.
Published April 8, 2022.
This briefing paper sets out some of the potential private equity risks that compliance professionals should be aware of.
Published April 5, 2022.
This rapid response brief provides context about secondary sanctions and practical steps for compliance to take in preparation for their use.
Published March 30, 2022.
This brief sets out UK authorities’ approach and expectations for the cryptoasset sector relating to sanctions on the Russian elite and their assets.
Published March 15, 2022.
In this rapid response brief, we examine the implications of financial sanctions on Russia on International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) related portfolios.
Published March 10, 2022.
This brief highlights the key points outlined in FinCEN’s March 7 alert, with relevant considerations for financial institutions and cryptoasset providers.
Published March 9, 2022.
This paper sets out a number of potential risks relating to hedge funds and other alternative investments which compliance professionals should take account of.
Published March 4, 2022.
This infographic includes the latest information on sanctioned Russian billionaires who have been designated by the US, UK, EU, Canada, Australia, and Japan.
Last updated April 27, 2022.
This infographic includes information on the sanctioned individuals who held, or continue to hold, political influence in Russia.
Last updated April 27, 2022.
G7 countries have introduced a complex matrix of sanctions against Russian banks. This infographic summarizes the current picture.
Last updated April 10, 2022.
In this infographic, we set out key restrictions on oil, natural gas, coal, and metals imposed against Russia by a number of jurisdictions.
Last updated April 25, 2022.
Professor Alexander Rodnyansky and Markiyan Kliuchkovskyi discuss Russia sanctions and Ukraine’s reconstruction on the Sanctions Space podcast.
Published June 15, 2022.
In this podcast, Kieran Beer talks with Daniel Thelesklaf about the effort to protect refugees fleeing Russia’s invasion of Ukraine from human trafficking.
Published 2 June, 2022.
In May’s Monthly Update webinar, our panellists discuss Russia-related export controls and bank account deposit restrictions.
Published 17 May, 2022.
In this episode of our Financial Crime Matters podcast, Ilze Znotina discusses the financial crime challenges facing Latvia, including enforcing sanctions against Russia.
Published 16 May, 2022.
In April’s Monthly Update webinar, our panelists talk about Russia sanctions challenges and ongoing key considerations. Published April 12, 2022.
This webinar takes an in-depth look at the sanctions challenges being faced by the international compliance community.
Published March 28, 2022.
In this special presentation for the ACAMS Hollywood Conference, Dr. Justine Walker outlines the scale of prohibitions targeting Moscow.
Published March 28, 2022
This article discusses the similarities between the sanctions against Iran from early 2000-2015 and the recent sanctions against Russia. Published March 17, 2022. Please note, ACAMS Today articles are available for ACAMS members only.
This article provides an overview of the recent sanctions against Russia and how to manage the operational compliance of export controls. Published March 14, 2022. Please note, ACAMS Today articles are available for ACAMS members only.
In this podcast, Justine is joined by Tom Keatinge to discuss how to strengthen the effectiveness of sanctions on Russia and what may lie ahead in uncharted waters.
Published March 11, 2022.
This two-hour webinar takes a deep dive into the changing business risk environment involving Russia. Published March 10, 2022.
In this podcast, Justine is joined by Emily Rees, to discuss the enormous trade implications and challenges that will result from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
Published 4 March, 2022.
In this virtual Global Roundtable, leading sanctions experts discuss the current sanctions state of play, key industry considerations, and implementation challenges.
Published March 4, 2022.
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The content on this hub is produced by the ACAMS team of subject matter experts, led by Dr Justine Walker – our Global Head of Sanctions, Compliance and Risk. ACAMS experts produce content covering the evolving economic sanctions on Russia, the implications for organizations, and advice on how to meet your sanctions compliance obligations in this fast-moving environment.
We update this page regularly with new rapid response briefs, infographics, podcasts, and webinars, relating to the changing sanctions environment. We recommend compliance professionals check this page frequently for the latest news and insights about the economic sanctions on Russia and Belarus.
Visit the ACAMS sanctions space for all of our sanctions training materials, including the Sanctions Space podcast, webinar library, and white papers. ACAMS also provides training programs for sanctions professionals, including our Sanctions Compliance Foundations certificate and the globally recognized Certified Global Sanctions Specialist program (CGSS).