Focus on Financial Institutions: Ensuring that Sanctions Compliance is a Foundation of Your Compliance Program

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  • When: Previously recorded on: July 9, 2014
  • Time: 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET
  • Level: Intermediate to Advanced

International governments are scrutinizing sanctions compliance and your responsibility for adhering to often complex sanctions laws has never been greater. With so many financial institutions’ operations spanning the globe and international foreign policy initiatives constantly evolving, there is an urgent need to stay up-to-date with new lists of sanctioned entities to avoid being penalized for wrongdoing. A globally integrated sanctions policy, technology, and a competent staff are vital components of your compliance program. In addition, risk assessment testing and reviews are critical to ensuring that your systems and controls remain operationally robust.

Join in this dynamic conversation as experts discuss the impact of the latest international sanctions, and explain how to manage your exposure to high-risk and sanctioned countries. In addition, you will learn about key areas of sanctions training for your team and gain a clear understanding of how sanctions-specific monitoring techniques can be effectively implemented across a global institution.

Learning Objectives

  • Navigating international sanctions laws and the first steps in managing newly-sanctioned countries
  • Anticipating the impact of civil unrest and government updates on the global financial landscape
  • Improving your staff’s ability to find the latest information on sanctioned countries

Who Should Attend

  • AML Compliance Officers
  • Anti-Bribery and Corruption Professionals
  • Consultants
  • Financial Intelligence Unit Personnel
  • General and Corporate Counsel
  • Government Regulators
  • International Operations
  • Law Enforcement Agents
  • Registered Investment Advisors
  • Regulatory and Legislative Affairs
  • Risk Management Specialists
  • Sanctions Professionals
  • Trade Finance Professionals


  • Banks and Credit Unions
  • Credit, Debit and Pre-paid Card Companies
  • Government and Regulatory Agencies
  • Law Enforcement Agencies
  • Securities and Investment Firms


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Elizabeth Slim
  • Elizabeth Slim, CAMS

  • Senior Vice President & BSA Risk Officer
  • 1st Enterprise Bank


Jonathan Burke
  • Jonathan Burke, CAMS

  • Manager, Financial Services Risk Management
  • EY

Chip Poncy
  • Chip Poncy

  • Co-Founder
  • Financial Integrity Network