Taking a Deep Dive into Individual Sanctions Regimes and Effective Sanctions Management

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  • When: March 14, 2018
  • Time: 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET
  • Levels: Intermediate, Advanced

Recent sanctions designations targeting Russia, Cuba, Venezuela, North Korea and Iran present unique challenges for compliance professionals as they cope with rapidly changing geopolitical events. Identifying appropriate policies and procedures, as well as problems likely to arise while trying to comply with sanctions regimes, are critical for effectively managing your financial institutions’ sanctions risk. Panelists will take a deep dive into current sanctions designations and provide practical, risk-based approaches for creating effective sanction programs.

Learning Objectives

  • Reviewing recent sanctions initiatives involving Russia, Cuba, Venezuela, North Korea and Iran
  • Creating objective metrics to mitigate sanctions risks linked to OFAC program changes, accounting for geography, entity profile, business products and transaction patterns
  • Analyzing examples of acceptable and unacceptable transactions under the various sanctions regimes
  • Conducting an OFAC risk assessment to determine potential sanctions-related issues for each sanction program and correct potential gaps

Who Should Attend

  • Sanctions Risk Officers and Managers
  • Compliance Managers
  • General Counsel
  • Compliance IT Teams


  • Global
  • North America
  • Bank
  • Securities
  • Insurance


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Brian O’Toole
  • Brian O’Toole

  • Senior Vice President | AML Executive for Sanctions
  • BB&T


  • Erich Ferrari

  • Founder
  • Ferrari & Associates, P.C

  • Edward Starishevsky

  • Vice-President – Global Head of Sanctions & Anti-Corruption
  • American Express