Sanctions Update: Keeping Current in a Changing Environment

  • When: March 11, 2020
  • Time: 12PM – 2PM ET
  • Level: Intermediate to Advanced

Sanctions are one of the most volatile areas of anti-financial crime (AFC) oversight — and lax oversight or outright violations can result in massive fines and other penalties. Whether the issue is travel to Cuba or trade with Iran, this webinar reviews the current status of global sanctions, along with practical guidance on keeping attuned to never-ending new demands while crafting robust screening programs that mitigate non-compliance risks.

Learning Objectives

  • Reviewing current status of sanctions including Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Russia and Venezuela to ensure systems such as SDN screening are compliant
  • Analyzing the Huawei case to chart complexities and volatility of sanctions actions and challenges such as divergent policies of US vs. other countries
  • Detailing lessons learned from sanctions enforcement actions including Societe Generale’s $1.4 billion fine for systemic violations of US sanctions against Cuba

Who Should Attend

  • Sanctions Managers
  • AML/CTF Officers
  • Internal Auditors
  • Legal Advisors
  • Trade Finance


  • Global
  • Banking
  • Securities
  • MSBs
  • Regulatory/Law Enforcement





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ARobert J. Soniat
  • Robert J. Soniat, CAMS-FCI

  • Account Risk Management Sr. Associate
  • Federal Reserve Bank of New York


Barbara Broussard
  • Barbara Broussard

  • Partner
  • Sidley Austin LLP

Howard Fields
  • Howard Fields, CAMS

  • SVP, Counsel, AML, Sanctions and Export Compliance
  • Mastercard

Terence Gilroy
  • Terence Gilroy

  • Partner
  • Baker McKenzie