ACAMS Netherlands Chapter: How to Navigate Your Firm Safely Through the Sanctions Against Russia

四月 13, 2022
1 ACAMS Credit

Event Schedule

Registration Opens: 4.00pm CEST
Presentations Start: 4.30pm CEST
Presentations End: 5.30pm CEST
Networking Reception until: 7.00pm CEST


The ACAMS Netherlands Chapter will host the first in-person event after more than two years on the topic: “How to navigate your firm safely through the Sanctions against Russia?”


Intro speakers plus topics of their presentation.


Sebastiaan Bennink is a specialist in the field of economic sanctions and export controls. Sebastiaan’s practice focuses on all aspects of international trade law and related issues, such as anti-money laundering and anti-terrorism financing legislation, anti-corruption regulations, and other compliance-related regulations.


Sebastiaan regularly advises and represents clients subject to investigation and enforcement proceedings. Sebastiaan, moreover, has vast experience in the setting up, the enhancement of and the keeping effective of corporate compliance programmes, especially in the fields of economic sanctions, export controls and anti-corruption, for companies active in and outside the Netherlands.


During this event he will discuss the latest EU Russia sanctions and he will also provide insights on the most important aspects of how to build and maintain a good sanctions program to deal with the currently applicable EU Russia sanctions regime.


Tessa Kits is key note speaker in the capacity of board member of Transparency International Netherlands and member of the ‘Transparent Money Flow’ Committee. She has been working in financial services for over 20 years and lived and worked in Romania, India and the United Kingdom. In her current role as Head KYC Rabobank Wholesale Advisory & Products she is responsible for mitigating KYC risk for global business lines. Tessa spent many years in client facing roles talking to companies about sanctions, prevention of money laundering, corruption and terrorism financing and has a special interest in fraud cases. She studied Business Administration in Groningen and started her career as a concern trainee at ABN AMRO.


During this event she will go in depth in a number of Russian Sanctions cases to highlight it’s complexity and will share recommendations.


There will be time for Q&A after the presentations.


Opening and closing remarks


1 ACAMS Credit and Certificate of participation will be provided to all attendees for this in-person event.