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Practicalities and Risks of Using OFAC Licenses, And How To Expedite Them

Date:  Thursday, June 29, 2017 Time:  1:00 PM - 02:15 PM ET A license is an authorization from US Treasury’s OFAC to engage in a transaction that otherwise would be prohibited. Many of OFAC's licensing determinations are guided by U.S. foreign policy and national security concerns, and they are granted on a case-by-case basis. The best-case scenario is 30-60 day approval, but what can you do to expedite or at least, not unnecessarily delay, the license? What is essential to include according to the application guidelines or the regulations pertaining to the particular embargo program?And do you need to provide a detailed description of the proposed transaction, including the names and addresses of any individuals/companies involved? Attend this live course, and find out! In addition to the OFAC licenses essentials, this webinar also discusses the challenges related to OFAC licenses...
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Essentials: What U.S. and International Companies Doing Business in Canada Need To Know About Canadian Sanctions

Date:  Thursday, July 20, 2017 Time:  12:00 PM - 01:15 PM EST This Essentials webinar is a live online course focusing on the fundamentals of Canadian sanctions and export controls programs. The course is designed for U.S. and international sanctions compliance professionals, providing practical advice on doing business in Canada while navigating Canadian sanctions laws. Essentials will provide attendees with a solid framework, practical tips and up-to-date information - the information you need to stay compliant! What you will learn: Navigating conflicts of law between Canada, U.S. law, including the Cuba embargo When strict adherence to U.S. trade control laws can result in a violation of Canada law Where Canada trade controls are more stringent that U.S. controls, Practical issues and pitfalls such as Canada “red flag” destinations and crafting U.S. compliance policy onto Canada...
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