January 8, 2018
Since the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, or JCPOA, in early 2016, the international community’s plan to slowly ease sanctions against Iran has led to banks and financial institutions becoming increasingly unsure about which transactions are allowed and which are still too risky to undertake. As such, compliance officers and other professionals have had to navigate extremely treacherous waters. read more…
SanctionsAlert.com Sanctions Round Up
December 28, 2017
UK Parliament Publishes Report on Potential Compliance Impact of ‘Post-Brexit’ Sanctions
On December 17, the UK Parliament’s European Union External Affairs Sub-Committee published a report on British sanctions policy, including the likely legislative framework for sanctions in a post-Brexit Britain. Deeply buried inside the 50-page report is a section with useful information for sanctions compliance professionals who may wonder to what extent businesses operating in the UK will be affected by any Brexit-inspired changes. read more…
SanctionsAlert.com Member Profile – Debra Geister: Entering the Sanctions Field With An Operational Background
December 22, 2017
The issue of OFAC/sanctions compliance cuts to the root of concerns among compliance officers at corporations and financial institutions doing business internationally.
The increasingly complex nature of sanctions programs has led to the need for qualified persons equipped with the knowledge to tackle the day-to-day compliance and operational duties brought on by the ever-changing rules that govern sanctions policy.
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Compliance Considerations on Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA)
EU and U.K. Sanctions Update: The Potential Effects of Brexit on U.K. Sanctions Law and How Compliance Officers Can Prepare For the Switch
Preparing for a Regulatory Examination of Your Financial Institution’s OFAC Program
Interactive Sanctions Map
OFAC Enforcement Actions Database
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