EU Sanctions – Quarterly Update
EU Sanctions – Quarterly Update
Date: Thursday, April 11, 2019
Time: 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM EST | 03:00 PM – 04:15 PM London
04:00 PM – 05:15 PM Amsterdam
For corporates and financial institutions doing international business, it is vital to be up-to-date with global sanctions regulations. Though a business may be compliant with the high standards set by U.S. sanctions, this does not automatically mean the same business will comply with E.U. sanctions.
Is your sanctions/export controls program prepared for these types of nuances and discrepancies?
As a sanctions/export controls officer, you can no longer rely on a common set of global rules and need to know the details of targeted or custom-made measures in order to avoid hefty penalties.
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Pinar Gungoren Chedru
Global Head of Embargoes and Sanctions Compliance
Ms. Gungoren joined Societe Generale Group in 1998, where she held various positions of increasing responsibilities in credit risk management. In 2006, she was appointed the Compliance Officer for Societe Generale in Turkey. As of 2009, she relocated to Paris to take up her present role as Head of Sanctions and Embargoes Compliance for the SG Group globally. She has delivered a wide range of internal trainings on sanctions matters, as well as an external course in the “Prevention of Fraud and Money Laundering” Master Program of Strasbourg University, France. She is an active member of sanctions working groups in the French Banking Federation and Wolfsberg Group. She is based in Paris.
Global Head of Financial Sanctions Compliance
Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI)
As Global Head of Financial Sanctions Compliance at RBI Group, Thorsten is mainly responsible for group-wide implementation of financial sanctions with focus on Russian sanctions of the European Union as well as of the United States. In addition, he is Deputy MLRO and covers the prevention measures against Terrorist Financing and the EU-Money Transfer Regulation.
Being Head of the “Raiffeisen Competence Centre Financial Sanctions” he is also the contact person for the whole Raiffeisen Sector supporting its compliance with applicable sanctions. He has more than 10 years of experience with various Compliance topics and is an active trainer and speaker in Austria and abroad.
Business & Sanctions Consulting Network (BSCN) BV
Martijn has worked for/with various Financial Institutions for more than 30 years. With a background in ICT, broad knowledge of the financial industry, strong analytical capabilities and the business administration education, he found and implemented solutions for complex situations. Since 2005, he setup and executed sanctions and export control compliance functions for two major Dutch financial institutions after they were being enforced by US authorities.
In 2011 Martijn founded BSCN, which supports financial and non-financial institutions and companies in developing and implementing policies, processes and procedures related to compliance, sanctions and export controls. BSCN also provides training on sanctions and export controls, beside advising on specific sanctions and export control transactions/issues.