Workshop A – Comprehensive Overview of US Sanctions Regulatory Regimes and the Essential Elements of an Effective Compliance Program

May 1, 2019 9:00am – 12:30pm

Scott Horton
Associate General Counsel
AIG (New York, NY)

Arlette Grabczynska
Of Counsel
DLA Piper LLP (Chicago, IL)

Eliot St. John
Sanctions Compliance Officer
Office of Foreign Assets Control

U.S. Department of the Treasury

Registration at 8:30) Get updated on the latest U.S. Sanctions restrictions in effect today. Participants of this interactive and practical workshop will receive a practical and up-to-the-minute overview of key sanctions affecting the principal targeted countries with a dedicated focus on recent developments. Topics covered will include:
  • Learn the nuts and bolts of OFAC comprehensive and limited sanctions on Russia, Iran, Cuba, Venezuela, North Korea, and Sudan
  • Gain an understanding of how OFAC’s list-based programs include a range of subtle nuances that can expose U.S. persons to civil and criminal liability
  • How statutory exemption, general licenses, and specific licenses allow for the processing of otherwise prohibited activity
  • Review OFAC required reporting requirements and the Economic Sanctions Enforcement Guidelines
  • How to establish a compliance and screening program
  • Tailoring internal compliance procedures to the site and country
  • Implementing a global licensing strategy