Overcoming Conflicts of Law in Economic Sanctions: Best Practices in Screening and Due Diligence for Risk Mitigation

February 1, 2017 2:15pm

Giovanna M. Cinelli
Chair of the US region’s Export Controls and National Security Practices

Dentons (Tysons, VA)

John Boscariol
McCarthy Tétrault LLP (Toronto, ON)

  • Compare and contrast U.S. and Canadian perspectives on sanctions regulations
    • Iran – practical impact of the JCPOA, and opportunities for certain industries
    • Russia – how sectoral sanctions function in practice and the 50% rule
    • Cuba – overcoming conflict of law between Canada and the U.S.
  • Update on Canadian sanctions regulations, including the latest Belarus guidance
  • Differences in denied party screening in the US and Canada, including lists that must be screened for each
  • Re-transfer issues involving parts and components
  • How are you penalized as a non-U.S., company in terms of extraterritorial sanctions violations?