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Online CLE Economic Sanctions CLE

Heightened Enforcement Actions in Economic Sanctions: Compliance Trends and Considerations

Live Webcast Date: Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm (ET)
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Add Reminder to My Calendar 05/28/2019 2:00 pm 05/28/2019 5:00 pm America/New_York The Knowledge Group Webinar: Heightened Enforcement Actions in Economic Sanctions: Compliance Trends and Considerations The event starts in an hour. If you have not registered, please go to the link below to sign up today.https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/checkout/?add-to-cart=105102\r\n The past year has seen the significant expansion and increased enforcement of U.S. sanctions programs. Aside from the re-imposition of nuclear sanctions against Iran, there were other key developments that also gained attention. These include the sanctions on seven Russian oligarchs and the new sanctions programs in relation to Nicaragua and U.S. election interference. The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has also emphasized the expanded reach of its authorities and sanctions programs to the cryptocurrency landscape and other novel fields.  \n \nCounsel to companies should expect intensified enforcement activity as economic sanctions remain a vigorous tool of the U.S. foreign policy in 2019 and beyond. The need to secure up-to-date knowledge is crucial in the current regulatory landscape. \n \nIn this LIVE Webcast, a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders brought together by The Knowledge Group will help businesses and their counsel understand the important aspects of this significant topic. They will provide an in-depth discussion of the recent enforcement efforts under the U.S. economic sanctions. Speakers will also offer best practices in developing and implementing effective compliance practices in light of the recent developments. \n \nKey topics include: \n \n \n U.S. Economic Sanctions: Recent Enforcement Developments \n Compliance Trends and Considerations \n Mitigating Risks and Pitfalls \n Best Compliance Practices \n What Lies Ahead \n https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/webcasts/heightened-enforcement-actions/

Online CLE Economic Sanctions

Join us for this Knowledge Group Online CLE Economic Sanctions Webinar. The past year has seen the significant expansion and increased enforcement of U.S. sanctions programs. Aside from the re-imposition of nuclear sanctions against Iran, there were other key developments that also gained attention. These include the sanctions on seven Russian oligarchs and the new sanctions programs in relation to Nicaragua and U.S. election interference. The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has also emphasized the expanded reach of its authorities and sanctions programs to the cryptocurrency landscape and other novel fields. 

Counsel to companies should expect intensified enforcement activity as economic sanctions remain a vigorous tool of the U.S. foreign policy in 2019 and beyond. The need to secure up-to-date knowledge is crucial in the current regulatory landscape.

In this LIVE Webcast, a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders brought together by The Knowledge Group will help businesses and their counsel understand the important aspects of this significant topic. They will provide an in-depth discussion of the recent enforcement efforts under the U.S. economic sanctions. Speakers will also offer best practices in developing and implementing effective compliance practices in light of the recent developments.

Key topics include:

  • U.S. Economic Sanctions: Recent Enforcement Developments
  • Compliance Trends and Considerations
  • Mitigating Risks and Pitfalls
  • Best Compliance Practices
  • What Lies Ahead

Who Should Attend

  • Export Controls Vice Presidents, Directors and Managers
  • Trade Compliance Administrators and Managers
  • International Trade Specialists
  • Regulatory and Policy Managers
  • Corporate Counsel
  • Risk Managers
  • Multinational Companies (Public and Private)
  • Other Related/Interested Professionals

Faculty

Online CLE Economic Sanctions
Philip Urofsky
Partner
Shearman & Sterling
Online CLE Economic Sanctions
Donald Kassilke
Member
Cozen O'Connor
Online CLE Economic Sanctions
John E. Smith
Partner
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Online CLE Economic Sanctions
Michael V. Dobson
Of Counsel
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Online CLE Economic Sanctions
Jennifer S. Talbert
Attorney
Morrison & Foerster LLP

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Online CLE Economic Sanctions

Philip Urofsky, Partner
Shearman & Sterling

Donald Kassilke, Member
Cozen O'Connor

John E. Smith, Partner
Morrison & Foerster LLP

Michael V. Dobson, Of Counsel
Morrison & Foerster LLP

Jennifer S. Talbert, Attorney
Morrison & Foerster LLP

Online CLE Economic Sanctions

Online CLE Economic Sanctions

Philip UrofskyPartnerShearman & Sterling

Online CLE Economic Sanctions

Donald KassilkeMemberCozen O'Connor

Mr. Kassilke is a partner in the Transportation and Trade Practice Group at Cozen O’Connor and regularly advises clients on transactional and regulatory matters, focusing on air, ocean, and inland transportation, and international trade.  He regularly advises companies on U.S. export controls, trade sanctions, and customs regulations and has secured favorable resolutions of matters before the Office of Foreign Assets Control and the Bureau of Industry and Security.  In addition, Mr. Kassilke has been involved with a wide range of commercial transactions, antitrust, and regulatory matters, and has successfully represented clients involved in commercial litigation before federal courts and administrative agencies.

Mr. Kassilke has a degree in International Relations from the University of Pennsylvania and a master's degree in political science from Auburn University at Montgomery.  He received his law degree with honors from the George Washington University School of Law.

Online CLE Economic Sanctions

John E. SmithPartnerMorrison & Foerster LLP

John E. Smith, former Director of the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), is co-head of Morrison & Foerster’s National Security practice, and a member of the Global Risk + Crisis Management group and Investigations + White Collar group. After serving 11 years as a top official at OFAC and three years as its Director, Mr. Smith brings to the firm unmatched experience in economic sanctions, enforcement, and national security.

Both in the United States and globally, clients turn to Mr. Smith for his deep experience and unique perspective on the complexities and escalating risk of U.S. and multilateral sanctions. He is a trusted advisor for clients navigating significant civil and criminal enforcement actions by U.S. and other government prosecutors and regulators. While serving as a top official at OFAC, Mr. Smith was centrally involved in all aspects of developing, implementing, and enforcing U.S. government sanctions requirements. As OFAC Director, he oversaw every OFAC enforcement case against financial institutions and global operating companies.

Online CLE Economic Sanctions

Michael V. DobsonOf CounselMorrison & Foerster LLP

Michael Dobson, of counsel in Morrison & Foerster’s National Security practice group, has extensive experience advising clients on critical national security matters pertaining to U.S. economic sanctions, export controls, and various regulatory and compliance issues. Mr. Dobson most recently served as a Senior Sanctions Policy Advisor in the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), where he was one of the U.S. government’s leading sanctions officials in the development and implementation of U.S. sanctions policy toward Russia and throughout the Western Hemisphere.

In his position at OFAC, Mr. Dobson developed strategies and tactics for achieving U.S. sanctions policy objectives, and applied that understanding of policy goals to shape executive orders, regulations, general and specific licenses, and interpretive guidance across multiple sanctions regimes. He also provided direction to interagency efforts to anticipate and mitigate unintended consequences of sanctions.

Online CLE Economic Sanctions

Jennifer S. TalbertAttorneyMorrison & Foerster LLP

Jennifer Talbert is an associate in Morrison & Foerster’s Washington, D.C. office. Her practice involves assisting clients on matters relating to economic sanctions, banking and financial services, anti-money laundering, and money transmission and payments. Ms. Talbert assists clients in matters involving economic sanctions laws administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and other international trade matters involving export controls and the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS). Ms. Talbert also advises financial institutions and financial services companies on regulatory compliance and government enforcement matters by various federal and state agencies. She is experienced in guiding clients on issues arising under financial services laws, including the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA), and the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.

Online CLE Economic Sanctions

Course Level:
   Intermediate

Advance Preparation:
   Print and review course materials

Method Of Presentation:
   Live Webcast

Prerequisite:
   General knowledge of international trade and sanctions laws

Course Code:
   147865

NY Category of CLE Credit:
   Areas of professional Practice

Total Credits:
   2.0 CLE

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The Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group has been a leading global provider of Continuing Education (CLE, CPE) for over 13 Years. We produce over 450 LIVE webcasts annually and have a catalog of over 4,000 on-demand courses.

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