November 9, 2020

Start/End Time Session Title Description
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Registration & Networking Coffee  
9:00 AM– 9:15 AM WELCOME REMARKS Welcome Remarks by Saskia Rietbroek, ACSS Executive Director
9:45 AM – 10:00 AM Morning Networking Break  
10:00 AM– 10:50 AM Government Panel -Regulatory Expectations and Lessons Learned from Sanctions Enforcement Cases Updates from EU Commission, OFAC and OFSI and insights required to ensure compliant and effective controls in a vigorous enforcement environment
10:50 AM – 11:05 AM Networking Break  
11:05 AM– 12:00 PM Russia, Iran and other Sanctions Program Updates  
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Networking Luncheon  
1:00 PM–2:30 PM Breakout Roundtables The ACSS EU Sanctions Conference break out Round Tables! Ask practical questions and problem solve with your peers. Attendees will have a choice of moderated roundtable topics where they can engage in detailed discussions and benefit from a more topic-specific networking opportunity. There are two back-to-back sessions of 40 minutes each. After session one, attendees can go to the next topic of their choice. These roundtables will take place both on day one on day two—giving attendees the option to choose four different topics.
2:30 PM – 3:15 PM 21st Century Sanctions Screening: Instant Payment Screening, AI and Other Emerging Technology Trends to Stay Compliant and Reduce False Positives.
  • Speed Challenge! Instant Payment Screening – How to Meet Time Constraints and Stay Compliant
  • Use of Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence for sanctions screening
  • Other latest trends every sanctions officer needs to know
3:15 PM – 3:30 PM Coffee Break  
3:30 PM – 4:15 PM Cross-Functional Sanctions Exposure – Are you Connecting the Dots (Sanctions, AML, High Risk PEPs) to Ensure Compliance?
  • How to Leverage Compliance Tools and Resources across departments
  • Using an “Financial Intelligence Unit” for AML – Sanctions – PEP – screening
  • Sanctions and FCPA compliance framework – Connecting the Dots
4:15 PM – 4:30 PM Afternoon Networking Break  
4:30 PM – 5:15 PM Is This Legal? Interactive Hypothetical Scenarios
  • Is this legal?– ask an attorney
  • Test your knowledge on OFAC 50% ownership guidance
  • Get answers on complex facilitation and sectoral sanctions issues
5:15 PM – 5:30 PM Closing Remarks Conference  
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM Networking Reception  

November 10, 2020

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