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October 2019

Global Sanctions Forum

Hear Industry Insight into how Sanctions Experts are dealing with Iran, Russia, European Blocking Legislation and much more!

Hear directly from OFSI,FCO, HM Treasury, HSBC, Citi, Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank and many more!


Thanks to all those who attended the 2018 event. We are currently working the 2019 agenda. 

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Dealing with Iran

How should financial institutions manage direct and indirect Iranian exposure in a post-JCPOA environment? Understanding sanctions risk pertaining to Iran is one of the key challenges facing the industry and with issues of IRGC-controlled entities and opaque ownership structures Iran remains a tough challenge. With expertise from banks with specialist knowledge regarding Iran and top lawyers this session is guaranteed to give you practical insight you can apply in your firm.

Managing Russian Sanctions

Russian are at their most complex ever. Whilst remaining a significant opportunity risk appetites need to be carefully balanced and dealing with SDNs, sectoral sanctions and potential reputational issues remains challenging. And what about Russian Blocking Legislation?At Global Sanctions Forum you will hear directly from sanctions professionals who have been at the forefront of their banks responses to Russian sanctions.

Hear from the Regulators and Policy Makers

With the sanctions landscape fast fragmenting and the UK preparing for a post-Brexit sanctions framework we are delighted to bring you representatives from the FCO, HM Treasury and OFSI to give you insight into this new reality. This is an unrivalled opportunity to understand what the regulators are thinking and hear how firms are preparing for this new regulatory environment.

Dealing with International Divergence & Convergence in the Sanctions Landscape

After years of convergence the global sanctions landscape is fragmenting. With the EU  Hear how banks are dealing with European Blocking Regulation and responding with new policies and frameworks. Will the Blocking Regulation be effective and what should firms prepare for when it comes to the political sphere?

Building a great sanctions compliance team - What are the necessary skills?

The sanctions professionals of today might not be the sanctions expert of tomorrow. Hear sanctions professionals from financial institutions discuss how a combination of tech savvy engineers, political experts, legal professionals and grizzled investigators might be the future of sanctions compliance. In short, is the ideal sanctions professional a renaissance man/woman?

Managing the Challenges of Sanctions Screening – A Practitioner’s View

Effectice sanctions screening is key to any good compliance framework. However, the volume and speed of transactions is ever increasing as are compliance requirements. With that in mind how do you make sure your sanctions screening operations are up-to-date giving you accurate, timely and reliable results, avoiding false positives and confusion over naming conventions? Get the practitioner's on the 31st of October.


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For a bespoke package, contact Sophie Serhan on Sophie.Serhan@informa.com or call: +44 (0)20 7551 9931.

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