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Certified Sanctions Specialist Credentials
Our Certified Sanctions Specialist, or CSS, program sets the standard for the profession. The ACSS is proud to offer a program that teaches knowledge and skills that are essential to sanctions professionals working in a variety of settings, including: financial institutions, international corporations, law firms, consultancies, and government. The CSS exam assesses knowledge and grants credentials only to those who exhibit sanctions mastery.
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Know Your Sanctions Lists: How to Properly Screen for Both OFAC and EU/UN Designations
- January 16, 2020
Staying Compliant with Venezuela Sanctions – Restrictions and Complex Scenarios
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November 7, 2019 By: Natasha Bright, ACSS Reporter Last month, there were news reports that claimed that North Korea was developing its own cryptocurrency. Like many things related to the secretive nation, there are not many details available. However, if true, that...
November 5, 2019 By: Anna Sayre, Director of Content, ACSS After a year of concentrated effort by the ACSS team and leading experts in the industry, The ACSS Team is proud to announce that the Certified Sanction Specialist (CSS) Examination has finally landed! But...
November 4, 2019 By: Thomas Nollner* A commonly held misconception within the sanctions industry is that Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctions programs only apply to financial institutions. Recent large civil liability settlements between OFAC and several...