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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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US Agencies Unite with Digital Assets Action Plan

US Agencies Unite with Digital Assets Action Plan

By David Williams, ACSS Editor December 4, 2022 Millions of consumers, investors and businesses have exposure to digital assets, which experienced a boom in the pandemic like a feverish gold rush. The growth led to Executive Order 14067, issued to guide their...

Sanctions Mount Against Iran As Protests Spill into the World Cup

Sanctions Mount Against Iran As Protests Spill into the World Cup

By David Williams, ACSS Editor November 26, 2022 Protests against the government in Iran have escalated with international governments’ sanctions activities not far behind. The Iranian football team decided to maintain silence during their country’s national anthem...

How Dual Use Trade Controls Affect Financial Institutions

How Dual Use Trade Controls Affect Financial Institutions

By Alessandro Guaiana, Sanctions Compliance Officer, European Investment Bank November 19, 2022 Since the introduction of trade control laws and regulations in the EU, legislation has addressed trade restrictions to industries selling or purchasing tangible items...

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