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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.
- January 30, 2020
FREE! Using Tools To Accelerate Model Validation & Tuning Processes Independently of the OFAC System
- February 13, 2020
FREE! Update on Current EU Sanctions and Practical Considerations
- February 27, 2020
FREE! Dissecting OFAC’s Compliance Framework
- March 19, 2020
FREE! The EU Blocking Statute: Actions Taken To Date and Lessons Learned So Far
- April 16, 2020
Managing Sanctions Risks in Correspondent Banking Transactions
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January 7, 2020 By: Tom Cornell, Author of Sanctions Law The Association of Certified Sanctions Specialists interviewed Tom Cornell, co-author of the book Sanctions Law. Currently, Tom is an associate at Debevoise and Plimpton LLP, practising from the firm’s...
The ‘Brexit’ Effect: What the UK’s Departure from the EU Could Mean for the Global Sanctions Landscape
December 9, 2019 By: John McKendrick QC* and Alex Haines** Over three years ago, in the June 23 Referendum, the UK voted to leave the European Union (EU). This departure from the EU, also known as ‘Brexit’, has put the world on stand-by, waiting to see what terms the...
December 2, 2019 By: Natasha Bright, ACSS Reporter The past year has seen a flurry of new regulations, laws, and guidance documents on cryptocurrencies. The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), the European Union (EU), the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), and...