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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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The Blocking Statute – Deciphering its Provisions, How to Handle the EU/US Conflict, and Actions to Date
March 31, 2020 By: Jack Walsh, Content Writer, ACSS A 2018 annex to the E.U. Blocking Statutehas created a formidable compliance dilemma for European companies that wish to cease business operations in Iran. Enacted to mitigate the effect of reinstated U.S. sanctions...
March 25, 2020 By: Glenda Juliano*, CAMS, CSS The U.S. withdrawal from the JCPOA and the return of sanctions has had a substantial impact on European companies that have increased their trade with Iran since 2015. Today, European businesses operating in Iran in...
March 17, 2020 By: Natasha Bright, Content Writer, ACSS Both the European Union and the United States consider Iran to be a threat to the region and the world. One of the tactics that both jurisdictions take to limit Iran’s power is to isolate the country from the...