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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.
- December 05, 2019
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
- January 30, 2020
FREE! Tuning and Model Validation & System Annual Restriction: Using tools to accelerate model validation & tuning processes independently of the OFAC system
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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...
November 6, 2019 By: John McKendrick QC* and Alex Haines** The Nicaragua Human Rights and Anticorruption Act of 2018(NHRACA) seeks to hold violators of human rights and corrupt actors in Nicaragua accountable. It also instructs the U.S. president to impose individual...