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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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By Robert L. Williams III, CAMS, Consultant January 22, 2022 In October 2021, the Biden Administration, the US State Department and OFAC published The Treasury 2021 Sanctions Review. They aimed to show the effectiveness of sanctions as a tool of US national security...
By Tae Young Bae, ACSS Reporter January 15, 2022 The importance of performing due diligence to adhere to sanctions regulations cannot be understated. With financial and criminal penalties for violations ready to be imposed by the Office of Foreign Assets Control...
By Saskia Rietbroek, CSS January 8, 2022 A conviction by a Danish court for violating EU sanctions against Syria has underscored the knowledge governments expect of companies of the end destination of their products. In the case, it was reported that the defendants...