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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 Sanchez, ACSS Reporter June 25, 2022 The availability of goods and services to Russia does continue, albeit, with a much narrower scope. Special licenses have widened that a little, allowing exemptions to sanctions to maintain essential relationships while...
By David Williams ACSS Editor June 18, 2022 Wealthy Russians have fewer professional services to rely on following decisions by governmental offices to thwart their ability to evade sanctions. The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is tightening the screws on...
By Saskia Rietbroek, CSS June 11, 2022 For the first time, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) – the global money-laundering watchdog – has issued a public report about how well member countries comply with its standards. The evaluations are mutual peer reviews...