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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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OFAC Continues Battle Against Mexican Cartels and Gun Runners

OFAC Continues Battle Against Mexican Cartels and Gun Runners

By David Williams, ACSS Editor. Nikos Kartsaklis August 6, 2022 Mexican drug cartels and their gun runners are in the sights of the US Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) as it continues to take aim at escalating weapons and drug use. Obed...

An Examination of OFAC’s Approach to Crypto-Related Sanctions

An Examination of OFAC’s Approach to Crypto-Related Sanctions

By Angel Niño Torres and ACSS researchers July 30, 2022 Cryptocurrency has presented several challenges for regulatory entities since Bitcoin’s introduction in 2008. Buyers and sellers online were quick to enjoy cryptocurrency's relative anonymity and expedience,...

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