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FREE! Webinar

Sanctions, Software, and Services Online: Compliance Considerations for the Digital Economy

Virtually all modern economic activity involves the use and provision of software and internet-based services. Whether you are providing or merely using software or internet-based services, the breadth of OFAC’s sanctions programs can pose tricky compliance questions, even for entities that do not consider themselves to operate in the tech sector.

Join Kelley Drye’s Robert Slack and Sanctions Inc.’s Brian Gatta for a discussion on the treatment of software and internet-based services in OFAC-administered sanctions programs.

Duration: 75 minutes

Speakers:
Brian Gatta, Director – TurboFac/Sanctions, Inc.
Robert Slack, Partner – Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

Moderator: Natasha Bright, Reporter, ACSS

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Date: Thursday, July 15, 2021

Time: 12:00 PM – 01:15 PM New York (EST)

05:00 PM – 06:15 PM London (GMT)

06:00 PM – 07:15 PM Amsterdam (CET)

Attendees will learn about:

  • The legal basis for OFAC’s assertion of jurisdiction over software and internet-related activities
  • The applicability of program-specific licenses and cross-programmatic exemptions to internet service and software-related transactions
  • Best practices for conducting due diligence and ensuring compliance

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Brian Gatta

Director

Sanctions Inc.

Brian is a Director and founder of Sanctions Inc., home of the TURBOFAC (sanctions.org) suite of post-screening sanctions solutions. Brian’s principal focus is on the maintenance and advancement of the TURBOFAC U.S. Sanctions Guided Interview System and the TURBOFAC Comprehensive U.S. Sanctions Research System and Encyclopedia. Brian’s work in creating and maintaining TURBOFAC entails the thorough review and annotation of every consequential statement attributable to OFAC, in addition to the transformation of the entirety of the OFAC-administered sanctions architecture into a single, multiple-choice “guided interview” program.

Prior to his work at Sanctions Inc., Brian spent over a decade as an attorney practicing in the international trade groups of large law firms. Brian graduated with honors from Columbia Law School in 2007.

Robert Slack

Partner

Kelley Drye & Warren LLP, Washington, DC

Robert Slack is a partner in Kelley Drye & Warren’s Export Control and Sanctions group and focuses his practice on economic sanctions, export controls, and other trade compliance matters. Rob advises clients in a broad array of industries, including the financial, technology, energy, defense, manufacturing, and other sectors. Rob has significant experience conducting global investigations and audits, designing and implementing export and sanctions compliance programs tailored to clients’ needs, and advising clients on compliance with U.S. sanctions, export, and other trade compliance rules. Rob was ranked as one of the leading practitioners in the International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions area by Chambers USA for 2017-2021.