Sanctions Connect

Lessons Learned from OFAC’s 2022 Enforcement Actions

Date: Friday, May 26, 2023

Time: 09:00 AM – 09:30 AM NYC
02:00 PM – 02:30 PM Amsterdam

Duration: 30 minutes

Rocio Gainza, Senior Manager, Global Sanctions & Screening, AML Risk | Scotiabank

Alexander Witt, CSS, Sanctions & Export Control Consultant | ACSS

In this Sanctions Connect Call we will discuss …

About Sanctions Connect Calls:

SanctionsConnect is an opportunity for ACSS members to join a discussion with industry experts on a monthly hot sanctions topic.

The Call is conducted by an expert in the field who sets the stage and then invites participants to contribute to the conversation.

  • Every last Friday of the month
  • It is a members-only, intimate conversation that enriches your connections and knowledge of specific sanctions topics.
  • Chatham house rules apply.
  • SanctionsConnect calls are NOT recorded, so attend live!
  • A maximum of 50 participants can attend the call. First come first served.

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Rocio Gainza

Senior Manager, Global Sanctions & Screening, AML Risk | Scotiabank

Rocio Gainza is licensed to practice law in Venezuela, her country of birth, and in Ontario, Canada, where she has lived for 8 years. She has more than 10 years of experience in the financial industry. Six of them as a lawyer in Venezuela, in the legal department of one of the main financial institutions in the country, where she practiced banking law with a focus on regulatory affairs. For the last 4 years, she has worked at Scotiabank, in the Global Sanctions Office, where she is currently Senior Manager, and provides advice on sanctions to the different lines of business in Canada and in the jurisdictions where Scotiabank has a presence in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Alexander Witt, CSS

Sanctions & Export Controls Consultant | ACSS

Alexander Witt is a Sanctions & Export Control Consultant for the Association of Certified Sanctions Specialists (ACSS). He is an expert in EU, US, and German Sanctions and Export Control Laws and Regulations. Previously Alexander worked as a Sanctions & Export Control Consultant at Full Circle Compliance and as an Export Compliance Officer at Fujifilm Europe in the Netherlands.