U.S. Antiboycott Briefing

September 21, 2023 | 09:00 AM – 10:15 AM NYC

ACSS Webinar

CSS Credits: 1.25


75 minutes


  • James De Rugeriis, Antiboycott Compliance Officer | Wells Fargo Bank


Alexander Witt CSS, Sanctions & Export Controls Consultant, ACSS


Thursday, September 21, 2023


  • 09:00 AM – 10:15 AM NYC
  • 02:00 PM – 03:15 PM London
  • 03:00 PM – 04:15 PM Amsterdam


With the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) becoming more visible to Sanctions professions due to their partnership with FinCEN, please join us for an insightful webinar that delves into the intricacies of U.S. Antiboycott Regulations.  Designed for international businesses, legal professionals, and compliance officers, this session will provide a comprehensive understanding of the regulatory landscape surrounding boycott-related activities.  Learn how to navigate the complexities of these regulations and ensure compliance with the law.

Key Learning Points:

  • Comprehensive Overview: Gain a clear understanding of the history, requirements, and objectives of U.S. Antiboycott Regulations, including prohibitions and exceptions, primary/secondary/tertiary boycotts, and how the statues may impact your operations.
  • Navigating Prohibited Actions: Learn to identify and navigate actions that may inadvertently lead to assent with boycott requests, helping ensure your organization avoids violations.
  • Reporting and Documentation: Discover the reporting obligations associated with boycott-related requests. Gain insights into maintaining accurate records and complying with reporting deadlines.
  • Mitigating Risks and Penalties: Understand the potential consequences of non-compliance with antiboycott regulations, including both civil penalties and criminal charges. Learn strategies to mitigate risks and safeguard your business reputation.
  • Recent Updates: Review changes to policy during the past 12 months and explore three recent real-world antiboycott enforcement cases.

Our expert speaker will provide practical insights, expert guidance, and best practices to ensure your organization remains compliant in today’s dynamic global business environment.

Certificate of Attendance:

All active ACSS membership will be able to download the certificate from the Learning Management System (under the achievements tab). 

Event Registration

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James De Rugeriis

Antiboycott Compliance Officer
Financial Crimes Risk Management


Alexander Witt CSS

Sanctions & Export Controls Consultant

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.

Customer Testimonials

“I really appreciated the detail and references on the slides, very helpful”.

Scott Kinney, CAMS

Compliance Manager Global Sanctions Group, Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

“Great job. Very informative”.

Brianna Long

Senior Compliance Analyst Compliance and Risk Investigations and Analysis, Convera