EU Sanctions Due Diligence: Challenges & Best Practices - Association of Certified Sanctions Specialists

EU Sanctions Due Diligence: Challenges & Best Practices

November 30, 2023 | 09:00 AM – 10:15 AM NYC

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75 minutes


  • Jan Dunin-Wasowicz, Partner | Hughes Hubbard & Reed
  • Nicolas Burnichon, Associate | Hughes Hubbard & Reed


Alexander Witt CSS, Sanctions & Export Controls Consultant, ACSS


Thursday, November 30, 2023


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


Join us for an in-depth webinar on “EU Sanctions Due Diligence: Challenges & Best Practices,” where we will provide valuable insights into the intricacies of EU sanctions compliance. This webinar is designed for businesses, compliance professionals, legal experts, and anyone looking to stay ahead of regulatory changes and safeguard their operations.

What Attendees Will Learn:

1. Update on EU Guidance Concerning Circumvention Risk

Discussion of the recently issued guidance by the Commission on circumvention due diligence

2. Challenges in EU Sanctions Due Diligence:

Identifying and mitigating risks associated with sanctions.
Handling evolving sanctions lists, including updates and changes.
Managing compliance in a global business environment.

3. Best Practices in EU Sanctions Due Diligence:

Building a robust compliance framework tailored to your organization’s needs.
Effective risk assessment and screening strategies.
The role of technology and data analytics in enhancing due diligence.

4. Case Studies and Practical Insights:

Real-world examples of due diligence challenges and success stories.
Strategies for conducting due diligence in high-risk regions or industries.

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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ACSS Members who attend the live session can download their Certificate of Attendance from our member-only platform.


Jan Dunin-Wasowicz

Hughes Hubbard & Reed
Jan Dunin-Wasowicz is Partner and Co-Chair of Hughes Hubbard & Reed’s Sanctions,  Export Controls & AML Practice group.  Jan has experience advising on compliance with economic sanctions and trade controls from both EU and U.S. perspectives. His sanctions and trade controls practice covers the full spectrum of compliance and enforcement matters, including risk assessments, design and evaluation of sanctions and export control compliance programs, merges & acquisitions, contractual negotiation and reviews, transaction due diligence, licensing, investigations, and remediation.

Nicolas Burnichon

Hughes Hubbard & Reed

Nicolas Burnichon is an Associate in Hughes Hubbard & Reed’s Sanctions,  Export Controls & AML Practice group. Nicolas has experience navigating sanctions and export controls issues across a broad range of industries. Nicolas has experience in assisting companies develop and implement sanctions and export controls compliance programs as well as evaluating such programs and interfacing with national competent authorities.  Nicolas is a founding member of the French Chapter of the ACSS.


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