Membership Benefits

Russia Sanctions Hub

Economic and trade sanctions against Russia are complex, ever- evolving, and the risks of violation can be high. With that in mind, we created Navigating Sanctions Against Russia. ACSS members can access a dedicated bank of information providing updates on Russia sanctions imposed by the EU, UK and US, videos, glossaries and a comparative ‘cheat sheet’ on sanctions imposed on Russian banks.

Interactive Sanctions Map

The Interactive Sanctions Map is a benefit foravailable only to ACSS members. It is an interactive tool with an overview withof sanctions in place against countries around the world. It covers EU, US (OFAC), Canada and UN sanctions. Find out which specific sanctions are in place against a country by clicking on the continent and then on the country.


Our members have exclusive access to our monthly webinars in which we cover the latest events and answer questions from attendees. You can enjoy the webinars live and on demand from the comfort of your home or office.

OFAC Enforcement Actions Database

ACSS members can access our unique premium resource. It enables members to search our database of 900+ OFAC enforcement actions, across industries, with access to the PDFs of settlement letters.

Official Guidance Library

The ACSS members-only resource library contains guidance on sanctions from government agencies, international organizations, and universities and institutes around the world. The documents posted information the implementation of sanctions.

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 who sets the stage and then invites participants to contribute to the conversation. It is a members only, conversation that enriches your connections and knowledge of specific sanctions topics.


Be part of something big

Support and development

ACSS membership provides you with resources to support you throughout your career as a sanctions professional.

A growing community

Our membership numbers are steadily growing. Professionals from both the private and public sectors are joining our sanctions community. We now have hundreds of members in more than 50 countries.

Who Should Join?

People who have some or all of the responsibility related to sanctions in:

Banks, trusts companies, and other financial institutions Insurance companies


Investment bankers and investment companies Securities brokers and dealers


Securities brokers and dealers


Money services businesses, including money transmitters, check cashers and currency exchange houses


Credit card companies


Money lenders or mortgage brokers


Law firms, lawyers and legal professionals Universities




Risk management consultants


International business companies, in imports and exports, manufacturing, mining, oil and gas, pharmaceuticals, offshore services, maritime shipping and many others.


Cryptocurrency companies


Company service providers


Casinos and other gambling businesses


Active and retired agents, regulators, and other personnel of:

  1. State departments or ministries of foreign affairs
  2. Treasury departments
  3. Custom departments
  4. Tax departments
  5. Secret services
  6. Justice departments
  7. Financial intelligence units
  8. Securities and futures authorities
  9. Banking supervisory agencies
  10. Port authorities