Affiliate Members V2 - Association of Certified Sanctions Specialists

Affiliate Members

ACSS Affiliate Members receive substantial access, recognition and lead generation benefits throughout their membership term. By increasing their effectiveness and success, ACSS members, who are devoted to best practices in economic sanctions and OFAC compliance seek and purchase services and solutions that you provide.

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Established in 1995, CRDF Global is an independent nonprofit organization that promotes safety, security, and sustainability through international development and foreign assistance missions in over 120 countries. We are a recognized leader in strategic capacity-building programs that combine technical expertise with flexible, locally driven solutions across the areas of CBRNE security and nonproliferation, global health, strategic trade controls, cybersecurity, innovation, food security, and international professional exchanges.

Descartes (Nasdaq:DSGX) (TSX:DSG) is the global leader in providing on-demand, software-as-a-service solutions focused on improving the productivity, performance, and security of logistics-intensive businesses. Our suite of solutions helps businesses achieve higher trade compliance rates, reduce duties paid, minimize transactions with sanctioned parties and provides insight into potential customers and supply chain resources. Customers use our modular, software-as-a-service solutions to route, schedule, track, and measure delivery resources; plan, allocate and execute shipments; rate, audit and pay transportation invoices; access global trade data; file customs and security documents for imports and exports; and complete numerous other logistics processes by participating in the world’s largest, collaborative multimodal logistics community. Our headquarters are in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada and we have offices and partners around the world.

The FTI Consulting Export Controls and Sanctions practice is a truly global practice that operates seamlessly across all jurisdictions and industries to provide timely, comprehensive and practical advice. We help our clients navigate the complexity of export controls and sanctions compliance by simplifying them into manageable, actionable, and auditable internal controls. Our consultants provide insight into the possible interpretations of new sanctions based on foreign policy and national security priorities. We help clients comply with export controls and sanctions laws by carrying out due diligence, preparing licenses and licensing strategies, designing risk models using advanced data analytics, developing practical policies and procedures, and crafting training programs that correspond to the culture and risk-profile of their business.

Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP is a leading international law firm that focuses on quality and results.

Since its founding in 1888, Hughes Hubbard & Reed has prioritized commitment to its clients and the ability to mobilize talents around the world as quickly as possible. Today, Hughes Hubbard strikes a balance between scale and agility, allowing the firm to tackle its clients’ largest and most complex matters while adapting to an ever-changing market.

Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP Sanctions, Export Controls, and Anti-Money Laundering practice group advises companies around the world on all types of trade compliance matters, including government licensing, compliance programs, disclosures, enforcement matters (civil and criminal), due diligence in connection with mergers and acquisitions, and audits. With a strong presence in Paris and in Washington, D.C., Hughes Hubbard & Reed effectively stay abreast of new developments in these critical areas, particularly in the European Union and the United States, and maintain ongoing contact with the relevant regulators.

At KPMG, our commitment to our clients inspires everything we do. It enables us to deliver innovative and practical solutions to the most difficult sanctions challenges – whether assisting in the design and management of a sanctions program or supporting everyday operational needs. Our experienced team of global professionals has extensive knowledge about the real-world application of sanctions requirements. We help our clients navigate these challenges through:
— Compliance program development;
— Risk assessments;
— Investigations and remediation assistance;
— Historical transactional look-backs;
— KPMG Trade Management on Demand that enables our clients to focus on high-priority items, while we perform day-to-day sanctions management work; and
— Restricted Party Screening system optimization and “hit” resolution
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Today, we continue to develop new ways of turning complex data into accessible insight across regulatory conformance, sanctions screening, trade compliance, tracking, monitoring, and ship security. Our solutions enable time-critical decisions and mitigate risk across all facets of maritime activity – protecting those engaged in maritime trade from rising regulatory scrutiny.

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