Bill Browder, Keynote Speaker at the Launch of ACSS’ New York City Chapter, Gives an Exclusive Interview on the Future of Global Magnitsky Laws

October 29, 2020
By: Jack Walsh, Reporter, ACSS

On October 13, 2020, ACSS launched the organization’s New York City Chapter with a virtual event hosted by Chapter Chair, Joseph Bognanno. The New York City Chapter has been created by the ACSS in order to serve, inform, and promote sanctions professionals in New York City and the surrounding Tristate area. ACSS NYC will be holding regular events centered around hot topics in the sanctions industry that impact compliance professionals. (more…)

Targeting the Corrupt and Human Rights Abusers

June 22, 2020
By: Natasha Bright, Reporter, ACSS

The United States Office of Foreign Assets Control administers many different programs that it uses to sanction individuals and entities, including the Iran Sanctions, Non-Proliferation Sanctions, and Counter-Terrorism Sanctions. There is one specific program; however, that is instrumental in combatting severe human rights abuse or corruption in a foreign country – the Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act, or GLOMAG, program. (more…)

An Interview with ACSS Conference Keynote Speaker – Oliver Bullough – Author of Moneyland

September 25, 2019 By: Natasha Bright , Legal Content, ACSS

The Association of Certified Sanctions Specialists recently spoke with Oliver Bullough, an award-winning journalist and author from Wales who specializes in writing about the former Soviet Union and financial crime. His most recent book is Moneyland, a history and exploration of kleptocracy, and how it is enabled by Western professionals. (more…)

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