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ACSS New York Chapter

The ACSS New York Chapter Sanctions Trivia Night

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Hard Bar
230 5th Avenue New York, NY 10001 United States
Thu, 21 March 2024

5:30 PM – 8:30 PM EST

  • Howard Spieler, Citi

Event Information

Get ready to dive into the world of sanctions with the ACSS New York Chapter as we host our first-ever trivia night!

Join us for an unforgettable evening of networking and fun-filled trivia games, where you’ll have the chance to meet and connect with other members of our community. Set against the backdrop of the New York skyline from our enclosed rooftop venue, this event promises not only a great time but also some delicious prizes for the winning team; drinks and light bites will also be provided.

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to showcase your knowledge at this exciting event, hosted by Hummingbird & Castellum.AI!

Agenda as follows:

5:30 – 5:45pm: Registration & Welcome Refreshments

5:45 – 6:00pm: Welcome from our hosts Hummingbird & Castellum.AI, Introduction from Tiffany Jenkins – ACSS, and Chapter Update from our Chapter Chair, Howard Spieler – Citi

6:00 – 7:30pm: Trivia game moderated by Howard Spieler, Citi

7:30 – 8:30pm: Networking over drinks and nibbles

8:30 pm: Award ceremony for our lucky winners!

We hope you can join us!

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Howard Spieler

Sanctions Risk Officer

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In June 2023, Howard joined Citigroup as a Sanctions Risk Officer for the Banking, Capital Markets and Advisory Group, where he works with first and second line stakeholders to ensure sanctions compliance with applicable regulations, policies and procedures.

Previously, Howard was a Vice President in the Global Sanctions Compliance Department at MUFG, where he collaborated on sanctions compliance program initiatives and worked on wide-ranging projects, including risk assessments, global product reviews, and consulting on complex transactions. Prior to that, he held anti-financial crime roles at Citibank and AIG, where he provided sanctions and compliance subject-matter expertise to global stakeholders.

Before that, Spieler served in the Bloomberg administration for 10 years, with seven of those years as head of compliance at the New York City Economic Development Corporation, where he helped develop and maintain its risk-based compliance program, which included managing regulatory reporting as well as the ongoing monitoring and assessment of a $30 billion portfolio of public-private real estate transactions.