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To advance the professional knowledge, skills and experience of those dedicated to economic and trade sanctions, the development of sound sanctions policies and procedures and compliance with all relevant laws, rules and regulations through networking, information sharing, continuing professional education programs and an elite certification process.
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OFAC Essentials Certificate Program
In order to meet the need for more in-depth training on OFAC Essentials and mitigate the risk of costly OFAC violations, we have developed an online sanctions training program, which teaches vital OFAC principles and background all OFAC sanctions compliance staff should understand.
Certified Sanctions Specialist Credential
ACSS Certification Program will acknowledge members’ status, qualifications, expertise and credentials in conducting compliance duties, sanctions services, consulting, investigating and other related services. It will provide Certified Members (“Certified Sanctions Specialists – CSS) with a powerful career advantage and their employers and clients the comfort of knowing that the person has met high standards of knowledge and training.
US Sanctions Against China: Four Agencies Taking Action, 12 Key Developments, and Five Compliance Steps To Consider
November 30, 2020
By: Saskia Rietbroek, Executive Director, CSS
U.S. sanctions against China and Hong Kong have been increasing exponentially in recent months. The U.S. is now using economic sanctions and export controls to target certain mainland Chinese companies, including companies with shares listed on major stock exchanges. (more…)
November 25, 2020
By: Julie Myers Wood, CEO, Guidepost Solutions*
To say U.S. sanctions compliance for companies participating in today’s global economy has become more complex in recent years would be a colossal understatement. (more…)
November 20, 2020
By: Amir Fadavi Ardekani, BNP Paribas*
In recent times, the U.S. Government has not been shy about imposing sanctions on activities with no nexus to the U.S. in order to increase its global crack down. The imposition of these so-called ‘secondary sanctions’ have resulted in an even further global reach of OFAC restrictions and rules. (more…)
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