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Certified Sanctions Specialist Credentials
Our Certified Sanctions Specialist program sets the standard for the profession. The ACSS course teaches knowledge and skills needed by sanctions professionals working in a variety of settings, including in financial institutions, international corporations, law firms, consultancies, and government. The CSS exam assesses knowledge and grants credentials to those who exhibit sanctions mastery.
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May 29, 2020 By: Scott Nance, Principal, Langley Compliance Consulting LLC* Detecting and preventing corruption should be an integral part of any organization’s efforts in the battle against financial and economic crime. Though we often think of corruption involving...
New US Government Advisory Raises the Bar for Sanctions Compliance in relation to Ship Owners and Their Insurers
May 22, 2020 By: Saskia Rietbroek, CSS, Executive Director, ACSS With millions of dollars in potential fines in the balance, on May 15, 2020, the U.S. government released new guidance and compliance expectations for those involved in the maritime industry, energy, and...
Celebrating First Anniversary of the “Framework for OFAC Compliance Commitments”, With a Poke at Implementation Reality
May 20, 2020 By: Jack Walsh, ACSS Reporter Just over one year ago, in May 2019, the Office for Foreign Asset Controls (OFAC) released a 12-page framework for sanctions compliance commitments. This was the first time OFAC had ever published such detailed, prescriptive...