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Fish at the Podium

Franceska Schroeder speaking at American Conference Institute’s 4th National Forum on OFAC Enforcement and Compliance

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

Fish at the Podium

Franceska Schroeder speaking at American Conference Institute’s 4th National Forum on OFAC Enforcement and Compliance

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

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On April 26, 2011, Franceska Schroeder will present a Pre-Conference Working Session on “U.S. Sanctions Demystified: A Primer on Key Requirements, OFAC Agency Structure, and Who to Contact for What” during ACI’s 4th National Forum on OFAC Enforcement and Compliance at the Westin DC City Center.  For more information or to register, click here.

 

Tuesday, April 26, 2011
9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

 

Speakers:

 

Franceska O. Schroeder, Partner, Fish & Richardson P.C. (Washington, DC)

Lorraine B. Lawlor, Chief of Compliance Outreach Office of Foreign Assets Control, U.S. Department of the Treasury (Washington, DC)

Meredith H. Terrell, Director, Global Sanctions, American Express Co. (New York, NY)

 

This practical and interactive workshop will provide you with a comprehensive roadmap for complying with key US sanctions requirements, as well as navigate OFAC’s agency structure, leadership and how to work with them.  The expert workshop leaders will supply you with a foundation for dealing with your most pressing daily compliance challenges and will take you through the ins and outs of principal US sanctions regimes. Whether you are new to the field of sanctions compliance or are a seasoned veteran seeking a comprehensive refresher, attending this workshop will help you to maximize your learning at the advanced sessions that are the hallmark of the main conference.

  • How OFAC is structured

    • role of the Chief Counsel’s Office, their powers and how they work with other OFAC departments
    • how licensing and compliance departments interact
  • Who to contact at OFAC for what- and when
  • Elements of OFAC’s three comprehensive sanctions programs relating to Cuba, Iran and Sudan
    • who is subject to these rules
    • what are the principle areas of risk
  • Complying with narrower sanctions programs relating to Syria, Burma and North Korea
  • What are “targeted” sanctions, and how they are being used by OFAC
  • What OFAC expects for global compliance programs: Core components
  • Tailoring your sanctions compliance program to your industry’s risk areas
  • Training your US vs. non-US employees: Fostering company-wide compliance awareness
  • Monitoring foreign operations and employees to ensure continued compliance

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