Focus on Canada: How to Resolve Conflicts with US and Canadian Sanctions and Blocking Measures

December 4, 2014 2:00pm

John Boscariol Panel Moderator
McCarthy Tétrault (Toronto, ON)

Stephen Alsace
Senior Director, Sanctions – AML Group
CIBC (Toronto, ON)

  • Key differences between US and Canadian sanctions for Iran
  • How to handle Cuban nationals as customers and when not to freeze their accounts
  • Scope of permitted travel-related transactions to Cuba
  • What is eligible under the EAR License exception
  • Review of how to evaluate a transaction for heightened sanctions risk
  • How to resolve conflicts of law between blocking measures in EU, Mexico, and Canada
  • What to do when foreign blocking measures are triggered