Focus on Russia and Ukraine: How to Evaluate Transactions Amid Rapidly Evolving Global Sanctions

December 3, 2014 9:45am

Christine Arrata
Global Head of Sanctions
The Bank of New York Mellon (New York, NY)

Michael (Jason) Rhoades
Sanctions Compliance Officer Office of Foreign Assets Control
US Department of the Treasury (Washington, DC)

Michael Zytnick
Group Dispute Resolution Legal Financial Security (US)
BNP Paribas (New York, NY)

  • Understanding the toolkit of targeted financial measures provided by Executive Orders 13660, 13661, and 13662
  • Insight into threats and calls for counter sanctions in Russia
  • Comprehensive overview of the OFAC Ukraine Sectoral Sanctions and impacts to global banking and trade finance activities
  • Regulatory implications regarding the categories of persons subjected to sanctioning by U.S. authorities
  • Approaches to the adoption of global policies, procedures, and protocols to reduce risk exposure
  • Tips in seeking guidance concerning matters potentially implicated by the Ukraine sanctions
  • Managing OFAC’s guidance on persons whose property and interests in property are blocked