Fast-changing and far-reaching laws, regulations, and multinational initiatives is transforming the field on an almost weekly basis.

CHARLOTTE, NC, June 27, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ — in cooperation with Compliance Week and Financial Research Associates is pleased to announce the Sanctions Risk Management Symposium (September 18-19, 2017, at the Princeton Club in NYC).

Over two days this interactive symposium will take a broad cross-sector look at the latest OFAC positions on Cuba, Iran, and Russia; auditing and monitoring for sanction compliance; export controls and sanctions requirements of Canada, the EU, and the UK; supply chain and business partner risk; and other critical topics.

Fast-changing and far-reaching laws, regulations, and multinational initiatives is transforming the field on an almost weekly basis. There has never been a more dynamic time in sanctions and export controls compliance. Due to this, non-compliance with trade laws has huge potential repercussions, including large fines, disbarment, and even criminal charges.

OFAC compliance, anti-money laundering, trade, and export controls industry specialists are among those who will be presenting. Already confirmed are former Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Export Administration in the Bureau of Industry and Security Kevin Wolf; Global Financial Crime Officer and Deputy Chief Compliance Officer at AXA Group Bob Walsh; MasterCard AML, Trade Sanctions, and Export Controls Compliance Counsel – SVP/Group Head Howard R. Fields; HSBC Bank USA N.A. Head of FCC and Emerging Risk Audit Development, Global Internal Audit Michael S. Schidlow, CAMS, CFE.; ZTE USA Chief Compliance Officer Matt Bell; and, American Express Global Head of Sanctions and Corruption Ted Starishevsky.

More information about the symposium can be found at

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