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Live Webinar: Sanctions: What Exporters Need to Know

February 1, 2024 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm


During this webinar, Tim O’Toole will delve into recent pivotal developments in jurisdictions heavily sanctioned by the U.S. The webinar will provide a detailed overview of crucial U.S. sanctions programs, followed by a focus on recent noteworthy developments, such as the expansion of U.S. sanctions into additional sectors, important designations by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), and recent modifications in the scope of sanctions, as exemplified by recent events in Venezuela. Additionally, Tim will also discuss proactive compliance measures that companies can adopt in response to these developments. Special attention will be given to identifying emerging risks and implementing customized risk mitigation strategies tailored to the evolving landscape of sanctions.

This webinar will cover:

  • An overview of the U.S. sanctions laws of most concern for exporters, both in and outside the U.S.
  • An overview of recent developments of U.S. economic sanctions programs in Russia, Iran and Venezuela
  • An overview of the recent expansion of additional U.S. export controls requirements as a complement to heightened U.S. sanctions
  • The growing role of financial institutions in enforcing sanctions and related export controls
  • The important topic of product diversion: How to identify it, how to remediate and recent enforcement trends
  • Special and General Licenses: And the most commonly licensed products in heavily sanctioned countries
  • What’s on the horizon in U.S. sanctions for exporters

This webinar will include PowerPoint slides and live video and commentary from Timothy P. O’Toole, Esq. Each registrant, even if unable to attend, will have access to the presentation, certificate of completion, speaker contact information for follow-up questions, and access to the webinar recording 1-2 business days after the webinar airs. Webinar participants are invited to submit questions during the webinar and the final 30 minutes will be allotted to answering attendee questions.

Speaker Bio: Timothy P. O’Toole, Esq. is a member of the law firm of Miller & Chevalier Chartered, in Washington D.C., and the leader of the export controls and sanctions group. Between his time at Miller & Chevalier and his time in government service, he has been conducting and leading large-scale defense investigations for over 20 years. His main focus is on defending enforcement actions and conducting investigations involving economic sanctions, export controls, and anti-money laundering laws. Full bio here.

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Webinar Details

Air Date & Time

February 1, 2024 at 1:00 PM ET


1 hour 30 minutes
Comprised of 1 hour of commentary and 30 minute Q&A session




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February 1, 2024
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm