5 Major Lessons Compliance Professionals Can Learn from Recent Enforcement Actions

May 2, 2019    1:00-2:30 PM EDT


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This webinar will focus on lessons compliance professionals can learn from recent enforcement actions.  The speaker will review pertinent recent enforcement actions to determine what sorts of conduct U.S. regulators are focused on and how compliance officials can learn to identify and mitigate similar risks.  The main points of emphasis will be on identifying and mitigating diversion risks for U.S. exporters, identifying Specially Designated National (SDN) risks posed to world-wide businesses (with an especial emphasis on financial institutions), supply chain risks for any U.S. importer, the especial export controls and sanctions risks posed by U.S. persons and U.S. goods, and the sectors that have been heavily targeted by U.S. enforcement agencies.

The webinar will be presented through PowerPoint slides and will include live video and commentary from Timothy P. O’Toole, a member of the law firm of Miller & Chevalier Chartered, in Washington D.C.   Ranked as one of the nation’s leading international trade lawyers by Legal 500, Tim has defended defendants facing government enforcement actions for over two decades and has focused on defending matters arising under export controls and the U.S. sanctions laws.  He has vast experience dealing with U.S. regulators and enforcement agencies, including the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), the U.S. Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), and the U.S. State Department’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC), and in providing clients with compliance advice designed to help ensure they never need to defend enforcement actions in the first place.

Covered topics will include:

  • Recent Iran Export Controls and Sanctions Enforcement Actions
  • Recent North Korea Sanctions Enforcement Actions
  • Recent Russian Sanctions Enforcement Actions
  • Lessons Learned
    • Identifying and mitigating diversion risks
    • Identifying and mitigating the risks posed by SDNs and other listed persons or entities
    • Identifying and mitigating supply chain risks
    • Identifying export controls and sanctions risks posed by U.S. persons and U.S. goods involvement in export transactions
    • Identifying those business sectors that face the greatest current enforcement risks

Who should attend:

  • Global Trade Compliance Professionals
  • In-House Counsel
  • Outside Compliance Counsel
  • Outside Enforcement and Investigations Counsel

Webinar participants are invited to submit questions during the webinar; the final 30 minutes of the webinar will be allotted to answering attendees’ questions. Each registrant will receive a copy of the presentation, certificate of completion, and access to the webinar recording. Register even if you cannot attend; we will send you access to the webinar recording along with a copy of the presentation!


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Webinar Details:

Length 1 hour 30 minutes
Comprised of 1 hour of commentary and 30 minute Q&A session
Cost $195 per person
Multi-Viewer Discounts Available
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