The American Conference Institute’s flagship conference, the Economic Sanctions Enforcement and Compliance Conference, is widely regarded as the premier annual gathering of economic sanctions professionals. At this year’s conference, speakers discussed the newest developments in sanctions, including country-specific guidance for dealing with sanctions involving Russia, Belarus, Iran and Afghanistan.
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On May 5, Eric Kadel joined decision-makers from banks and other leading organizations to offer insights on the economic sanctions and financial crime risk landscape. Topics included the Russian sanctions program, performing risk assessments, and how to consider sanctions in a global financial crime strategy.
On May 5, Jennifer Sutton spoke on a panel which considered compliance challenges presented by virtual currencies. The panel discussed the regulatory framework for virtual currencies, enforcement initiatives and the threat of cryptocurrency being used to evade Russian and other sanctions programs.
Eric Kadel is a co-head of the Firm’s Foreign Investment and Trade Regulation and Economic Sanctions and Financial Crime Groups. He advises clients on U.S. economic sanctions, including analyzing proposed transactions and business relationships; due diligence and design and review of compliance procedures and strategies; and internal investigations, voluntary disclosures and government enforcement actions.
Jennifer Sutton is a special counsel in our Financial Services Group. She advises banking organizations, cryptocurrency businesses, industry groups, and other traditional and non-traditional financial institution clients on all aspects of compliance, high-stakes internal reviews and investigations, as well as broader safety and soundness issues and corporate governance matters.
S&C’s Economic Sanctions and Financial Crime Group includes leading practitioners with demonstrated expertise and extensive experience, including former federal prosecutors and former government officials from state and federal agencies and organizations. The Group’s lawyers are well equipped to handle the full range of AML and economic sanctions enforcement and compliance challenges.
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