Complying with ever-changing global sanctions regimes can be a daunting task in light of rapidly shifting foreign policy. Now, more than ever, it is critical to ensure that your organization isn’t falling afoul of sanctions restrictions.

The Canadian Institute and the American Conference Institute are proud to announce the 4th Canadian Forum on Global Economic Sanctions Compliance and Enforcement. A two-day event designed specifically to provide timely and practical advice that will ensure that your organization is staying compliant with rapidly-changing global sanctions regulations.

Join us on September 25–26, 2018 to hear senior sanctions, international trade, and export controls professionals discuss the pressing issues you face in your day-to-day practice. Our faculty’s global perspective provides the perfect opportunity to discuss sanctions with Canadian, American, EU, and UK practitioners.


Learn from Senior Industry Experts Including
Charlene Cieslik
Chief Anti-Money Laundering Officer
Coinsquare
(Toronto, ON)
Valentin A. Povarchuk
Trade Compliance Counsel
3M Legal Affairs
(Minneapolis, MN)
Ilona Niemi
Compliance Director, Canada Compliance
Zurich Canada
(Toronto, ON)
Orlando Silva
Legal Counsel & Director of Export Controls, Customs, and International Trade
Blackberry
(Toronto, ON)


Conference Highlights:

  • RUSSIA – Latest updates to Russian sectoral sanctions and Canada’s Magnitsky Act
  • IRAN – Analysis into the practical consequences of the divide between US and European approaches to the JCPOA; charting post-Brexit Britain’s Iran sanctions strategy
  • US Regulatory and Enforcement Priorities – Clarity on the trends in OFAC sanctions enforcement from recent case studies and former government officials
  • Conflicting SANCTIONS REGIMES – Best practices when operating in a market with opposing regulations
  • Greenlighting Opportunities in Sanctioned Countries – Mitigating Your Risk from Project Conception to Gaining Approval

Our faculty’s global perspective provides the perfect opportunity to discuss sanctions with Canadian, American, EU, and UK practitioners. Take part in our interactive panels on subjects including:

  • Timely updates on Russian sectoral sanctions
  • Practical advice for maintaining or increasing investment in Russian projects
  • On-the-ground consequences of the United States’ withdrawal from the JCPOA
  • Essential internal practices to ensure robust screening programs
  • Gauging the ramifications of potential EU blocking legislation – what can we learn from the Canadian experience with Cuba?
  • Successfully managing the conflict of laws that arise between differing sanctions regimes
  • Canada’s Magnitsky Act and its implications for Canadian industry

 

Do not miss this opportunity to share your real-world experiences with the world’s leading sanctions professionals. Bring your entire team and save with our generous group discounts! Reserve your space today by calling 1-877-927-7936 or register online.

Events Contacts

For sponsorship opportunities please contact:

Chris Murphy
P: 1-877-927-0718 ext. 6955
[email protected]

For media partnership opportunities please contact:

Joanna Chung
P: 1-877-927-0718 ext. 7308
[email protected]

For questions about this year’s program/content, or information on how you can speak next year please contact:

Monica Ferris
P: 1-877-927-0718 ext. 7329
[email protected]