OFAC/Sanctions Essentials Seminar

Miami, FL | June 15, 2018

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Learn Best Practices for Developing and Implementing a Sound Compliance Plan

As a compliance professional, you need to have a clear understanding of effectively implementing an OFAC/Sanctions compliance program. You need to demonstrate to business partners, examiners and auditors that you understand your organization’s risk.

This one-day “nuts and bolts” course walks you through the most important OFAC regulatory compliance landscape, risks and government expectations. Learn about the six vital pillars of a sound OFAC compliance program and proven tools and methods to avoid the most common sanctions compliance mistakes. With hands-on case studies, you’ll discover how to implement the right approach for your company’s unique risks, while leveraging opportunities to do business.


10 Benefits

  1. Learn what you need to know now to help make your job easier, including the 7 Habits of the Successful OFAC Compliance Officer (H.O.S.O.C.O)
  2. Satisfy regulators, examiners and internal auditors
  3. Apply sound techniques for conducting OFAC/sanctions risk assessments
  4. Pinpoint and mitigate hidden sanctions risks, including hidden beneficial owners who could be sanctioned.
  5. Receive our SanctionsAlert.com Sanctions Essentials Guide
  6. Address your specific compliance questions from top industry experts
  7. Get a jump on what’s coming up in OFAC/sanctions regulatory compliance
  8. Learn from other’s compliance missteps: Find out the Top 6 OFAC compliance mistakes, how to avoid them and be the OFAC hero.
  9. Receive a Certificate of Attendance, to help meet your training requirements.
  10. Hone your compliance skills with training on OFAC/sanctions, one of the hottest compliance topics today!

What We Will Cover

  • A Walking Tour of U.S. Economic Sanctions Laws, including IEEPA, TWEA and EAR
  • Latest updates on vitals sanctions programs impacting corporations and financial institutions, including Cuba and Venezuela sanctions.
  • Complex issues to navigate when evaluating a transaction or business deal.
  • OFAC/sanctions risk assessments and elements of a sound Compliance Program
  • List Screening and dealing with false positives
  • Extraterritorial reach: risks posed to non-US exporters and financial institutions involved in trade transactions in high-risk regions
  • Customer Due Diligence
  • Lessons Learned from Real-Life OFAC Enforcement Actions and The Six Pillars of Protection
  • Plus: Interactive Case Studies Involving Venezuela and Cuba and Staying Clear of SDN-Related Business

Who Should Attend?

  • OFAC Sanctions Compliance Officers
  • CEOs and executive staff from companies doing business internationally
  • General Counsel of corporations conducting business internationally
  • Compliance officers from Latin American/Caribbean financial institutions with US correspondent accounts
  • OFAC Analysts and BSA/AML Investigators
  • BSA/AML Officers
  • Risk managers
  • Auditors
  • Financial Crime Compliance Personnel
  • Lawyers/Accountants

Special Feature: This Seminar Features Blended Learning 

SanctionsAlert.com Blended Learning combines instructor-led training with online pre- and post-seminar assessments, tune-up courses, and other resources to maximize your training goals. Through a blend of proven instructor-led seminars and powerful online technology, SanctionsAlert.com Blended Learning provides a compelling and more comprehensive experience for the learner—producing a greater return-on-investment for the employer and the seminar participant.


$495 Regular Registration
$395 Government Registration
$395 Sanctionsalert Member



Training a small team or a large group? SanctionsAlert.com offers a variety of options to maximize your budget while achieving your goals! This is a call-in offer only. Call 305 433 7187 or send an email to help desk and we will call you back.


For sponsorship opportunities, contact Alex Garcia at agarcia@compliance-alert.com or Tel. +1 305 433 7187


  • “Many real life, practical insight into the challenges surrounding sanctions.”
    Marlon Orantes, Compliance, Itaú Unibanco SA
  • “Excellent speakers, topics, panels, venue.”
    Adriana Holtslag-Alvarez, ACC
  • “There is not a lot of sanctions events and I liked that this one was geared towards financial institutions”
    Jenny Ward, BSA Department, Park National Bank
  • “Very well organized with great panelists”
    Bertha Ozromano, Controls Department, Siemens Financial Services Inc.
  • The quality and diversity of speakers was extremely high level”
    Jeffrey Malina, Sr. Consultant, Protiviti
  • “Impressive speaker panel, wealth of knowledge”
    Michelle Gallagher, Legal/Export Compliance Officer, PCCW Global
  • “Topics covered were very relevant”
    Asim Ali, Masreq Bank, Masreq Bank
  • “Variety of topics and knowledge of speakers”
    Umberto Lucchetti, Jr., Compliance, Itaú Unibanco SA


Money Back Guarantee!

  • We offer a full money back guarantee! If at any time within three business days after the seminar you determine that the seminar did not meet your needs, let us know and we’ll refund 100% of your payment immediately.
  • You can keep the seminar materials as well as the knowledge you gained from them, as our gift. You cannot lose! Register now.


ACAMS Credits

This course has been approved for 5 CAMS credits.

Visa Letter

  • The 2018 SanctionsAlert.com Sanctions/OFAC Essentials Seminar will provide an official letter of invitation to the event upon the request of a prospective attendee who requires a visa to travel to the United States. This letter and a copy of event materials (such as an event announcement, or program) should be presented along with the required documentation to the U.S. consular officials as part of the formal application process.
  • If you request a Visa Letter, please contact us using the helpdesk


Lunch on Your Own – Not Alone!

  • Sign up for lunch with a group of your colleagues and peers and continue the conversations.
  • Reservations have been made at a number of local hot-spot restaurants. Please sign-up at the registration table if you are interested in dining out with a group. The sign up forms will also be passed around the room before lunch.
  • **Everyone is financially responsible for their own lunch.