Addressing Different Designation Criteria of Sanctions Jurisdictions

By Benoit Beaulieu, ACSS Reporter October 15, 2021 You just have to look at countries’ designation criteria to see how sanctions programs differ. Even if two regimes target similar activities,...

How Human Rights Sanctions Need to Evolve for Everyone’s Benefit

By Ingo Steinhaeuser September 24, 2021 The Global Magnitsky Act is the first global thematic sanctions regime with a focus on human rights. It has the potential to become an effective and...

Venezuela’s Anti-Blockade Law and the Growth of Counter Sanctions Regulations

By Angel Nino Torres, CAFCA September 17, 2021 The Constitutional Anti-Blockade Law for National Development and the Guarantee of Human Rights (Ley Constitucional Antibloqueo para el Desarrollo...

Sanctions on Securities: Compliance and Global Capital Markets Access

July 14, 2021 By: Alejandro Leáñez, ACSS Targeted sanctions against securities transactions are common nowadays. The following table explains some of the common securities transactions challenges...

Senior Management: The Fourth Line Of Defense In Sanctions Compliance

June 24, 2021 By Scott Nance * The three lines of defense – the business, compliance, and audit – are a central feature of sanctions compliance systems. A truly effective system, though, requires a...

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How Innovative Technology Can Overcome the Challenges of Data Consolidation and Validation to Improve Sanctions Screening Accuracy. A Real Case Study Observed and Measured on the Ground for a Major European Bank

How Innovative Technology Can Overcome the Challenges of Data Consolidation and Validation to Improve Sanctions Screening Accuracy. A Real Case Study Observed and Measured on the Ground for a Major European Bank

May 20, 2021 By: Sadi Bezit* In today’s world, it is critical for financial services organizations to have a single, 360-degree view of customer risk. Organizations need a view that is enriched constantly by internal and external data sources...

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