A Year in Review and Global Enforcement Trends

September 14, 2020 2:00pm

Michael Casey
Partner
Kirkland & Ellis LLP (UK)

Christopher Watts
Deputy Director
Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI)

Patrick Hu
Sanctions Compliance Officer
Office of Foreign Assets Control, U.S. Department of the Treasury

The year 2019 witnessed a substantial increase in OFAC civil-penalty enforcement actions compared to the last decade. These actions indicate that OFAC is expanding its scope beyond financial institutions and targeting a variety of different industries. This session will provide you with both trends and guidance to ensure you remain proactive in implementing a robust compliance programme and stay abreast of the continually evolving sanctions landscape.