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Jersey | 11. 09. 2018

2018 Sanctions (half-day) Forum

Managing risk in relation to sanctions is more important than ever. As a result of recent geopolitical tension, sanctions are increasingly used as a political weapon of mass disruption. This event will interrogate the key global developments in managing this evolving risk.

2018-09-11 09:00:00 2018-09-11 13:00:00 Europe/London 2018 Sanctions (half-day) Forum Jersey International Business School JIBS Events bookings@jerseyibs.com
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Overview

Managing risk in relation to sanctions is more important than ever. As a result of recent geopolitical tension, sanctions are increasingly used as a political weapon of mass disruption. This event will interrogate the key global developments in managing this evolving risk.

There will be opportunities throughout the event to ask questions of subject matter experts to maximise the delegates' learning experience.

Please note that one hour of CPD will be awarded for the reading of relevant articles provided in advance of the event.

Who this event is for

This event is suitable for financial services professionals and those with a responsibility to manage the risk in this critical area.

Pricing & Discounts

Price: £225

We offer the following discounts for this event:

20% for JCOA, JADO & IoD members
10% for ICA, Jersey Chamber, KYC360°members & Corporate Partners (Discounts cannot be used in combination)

Learning outcomes

Having attended this event, delegates will:

  • Have a deeper understanding of the fluid nature of sanctions risk
  • Explore post-Brexit considerations and the role of OFSI
  • Have a greater appreciation of the importance of managing the evolving sanctions risk
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Event Schedule

Registration & refreshments

08:45 – 09:00

Chairman's opening address

Chris Usher, Chief Executive Officer of Jersey International Business School

09:00 – 09:15

2018 Sanctions update

William Grace, Partner at Carey Olsen

09:15 – 09:45
Plus

Effectively managing Russian sanctions

Lloyd Meadows, Director, Sanctions Advisory at Standard Chartered

09:45 – 10:15
  • Latest developments in Russian sanctions
  • How to keep on top of the changes and navigate the increasing complexity
  • Strategies to maximise your compliance technology, procedures, business decisions and operational processes to effect
Plus

Panel discussion: Sanctions in an evolving geopolitical environment

Chris Usher (Chairman), Maya Lester QC, Lloyd Meadows and William Grace

10:15 – 10:45
  • How America is countering its adversaries through sanctions
  • The erratic nature of US foreign policy
  • How financial services businesses need to respond to changing geopolitics

Refreshment break & networking

10:45 – 11:15
Plus

Sanctions post-Brexit

Maya Lester QC, Barrister at Brick Court Chambers

11:15 – 11:45
  • What is the system for UK sanctions?
  • How will that change post Brexit?
  • What’s in the Sanctions & Anti Money Laundering Act 2018?
Plus

Practical guidance on managing sanctions risk

Chris Usher, Chief Executive Officer of Jersey International Business School

11:45 – 12:15
  • Identifying risk 
  • Effective screening policy 
  • Dos and don’ts of sanctions risk management
Plus

Panel discussion: Case studies in failure

Chris Usher (Chairman), Maya Lester QC, Lloyd Meadows and William Grace

12:15 – 12:45
  • Where did it all go wrong?
  • What happens when it goes wrong?
  • How to avoid it going wrong

Chairman's closing address

Chris Usher, Chief Executive Officer of Jersey International Business School

12:45 – 13:00
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Event Speakers

Chris Usher 400 X 400

Chris Usher

Chief Executive Officer of Jersey International Business School

Chris has over 20 years’ experience in international financial services, working both in the UK and offshore, for major financial institutions such as Barclays Wealth and Santander.

Formerly an International Investment Manager he advised both individuals and corporate entities on complex investment scenarios. He now specialises in delivering training in investment management, taxation and regulatory matters in international finance centres around the world.

Chris is a specialist chairman of a number of high-profile events, including conferences such as the Annual Compliance & Economic Crime Symposium and the International Taxation Conference. As an expert in the financial crime risks posed to international offshore financial centres, Chris was invited to speak at the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) conference on the topic of ‘Understanding the Criminal Vulnerabilities of Offshore Products and Services’.

400 X 400 Maya Lester

Maya Lester QC

Barrister at Brick Court Chambers

Maya Lester QC is a barrister at Brick Court Chambers in public law, EU, and competition law / antitrust, and co-writes the blog www.europeansanctions.com. She has acted in most of the leading sanctions cases in the European and English courts and undertakes a wide range of advisory and court work. Her practice is very international in nature (she spent three years as MSL & Visiting Scholar at Yale and Columbia law schools). Maya has given evidence to four parliamentary inquiries on sanctions and spoken at numerous conferences. The legal directories describe her as “Queen of the Sanctions Bar”.

400 X 400 William Grace

William Grace

Partner at Carey Olsen

William advises Jersey finance industry clients and international clients on financial services related disputes whether civil, criminal, regulatory or a combination. This includes advisory work and advocacy.

His specific expertise is in advising on money laundering (including corruption), regulatory and compliance investigations, disputes in the banking, trusts and funds sectors, sanctions, production orders including TIEA work, insider dealing, reporting duties, asset recovery, reciprocal enforcement, cyber-related risk and international mutual assistance generally. He places particular emphasis on working alongside clients and their in-house lawyers/compliance staff and other external advisers to implement risk management-based solutions to disputes in the regulated sector. He is experienced in politically sensitive and complex matters involving multiple legal issues and jurisdictions. He often advises on higher-risk business in the financial services regulated sector, whether that is in client take-on, transactional support or M&A support.

He is a member of the Royal Court Rules Committee advising and assisting the Royal Court in its rule making capacity.

400 X 400 Lloyd Meadows

Lloyd Meadows

Director, Sanctions Advisory at Standard Chartered

Lloyd Meadows is a Senior Manager in the Africa Middle-East (AME) Regional Sanctions Team (RST) where he is responsible for the regional sanctions policies and procedures, and responding to sanctions queries from across the AME region. He joined AME RST in April 2016 following an appointment in Standard Chartered London as Senior Sanctions Advisor in the Group Sanctions Advisory Team, where he was responsible for the 2016 refresh of the Group Sanctions Policy and Procedures. Mr Meadows joined Standard Chartered in 2014. From 2009 to 2014, Mr. Meadows served in the State Programmes Team in the Counter Proliferation Department of the UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, where he worked on the implementation of sanctions regimes targeting Iran, Syria, Libya and North Korea

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Jersey International Business School

12/13 Caledonia Place, St Helier, Jersey JE2 3NG

2018-09-11 09:00:00 2018-09-11 13:00:00 Europe/London 2018 Sanctions (half-day) Forum Jersey International Business School JIBS Events bookings@jerseyibs.com

If you require accommodation to attend this event, we would advise staying at the Royal Yacht Hotel, which is located on the same road at Jersey International Business School and only a minute walk away.

Bed and breakfast rates:

  • Silver double room – £168.00
  • Gold double / twin room – £232.00
  • Gold deluxe double room – £254.00
  • Platinum double room – £289.00

Please contact the hotel reservations team direct at reception@theroyalyacht.com to obtain these discounted prices.

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