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Jersey | 17. 09. 2019

2nd Annual 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.

2019-09-17 09:00:00 2019-09-17 13:00:00 Europe/London 2nd Annual Sanctions (half-day) Forum Jersey International Business School BPP Events events@bpp.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.

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.

Learning outcomes

Having attended this event, delegates will:

  • Have a deeper understanding of the fluid nature of sanctions risk
  • Have a greater appreciation of the importance of managing the evolving sanctions risk

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)
2019-09-17 09:00:00 2019-09-17 13:00:00 Europe/London 2nd Annual Sanctions (half-day) Forum Jersey International Business School JIBS Events bookings@jerseyibs.com
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Event Schedule

Registration & refreshments

08:45 – 09:00

Chairman's opening address

Christopher Usher, Global Head of AML and Financial Crime Education at BPP Professional Education

09:00 – 09:15
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2019 Sanctions Landscape Update

David Savage, Senior Sanctions Officer at Kleinwort Hambros

09:15 – 09:45

• US withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action in respect of Iran

• European response to the withdrawal

• Expanded US sanctions against Russia

• Sanctions against the DPRK

• Escalating sanctions against Venezuela

• 2019/2020 horizon scanning

• Practical implications for financial crime practitioners

Effectively managing sanctions

Speaker to be confirmed

09:45 – 10:15

Panel discussion: Sanctions in an evolving geopolitical environment

Speakers to be confirmed

10:15 – 10:45

Refreshment break & networking

10:45 – 11:15

Effectively managing Russian sanctions

Rachel Barnes, Barrister at Three Raymond Buildings

11:15 – 11:45

Practical guidance on managing sanctions risk

Speaker to be confirmed

11:45 – 12:15

Panel discussion: Case studies in failure

Speakers to be confirmed

12:15 – 12:45

Chairman's closing address

Christopher Usher, Global Head of AML and Financial Crime Education at BPP Professional Education

12:45 – 13:00
2019-09-17 09:00:00 2019-09-17 13:00:00 Europe/London 2nd Annual Sanctions (half-day) Forum Jersey International Business School JIBS Events bookings@jerseyibs.com
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Event Speakers

Chris Usher 400 X 400

Chris Usher

Global Head of AML and Financial Crime Education at BPP Professional Education

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 Rachel Barnes

Rachel Barnes

Barrister at Three Raymond Buildings

Described by Chambers & Partners as “one of the best navigators of the complex financial and trade sanctions regime” (C&P 2018 Financial Crime, Corporates), Rachel regularly advises and acts for national and international companies and individuals on sanctions and export control issues. She is known for her strategic approach in dealing with regulators and other third parties in cases involving alleged sanctions breaches and in assisting companies to comply with sanctions laws and regulations. Rachel started her legal career as a litigation associate at Shearman & Sterling, New York and clients value her US background and knowledge of US OFAC (Office of Foreign Assets Control) sanctions, as well as her wider practice in cross-border criminal investigations including corruption cases, extradition and MLA, public law and commercial cases.

Rachel holds appointments to the Attorney General’s Panel of Public International Law Counsel and the SFO’s ‘A’ Panel of Counsel. She has taught at the London School of Economics and Cambridge University and her PhD studied the UN Security Council’s use of economic sanctions.

400 X 400 David Savage

David Savage

Senior Sanctions Officer at Kleinwort Hambros

As Senior Sanctions Officer, David sit within the Financial Crime Team at Kleinwort Hambros and reports directly to the Group Head of Financial Crime. He is responsible for, among other aspects, providing guidance to management and staff of the bank to ensure compliance with global sanctions, monitoring the effectiveness of sanctions systems and controls and instigating remediation processes where appropriate and representing the bank on all sanctions-related matters in interactions with Société Générale, regulators and government agencies. David is also involved in all other aspects of financial crime within the bank, leveraging off his extensive experience as a private practice solicitor focusing on corporate crime. David is a certified sanctions specialist, having undertaken the ACAMS Sanctions Specialist Course in 2018.

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Jersey International Business School

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

2019-09-17 09:00:00 2019-09-17 13:00:00 Europe/London 2nd Annual 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.

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

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