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United Kingdom | 30. 01. 2019

2019 Edinburgh 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.

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

2019-01-30 13:00:00 2019-01-30 17:00:00 Europe/London 2019 Edinburgh Sanctions (half-day) Forum Edinburgh International Conference Centre 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.

Learning outcomes

Having attended this event, delegates will:

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

Who this event is for

  • Compliance professionals
  • Consultants
  • Corporate executives (including CEOs and CFOs)
  • Senior managers
  • Risk executives
  • Directors
  • MLROs
  • MLCOs

Pricing & Discounts

Price: GBP 225

Discounts:

  • 20% for Chartered Banker Institute members
  • 15% for ICAS members
  • 10% for ICA & STEP members
2019-01-30 13:00:00 2019-01-30 17:00:00 Europe/London 2019 Edinburgh Sanctions (half-day) Forum Edinburgh International Conference Centre JIBS Events bookings@jerseyibs.com
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Event Schedule

Registration & Refreshments

12:45 - 13:00

Chairman's opening address

Christopher Usher, Chief Executive Officer of Jersey International Business School

13:00 - 13:15

The international Sanctions landscape – navigating choppy waters

13:15 - 13:45

Sanctions post-Brexit

Maya Lester QC, Barrister at Brick Court Chambers

13:45 - 14:15

Panel discussion: Sanctions in an evolving geopolitical environment

14:15 - 14:45

Refreshment break

14:45 - 15:15

Effectively managing Russian sanctions

15:15 - 15:45

Sanctions post-Brexit

15:45 - 16:15

Panel discussion: Case studies in failure

16:15 - 16:45

Closing address & summary of key takeaways

Christopher Usher, Chief Executive Officer of Jersey International Business School

16:45 - 17:00
2019-01-30 13:00:00 2019-01-30 17:00:00 Europe/London 2019 Edinburgh Sanctions (half-day) Forum Edinburgh International Conference Centre JIBS Events bookings@jerseyibs.com
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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”.

2019-01-30 13:00:002019-01-30 17:00:00Europe/London2019 Edinburgh Sanctions (half-day) ForumEdinburgh International Conference CentreJIBS Eventsbookings@jerseyibs.com

Edinburgh International Conference Centre

The Exchange, 150 Morrison St, Edinburgh EH3 8EE, UK

2019-01-30 13:00:00 2019-01-30 17:00:00 Europe/London 2019 Edinburgh Sanctions (half-day) Forum Edinburgh International Conference Centre JIBS Events bookings@jerseyibs.com