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Guernsey | 10. 06. 2020

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 investigate 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.

2020-06-10 09:00:00 2020-06-10 13:00:00 Europe/London 2nd Annual Sanctions (half-day) Forum Online Classroom Live 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 investigate 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 forum, 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

Pricing & Additional Information

Pricing

  • £225

Discounts

We offer the following discounts for this forum:

  • 20% for Chartered Banker Institute & GACO members
  • 15% for ICAS members
  • 10% for ICA, STEP and BPP Loyalty Scheme members

Additional Information

  • CPD certificates are awarded for attendance

Suitable for

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

Online Classroom

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This event will be delivered through Online Classroom Live.

Please read our Online Classroom for Professional Development FAQ

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Event Schedule

Sign into the online classroom

08:45 - 09:00

Chairman's opening address

Stuart Chandler, Head of Funds at BPP CI

09:00 - 09:20

Sanctions update: Iran, Venezuela and Russia

Michael S. Casey, Partner at Kirkland & Ellis International LLP

09:20 - 09:55
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Sanctions in a Post-Brexit Environment

Sean Thornton Seelinger, Counsel at Ropes & Gray

09:55 - 10:30
  • Impact of the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018 and Potential Post-Brexit Changes to UK Sanctions
  • Potential for More Aggressive UK Enforcement
  • Emerging Divergence in Activity-Based EU and UK Sanctions Programs
  • Potential Changes with Respect to UK Sanctions Posture Towards Iran

Refreshment break

10:30 - 11:05

Virtual currencies & sanctions

Mark Le Page, Advisory Director at EY

11:05 - 11:35

Practical guidance on managing sanctions risk

Nin Ritchie, Senior Associate at Collas Crill LLP

11:35 - 12:10

Panel discussion: Sanctions in an evolving geopolitical environment

Stuart Chandler, Michael S. Casey & Mark Le Page

12:10 - 12:45

Closing address & summary of key takeaways

Stuart Chandler, Head of Funds at BPP CI

12:45 - 13:00
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Event Speakers

400 X 400 Stuart Chandler

Stuart Chandler

Head of Funds at BPP CI

Stuart originally joined BPP CI as a tutor in 2011 and, after 4 years as a senior tutor and ACCA Programme Manager, moved to State Street in order to gain more experience in Guernsey’s fund industry. Whilst there he was Assistant Vice President in the Client Services team, responsible for a range of listed and unlisted private equity funds. He re-joined BPP in 2017 when a senior position became available. Stuart is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Stuart’s experience in the fund industry is broad, spanning 10 years in fund accounting, financial reporting, operational and regulatory compliance, board management, corporate secretarial and administration. This experience is invaluable when it comes to designing and delivering courses in the Professional Development arena across areas such as fund accounting, fund structuring and asset classes, emerging regulation, Anti Money Laundering and compliance. Stuart also delivers numerous courses for the ACCA, Chartered Governance Institute and ACA qualifications, with a focus on strategy, law and audit.

400 X 400 Nin Ritchie

Nin Ritchie

Senior Associate at Collas Crill LLP

Nin is a recognised contentious regulatory specialist, with a focus on the financial services sector. She provides contentious and non-contentious representation and advice on a range of matters, including financial crime, economic sanctions and regulatory investigations and prosecutions, many of which have multi-jurisdictional/international aspects. Notably in 2019 Nin has advised an international private bank on a claim arising from matters relating to proceeds of crime, on a high profile public law regulatory appeal matter in the green energy sector and a number of international financial services on economic sanction compliance with respect to a series of high value transactions. Nin leads, and regularly presents at, an industry Risk & Regulatory forum created for leading individuals from a cross section of the finance sector to share information from a commercial and legal perspective, praised by one client as being one of the most useful and progressive initiatives in the industry. Nin regularly speaks at local conferences, and writes, on regulatory matters.

400 X 400 Michael S Casey

Michael S. Casey

Partner at Kirkland & Ellis International LLP

Mike’s practice focuses on representing clients in investigations, transactions, and regulatory matters related to economic sanctions, money laundering, international corruption, fraud, export controls, customs, and national security reviews. He has represented companies in investigations initiated by the Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Office of Foreign Assets Control, the Bureau of Industry and Security, the Directorate of Defense Trade Control, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and the Census Bureau. He has conducted numerous internal investigations involving potential violations of economic sanctions, anti-money laundering laws, anti-bribery laws, and export controls in the United States, Europe, Asia, and Central and South America. He has also represented individuals in pending and threatened litigation related to potential violations of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

400 X 400 Mark Le Page

Mark Le Page

Advisory Director at EY

Mark is EY Advisory Director in Guernsey. He is a participant in the EY Blockchain Global Network Innovation and EY EMEIA Financial Crime Steering Committee and was interviewed for the 2020 EY/ACCA Report Economic Crime in a Digital Age. He is also part of the Ethereum Baseline Protocol community and previously led Sprint 1 of EY’s UK Eco-Innovators Policy and Activism workstream.

Prior to EY Mark worked at the Guernsey Financial Services Commission as a Deputy Director, during which time he led the investment sector policy strategy as well as supervisory responsibilities. He was also a standing member of the Enforcement Case Review Panel and sat on the “2.2 jurisdictions” government-industry working party, attending IOSCO ERC meetings when required.

Mark is Vice Chair of ACCA’s Global Business Law technical forum and a member of ACCA’s Global Business Ethics technical forum, having previously sat on the Global Corporate Reporting forum.

400X400 Sean Seelinger

Sean Thornton Seelinger

Counsel at Ropes & Gray

Sean Seelinger is a U.S.-trained lawyer based in London and a Counsel in Ropes & Gray’s anti-corruption and international risk practice group. Sean’s multi-faceted practice focuses on advising investors on trade compliance, money laundering, and corruption risks associated with potential investments, and counseling multinational corporations on sanctions and other compliance issues. His practice also includes assisting companies with government-initiated and internal investigations of cross-border compliance issues, and working with companies of various sizes to implement best-practice compliance programs. Sean has extensive experience advising investors and companies across industries on how to address sanctions risk at both the enterprise and operating company levels.

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