Speaking Engagement

Special Presentation with Q&A-ACAMS 7th Annual AML Risk Management Conference

21 Jun 2019 09:00 a.m. - 09:30 a.m.

New York Marriott Marquis
1535 Broadway
New York, NY 10036

John E. Smith, co-head of Morrison & Foerster’s National Security, Sanctions and Export Controls practice and former Director of the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”), will be speaking at ACAMS 7th Annual AML Risk Management Conference in New York, NY on June 21, 2019, leading a special presentation with Q&A. During his talk, John will discuss multiple topics including providing updates on Russia sanctions, including likely legislative activity targeting oligarchs and energy projects such as Nord Stream 2, Iran sanctions, including the Blocking Statute, Instex, the end of oil import waivers, likelihood of increased evasion schemes, and growing US Government discussions of KYCC (Know Your Customer’s Customer), China, including the Huawei action and compliance expectations for financial institutions and other global companies, and the escalating conflict between the US and China on trade and sanctions policies, and OFAC’s Compliance Commitments and their Impacts on Enforcement.


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