Deeper Understanding. Better Compliance.

This conference covers legal aspects of economic sanctions and export controls and is tailored to the needs of General Counsel and legal officers dealing with sanctions/export controls of an organization. The Symposium will guide sanctions professionals with a legal background through new and challenges legal aspects of sanctions and export controls.

The conference will bring together hundreds of legal professionals for a new virtual experience that tackles the changing legal landscape in economic sanctions and trade controls and provides actionable insights to help in house counsel and sanctions leaders reinvigorate today’s sanctions advisory departments and legal departments.

To assure a high-quality experience and maximize safe access amidst the uncertainties of the pandemic and budget restrictions, the 2021 ACSS legal symposium will be a fully virtual conference spread across 3 days over a period of 3 weeks.

The event schedule will include live plenary sessions, networking activities, and sponsor/exhibitor interaction.

Most sessions will run between the hours of 10:00 AM and 12:30 PM ET to accommodate a range of time zones, and presentation recordings and resources will be available to all registrants after the conference.

The sessions are governed by Chatham House Rules.

We Answer These Questions & More

  • How to interpret certain grey areas of sanctions regulations?
  • What are the latest sanctions updates for Russia, Iran and other sanctions hotspots?
  • Scenario-based session: Is this prohibited under sanctions laws?
  • Which new legal developments can we expect that affect a global business?

Topics at a Glance

  • China sanctions and trade controls
  • Iran sanctions
  • Supply chain risk
  • Russia sanctions
  • Legal aspects dealing with cryptocurrency and sanctions
  • Conflict of Law

What to Expect at our Virtual Legal Symposium?

Enjoy an Easy to Use, Dynamic Online Platform

Immerse Yourself in Live Presentations and Panel Discussions

Engage with Attendees and Speakers in an Interactive Format

Meet 1-on-1 with Your Fellow Attendees

Program Covers

ACSS Legal Symposium on Sanctions and Export Controls will feature an impressive lineup of in-house lawyers, external counsel and other legal experts who provide the insight and legal analysis needed by sanctions compliance officers and internal counsel to navigate increasingly complicated sanctions laws and regulations and to get business done in today’s challenging environment.

This conference will provide invaluable and practical insights on strengthening your sanctions compliance program planning amidst this rapidly evolving landscape.

11 REASONS TO ATTEND

1 LEARN NEW TRENDS, STRATEGIES, TACTICS
Vital knowledge to manage sanctions risks effectively and do your job better in fast-evolving field.

2 EXPERT ADVICE
Save on consultant and lawyer fees. Our conference brings you multiple legal experts over 3 half day sessions.

3 ADVANCE YOUR CAREER
Our conference offers you unique career building opportunities in the sanctions field that you won’t find anywhere else. Terrific virtual networking with fellow ACSS members and others.

4 ANSWERS TO YOUR TOUGH QUESTIONS
Our format lets you ask your legal questions to experts – live.

5 NETWORK, CONNECT FOR THE LONG TERM
Meet people from many places who help you solve your sanctions challenges. One new contact can pay you dividends for many years.

6 GET INSPIRED
Highly skilled and experienced legal experts show you how they interpret terms in laws and regulations.

7 LOOK, SAMPLE AND COMPARE
Our Exhibition Area lets you meet top-of-the-line legal and professional services providers who can help you meet your needs.

8 PRICELESS KNOWLEDGE
The new skills, best practices and vital knowledge you gain will impress your peers, superiors, auditors and regulators – and advance your career.

9 REDUCE RISKS
Stay clear of sanctions minefields, stay out of trouble and meet your legal duties.

10 VALUE FOR YOUR INVESTMENT
The best news about our conference is that – if you are an in house attorney – it’s free. Others pay an affordable registration fee. It’s the best sanctions compliance investment you’ll make this year!

11 CONVENIENT TIMING
This conference is spread of 3 half-days in 3 weeks, so you can fit it in your busy schedule.

Testimonials

TESTIMONIALS FROM PREVIOUS CONFERENCES

“Impressive speaker panel & wealth of knowledge.”
– Michelle Gallagher, PCCW Global

“Many real life, practical insights into the challenges surrounding sanctions.”
– Marlon Orantes, Itau Unibanco S.A.

“Overall great conference; really enjoyed the private sessions.”
– Patrick Cave, Guggenheim Partners

“Great speakers, great energy & very informative.”
– James Slattery, International Compliance Training