International Anti-Money Laundering, Sanctions and Export Control Developments Webinar Series

Eytan J. Fisch Jessie K. Liu Michael Albrecht vom Kolke

On March 10 and 23, Skadden held a two-part webinar series discussing recent updates in regulation and enforcement regarding anti-money laundering (AML), sanctions and export control in the EU, U.K. and U.S. Part 1, titled “Recent Updates in AML Regulation and Enforcement,” focused on the AML provisions of the U.S. National Defense Authorization Act and the new U.S. enforcement guidelines; the U.K.’s regulatory position post-Brexit and recent enforcement activity involving the Financial Conduct Authority, HM Revenue and Customs, and National Crime Agency; and key updates from the rest of Europe. Part 2, titled “Recent Updates in Sanctions and Export Controls,” discussed the impact of recent U.S. actions regarding sanctions and export controls, as well as the effects of compliance guidelines on this legislation; the U.K.’s global human rights sanctions regime and legislative framework; and EU sanctions programs and recent enforcement actions in member states. Skadden partners Jamie Boucher, Eytan Fisch, Jeffrey Gerrish, Jessie Liu and Elizabeth Robertson and European counsel Michael Albrecht spoke.