Dr. Bijan Kasraie, Founding Member, KF LAW, LLC to Speak at OFAC Regulations and the Economic Sanctions Compliance Programs: Best Practices

Top Quote The Knowledge Group, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Dr. Bijan Kasraie, Founding Member, KF LAW, LLC will speak at its webcast entitled, “OFAC Regulations and the Economic Sanctions Compliance Programs: Best Practices”. This event is scheduled for Friday, May 28, 2021 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm ET. End Quote
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    About Dr. Bijan Kasraie
    Dr. Kasraie is a founding member of Kasraie & Fodor, LLC. He has well over 30 years of legal and executive business experience in several industries, including banking, finance, energy, real estate, manufacturing, recycling, IT, and pharmaceuticals. He has resolved legal, financial, corporate and political issues in a number of foreign countries, including the UAE, U.K., France, Germany, Switzerland, Finland, Netherlands, Italy, Russia, Romania, Turkey, Poland, Republic of Georgia, Egypt, Morocco, Kuwait, India, Pakistan, Peoples’ Republic of China (“PRC”), Taiwan, and Canada. He has been Financial & Economic Advisor to city governments of PRC, since 1997. He holds several advanced degrees, including a J.D. and a Ph.D. in engineering.

    In the late nineties, Dr. Kasraie co-founded the law firm of Marchman & Kasraie, LLC. The firm was active in corporate and security law, international law, and family law. He was managing member of the law firm. In 2012, he co-founded the law firm of Kasraie & Fodor, LLC, with similar activities.

    About KF LAW, LLC
    The goal of Kasraie & Fodor is to simplify the issues and find solutions for their clients. The firm creates tailor-made structures to protect their clients’ wealth, as well as advises its clients with regards to all facets of oil and gas investment. The firm also provides advice and guidance throughout the complex and often perplexing process of establishing a joint ventures or wholly-owned subsidiaries in almost all countries of the world. Whether the clients are trying to form a domestic or international business structure, plan a domestic or international merger /acquisition, get involved with oil and gas ventures, protect their wealth, negotiate a contract, or have import/export ideas, Kasraie & Fodor has the expertise to help.

    Event Synopsis:
    The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has been aggressively enforcing culpable businesses that violate its regulatory policies. As part of these efforts, the framework for OFAC Compliance Commitments was published in May 2019 to define the essential elements of an effective economic sanctions compliance program. Furthermore, stringent enforcement actions continue to take place even amidst the growing implications brought by the pandemic.

    Thus, companies doing business internationally should take proactive steps in ensuring up-to-date OFAC and economic sanctions compliance programs to avoid legal liabilities.

    Join international trade attorneys Audi Syarief (Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP) and Dr. Bijan Kasraie (KF LAW, LLC) as they examine current and emerging trends and developments in OFAC regulations and economic sanctions compliance programs. Speakers will also share common regulatory issues and challenges as well as essential tips to efficiently implement OFAC compliance policies and procedures.

    Key issues that will be covered in this course are:
    • OFAC Regulations and Economic Sanctions Compliance Programs: Trends and Updates
    • OFAC Enforcement Priorities
    • Essential Tips on Implementing OFAC Compliance Policies and Procedures
    • Risk Mitigation Strategies
    • Regulatory Outlook

    About The Knowledge Group
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