Samantha Sewall, Associate Attorney, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP to Speak at TKG’s OFAC’s Heightened Enforcement Trends: Practical Compliance Tips and Strategies

Top Quote The Knowledge Group, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Samantha Sewall, Associate Attorney, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP will speak at its webcast entitled, “OFAC’s Heightened Enforcement Trends: Practical Compliance Tips and Strategies.” This event is scheduled for Tuesday, June 30, 2020 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm (ET). End Quote
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    About Samantha Sewall
    Samantha Sewall is an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher and a member of the firm’s International Trade Practice Group.

    Ms. Sewall advises clients on an array of trade compliance matters, including U.S. economic sanctions, export controls, anti-boycott, and national security reviews (CFIUS). Ms. Sewall has experience advising clients in aerospace, banking, defense, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, shipping and logistics, and travel.

    Prior to joining Gibson Dunn, Ms. Sewall served as a Political-Economic Program Assistant supporting the U.S. Embassy in Côte d’Ivoire.

    About Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
    Gibson Dunn is a full-service international law firm advising on the most significant transactions and complex litigation around the world. Consistently achieving top rankings in industry surveys, Gibson Dunn is distinctively positioned in today’s global marketplace with more than 1,300 lawyers and 20 offices. The firm is known for excellence in the practice of law. It’s Global Economic and Trade Sanctions Practice Group includes some of the most experienced practitioners in the field with unparalleled global experience – many have worked extensively across Asia, Europe, the Gulf and the Americas and have served in senior government roles as principal architects of key sanctions regimes and relief including with respect to U.N. sanctions, and U.S. measures against Iran, Russia, Cuba, and Myanmar.

    In response to violations committed by U.S. persons as well as foreign organizations, the enforcement efforts of the Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) have become more extensive. Some of the most significant OFAC enforcement actions this year include Eagle Shipping and Société Internationale de Télécommunications Aéronautiques (SITA) that were both assessed over $1 million civil penalties for their violations.

    As the pace of OFAC’s enforcement actions continues to increase, stiffer probes and compliance requirements are expected to bring a complex and challenging landscape. Therefore, companies and their counsel must have comprehensive and up-to-date sanctions compliance programs to ensure maximum regulatory compliance and risk management.

    In this LIVE Webcast, a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders will provide an in-depth discussion of recent OFAC enforcement trends. Speakers will also provide the best compliance practices and effective strategies in addressing sanctions risks.

    Some of the major topics that will be covered in this course are:

    • OFAC’s Recent Enforcement Actions - Key Takeaways
    • Regulatory Trends and Developments
    • Common Risks and Pitfalls
    • Compliance Practices and Strategies
    • Outlook

    About The Knowledge Group
    Founded in November 2006, The Knowledge Group has been at the forefront of providing quality continuing education programs for lawyers, accountants, financial executives, risk and compliance specialists, human resources professionals, technology officers, and business consultants in a wide range of industries.

    The Knowledge Group strives to be the best-in-class provider of continuing education by bringing forth relevant content you can’t get anywhere else. To contact or register to an event, please visit:

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