Sarah L. Pongrace, Associate Attorney, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s OFAC Sanctions Regulations

Top Quote The Knowledge Group, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Sarah L. Pongrace, Associate Attorney, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP will speak at its webcast entitled, “Guide to Complying with OFAC Sanctions Regulations.” This event is scheduled for Wednesday, January 24, 2024 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm (ET). End Quote
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    About Sarah L. Pongrace
    Sarah Pongrace is an associate in the New York office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher and a member of Gibson Dunn’s International Trade and Litigation practice groups.

    She received her Juris Doctor in 2020 from Harvard Law School, where she served as a Staff Editor of the Journal on Legislation and as a member of the Research Committee for the Women’s Law Association. During law school, Sarah served as an intern for the Peace Corps Office of the General Counsel and for the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division, and worked as a research assistant on topics related to constitutional law, corporate accountability, and educational equal rights protections. Prior to law school, Sarah worked in education. She received her Bachelor of Arts in History and Romance Languages from Boston College in 2016.

    About Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
    Gibson Dunn prides itself on hiring the best and the brightest from law schools and clerkships. We welcome experienced practitioners who join us as laterals. Across the board they possess a wide range of particularized skills: global language competence; technical knowledge; worldwide regional and industry understanding; and extensive prior government and regulatory service, to name but a few examples. They are seasoned professionals and acknowledged leaders in their practices. We invite you to review the wide range of their qualifications and capabilities.

    Event Summary:
    The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has implemented new sanctions against individuals and entities involved in activities that threaten US national security, foreign policy, and economy. These measures highlight the US government’s strict enforcement of economic and trade policies, emphasizing the importance of complying with OFAC regulations to avoid severe legal and financial consequences.

    Hence, businesses operating on a global scale must stay updated with the latest regulatory developments and enforcement trends to ensure effective sanctions compliance.

    Listen to associate attorneys Audi Syarief and Sarah L. Pongrace of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP as they present an in-depth discussion of the latest updates on OFAC sanctions regulation and enforcement. The speakers will, among other things, offer insights on best practices for achieving and maintaining compliance in a changing regulatory landscape.

    Key topics that will be covered in this discussion are:
    • An Overview: Latest OFAC Sanctions Measures Against Russia
    • Understanding OFAC’s Compliance Framework
    • The Integral Role of Sanctions Compliance Analysis
    • Re-assessing Your Risk Profile for OFAC Sanctions
    • Key Takeaways

    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.

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