If you are involved in any Cuba related financial transactions, you may want to consider attending the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control is hosting a special Financial Industry Symposium from 8:00am to 5:00pm on March 20, 2012 in Washington DC.
The Financial Symposium will feature presentations by, and discussions with, key OFAC personnel on topics such as:
Compliance with U.S. economic and trade sanctions
Licensing procedures and guidance
Enforcement guidelines and enforcement actions
Recent sanctions changes and challenges faced by the financial community
Updates and guidance with regard to new Iran legislation
In addition to formal presentations, OFAC staff will be available throughout the day for individual questions and ad hoc roundtable discussions on issues unique to the financial industry.
The event is free but advance registration is required. If you wish to attend, you must pre-register for this OFAC symposium and be selected to attend. Online registration does not automatically confirm your attendance. Within one week, a separate email will be sent to you by OFAC containing your registration status. You are asked to restrict your attendance to two persons per institution.
Registration will close Friday, January 20th and this event is closed to the press.
Interest Level Survey
The registration process asks potential attendees to register their interest level in the following:
CISADA/New Iran Legislation
Breakout Session on Securities Industry Compliance with OFAC Regulations
Best Practices for Responding to the Implementation of a New Sanctions Program
Best Practices to Assure Compliance with OFAC Regulations
OFAC Enforcement Case Studies
A Town Hall with OFAC
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mount Vernon Place NW
Washington, DC 20001