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Dealing with the impact of sanctions on financial instruments
EU and US sanctions against Russia and China has created a new compliance burden for all segments of financial services. The latest Executive Orders placed on China by the US also imposes indirect sanctions on financial instruments issued by sanctioned entities.
Sanctions of this nature are unprecedented and make it imperative that organisations trading financial instruments remain compliant and avoid violating sanctions regulations, which can result in potentially significant financial and reputational damage.
• How EO 14032 will impact compliance policies relating to China
• An update on how securities are sanctioned by OFAC, the UN, the EU, and the JMOF
• Challenges associated with sanction compliance for financial instruments
• Best practice for identifying sanctioned entities and screening funds
• Practical example with World-Check Financial Instrument Risk Intelligence
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