13Jun 18

US Sanctions in the Financial Sector

Frankfurt, Germany,

After the recent U.S. policy change towards Russia, President Donald Trump announced on May 8th, he is quitting the Iran nuclear deal, creating a massive uncertainty for many European traders and investors involved on the Iranian market. How will European financial institutions deal with the US sanctions?


The aim of this seminar is providing a clearer understanding of US sanctions and the European reaction for European financial institutions and businesses

Target audience: (Bank) risk officers, trade finance professionals, trade compliance professionals, in-house company lawyers, CIO’s, regulators…


14:30Key priorities of the US financial sanctions regime and implications for EU business, by Alonzo Bell, Senior Enforcement Officer, OFAC, US. Department of the Treasury
15:15Secondary Sanctions hit harder: Liabilities of EU business by:

–       Bert Gevers, Partner, Loyens & Loeff, Brussels

–       Hannes Lubitzsch, Partner, Noerr LLP, Moscow

16:00Panel discussion:

US financial sanctions – recent developments and critical issues from a US & EU perspective with

–       Alonzo Bell

–       Susan Kavarovics, Partner, Bryan Cave, Washington DC

–       Hannes Lubitzsch

–       Bärbel Sachs, Partner, Noerr LLP, Berlin

–       Moderator: Bert Gevers

16:30Panel discussion:

How to deal with the practical implications of increasingly multifaceted compliance requirements with:

–       Martin Vogt, LL.M., Director, Deutsche Bank AG

–       Dr. Tassilo Amtage, Senior Regulatory Advisor Financial Institutions, Commerzbank AG

–       Moderator: Bärbel Sachs

16:55Concluding remarks by Oliver Wieck, Secretary General, ICC Germany, Berlin


Alonzo BellSenior Enforcement Officer, OFAC, US. Department of the Treasury
Bert GeversPartner, Loyens & Loeff, Brussels
Hannes LubitzschPartner, Noerr LLP, Moscow
Susan KavarovicsPartner Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, Washington, DC
Bärbel SachsPartner, Noerr LLP, Berlin
Martin Vogt, LL.M.Director, Deutsche Bank AG
Dr. Tassilo AmtageSenior Regulatory Advisor Financial Institutions, Commerzbank AG

Logistical notes


Frankfurt Marriott Hotel, Hamburger Allee 2, 60486 Frankfurt am Main


ICC Germany e.V., Wilhelmstr. 43 G, 10117 Berlin


Registration form: www.worldtradecontrols.com/…/Programm-170518-Sanctions.pdf

For more information, please contact

  • Frau Manuela Schulze
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