How to Avoid Running Aground on U.S. Sanctions

Holland & Knight CLE Seminar
Seminar, CLE Available
February 17, 2012
Holland & Knight
New York, NY

Please join us for an update on U.S. sanctions that affect the maritime industry. We will address:

  • new extraterritorial sanctions targeting foreign companies that engage in transactions with Iran’s petroleum and petrochemical sectors
  • sanctions on Cuba, Syria and Sudan, among other countries
  • the status of pending legislation that would ban ships calling on sanctioned countries from entering U.S. ports for 180 days

About the Presenters

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Maritime and International and Cross Border Transactions Partner Jonathan Epstein focuses on international trade and transportation law. Jonathan represents clients on regulatory matters before various government agencies and advises clients on the scope and application of U.S. economic embargoes administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), including extraterritorial application of U.S. embargoes to non-U.S. companies.

Ingrid Busson-Hall is Associate General Counsel and Managing Director at the Credit Agricole Corporate Investment Bank. She manages the Legal Regulatory Group for CA-CIB in the Americas. Ingrid routinely advises senior management, front-office teams and support units across the Bank on regulatory and related business initiatives. This includes managing institutional response to regulatory reform under the Dodd-Frank Act, the application of the Bank Holding Company Act, Global Sanctions Compliance, Anti-Money Laundering rules and the FCPA. In addition to her responsibilities in the Americas, Ingrid advises legal and business units throughout the Credit Agricole Group's global network on the permissibility and structure of activities and the implications of U.S. laws and regulations.

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