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Understanding and interpreting Ownership and Control

This 30-minute webinar forms part of the 2022 Sanctions Masterclass Series, which provides key updates to sanctions compliance professionals, delivered by industry-expert guest speakers.

Description

The use of sanctions grows each year as governments aim to use legislation and enactments to reduce the ability of recalcitrant regimes in accessing the international finance sector. In addition, sanctions are increasingly used to target individuals and organised crime in the fight against illicit financial flows.

This 30-minute webinar forms part of the 2022 Sanctions Masterclass Series, which provides key updates to sanctions compliance professionals, delivered by industry-expert guest speakers.

Book the full series of six webinars at a discounted price of £165 or book a selection of webinars at £30 per webinar.

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Content

  • Overview of OFAC’s “50% rule”

  • UK v. EU Ownership and Control factors

  • Some specific situation examples

 

Speaker

Paige Berges

Counsel at Ropes & Gray Crill

Paige Berges 

Paige Berges is counsel in Ropes and Gray’s Anti-Corruption and International Risk group. She is a U.S. and UK qualified lawyer with broad cross-border experience conducting internal investigations, enforcement and defence. She focuses on advising clients with pre-investment due diligence and post-investment monitoring to ensure compliance with Economic Sanctions, Anti-Money Laundering/Counter-terrorist financing, and Anti-Corruption regulations. In addition to U.S., UK and pan-European practice, Paige brings significant experience helping clients build compliance programmes across Sub-Saharan Africa, Southeast Asia, and the MENA region.

Prior to joining Ropes & Gray, she worked at CDC Group Plc, the UK’s Development Finance Institution, and Barclays Investment Bank, where she was responsible for financial crime compliance and sanctions across business lines. From 2007-2015, she practiced litigation and white collar in New York.


 

Suitable for

This webinar is suitable for all compliance professionals as well as managers and Directors with responsibility for financial crime risk management.

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