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A BDP Webinar

Ensuring Economic Sanctions Compliance in an Ever-Changing World

How do you maintain compliance in an ever-changing global landscape?  

BDP and Paul Weiss are pleased to present a webinar on Economic Sanctions Enforcement and Compliance August 19, 2020 at 11:00 AM EST. We will discuss strategies for incorporating lessons learned from recent enforcement actions and OFAC/DOJ guidance into your compliance programs.  

Topics will include:

  • Sanctions screening best practices
  • Supply chain and third-party due-diligence 
  • Sanctions monitoring mechanisms over the life of contractual relationships
  • Diligence in connection with mergers and acquisitions
  • How to avoid facilitating the actions of non-US affiliates
  • Recognizing the risks associated with the utilization of non-standard payment and/or commercial practices

 

Additionally, Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Credits are available from Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP.  Paul, Weiss is an accredited provider of CLE in New York and California and can apply to other states on a case-by-case basis. Requests for CLE credit in other states are considered pending until approval is received from the CLE Board. In most situations, Paul, Weiss is unable to offer CLE or its equivalent in international jurisdictions.

 

Who should attend

  • Supply chain executives/consultants
  • Executives in international trade
  • Compliance professionals
  • In-house attorneys
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Register below to join our virtual event August 19, 2020 at 11:00 am EST.

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Speakers

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Catherine Muldoon | Chief Legal Officer | BDP International

In 2002, Catherine Muldoon joined BDP International as General Counsel, US.  In January of 2004, Catherine was named Chief Legal Officer.  In this role, Catherine is head of BDP’s global legal department with direct responsibility for all legal and contractual considerations associated with all mergers and acquisitions, joint venture and business partner arrangements, tax planning, corporate structuring and strategy, business services, personnel, intellectual property, banking relations, and real estate. She is also responsible for managing litigation. Catherine manages corporate governance programs within BDP, ensuring that best practices are identified to the Board of Directors and implemented by the business units. Catherine also directs corporate compliance, risk management and ethics.  

 

Roberto J. Gonzalez | Partner | Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Roberto Gonzalez represents financial institutions and other companies in high-stakes litigation, investigations and advisory matters, spanning the areas of economic sanctions, anti-money laundering, export controls, antitrust, the False Claims Act, consumer financial protection and cybersecurity and data privacy. Drawing on his experience in senior legal roles at the Treasury Department, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the White House, as Associate White House Counsel and Special Assistant to the President, he helps U.S. and non-U.S. clients navigate complex criminal and regulatory matters and provides strategic counseling on compliance issues and crisis management.

 

Rachel Fiorill | Counsel | Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Rachel is counsel in the Litigation Department and formerly served as an Enforcement Section Chief at the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), where she developed extensive experience with economic sanctions laws and regulations. She advises clients on sanctions compliance and risk management, government inquiries and investigations, and transactional due diligence. Rachel also counsels on a variety of other financial crime and international trade issues, including anti-money laundering, anti-corruption, anti-boycott and export controls.

Disclaimer: Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP has been certified by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board as an accredited provider of continuing legal education. Attendees may earn New York State continuing legal education credit. Requests for CLE credit in other jurisdictions will be applied for and are considered pending until approval is received from the CLE Board.