Sanctions and Embargoes-An in Depth Understanding for the Financial Sector


Course description:

As the United States, and European Union, continue to lead a global sanctions program against Russian Federation, a program  that has been unprecedented in its complexity, scope, speed, and impact is forcing jurisdictional authorities, financial institutions, and professionals in various vulnerable industries to develop or strengthen their sanctions implementation programs in order to address urgent collective demands, protect their reputations, and meet elevated compliance and risk management expectations.

Purpose of the seminar:

This course will address  in general the existing Sanctions regime coming from US and EU and will concentrate on the sanctions imposed against Russia.It will also illustrate the best practices that need to be implemented in order to mitigate any Sanction and reputational risks.The challenges in implementing the different types of sanctions will be also discussed including unintended consequences and strategies to be followed in order help mitigate any challenges.

The course is addressed to:

The program is addressed to employed professionals appointed by their companies as Compliance officers, Money Laundering Reporting Officers, AML/KYC/EDD analysts and investigators, organisational risk officers, internal audit officers, fraud department officers, legal and insolvency officers, financial crime investigators.

CPD accreditation:

*The course may be approved for up to 7CPD units verified directly by the participant's association, regulator or other bodies which holds membership.

** For the Cyprus Bar Association Members this counts as part of their Continuous Professional Development, qualified as Non-verifiable CPDs.


 This course can be offered inhouse, customised to your business needs.

*Infocredit Professional Education division (IPE)  holds the right to postpone or cancell any seminar within a logical time frame near to the start date of the seminar, in the case whereas no adequate number of participants is registered i .e. less than 6 persons and/or in the case that out of the list of registered people are not included at least 4 employed people  ( as per HRDA guidelines). You can access  HRDA guidelines by clicking the link


Course dates

Dec 22 - Dec 22, 2022

Class hours



HRDA Approved

Training certificate

Human Resource Development Authority of Cyprus (HRDA)



Method of instruction




Educational material



not required



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