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Certified Sanctions Specialist Credentials
Our Certified Sanctions Specialist, or CSS, program sets the standard for the profession. The ACSS is proud to offer a program that teaches knowledge and skills that are essential to sanctions professionals working in a variety of settings, including: financial institutions, international corporations, law firms, consultancies, and government. The CSS exam assesses knowledge and grants credentials only to those who exhibit sanctions mastery.
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By Tae Young Bae June 4, 2022 Pursuing Russian oligarchs is seen as another way of getting to Putin and ratcheting up the pressure on the Russian president and his finances. In effect, the oligarchs hold much of Putin’s wealth in trust. Western allies share the hope...
By Robert Sanchez, ACSS Reporter May 28, 2022 Switzerland has expressed neutrality in international conflicts for more than 200 years. But this tradition has wavered: it has condemned Russia's invasion of Ukraine and taken measures against Russia-based persons and...
By Saskia Rietbroek and Robert L Williams III May 21, 2022 On March 16, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) distributed a guidance paper entitled FinCEN Alert on Real Estate, Luxury Goods, and Other High Value Assets Involving Russian Elites, Oligarchs,...