Effective Management of Sanctions Programs in 2017

Aired: Thursday, March 23, 2017

2.0 CRCM, 2.0 CAFP

In this recording, leaders in the Crowe Horwath LLP AML and Sanctions practice discuss how to effectively build sanctions programs in the current regulatory environment. This session will cover the following discussion topics:
  • Regulatory trends and sanctions program impact with specific focus on updates to Cuban, Russian and Iranian sanctions
  • The core components of an effective sanctions program, highlighting:
    • Sanctions Risk Assessment and its impact to the program
    • Screening Management, including Technology/Vendor Management, Model Tuning and Optimization, Model Validation, Screening List Management and Data Management
    • Investigations Management, including General alert adjudication screening and Peak Volume Management
    • Documentation Management, including Policy, Procedure and Standards Documentation as well as Reporting
  • How to build a sustainable sanctions program, leveraging KRIs and KPIs for monitoring, and understanding leading practices to continue the evolution of your program

This recording focuses on:

  • Review of recent Regulatory and Industry Trends and their impact on Sanctions programs in 2017
  • Organizing your sanctions program to maximize effectiveness and focus on the things that matter
  • Building a sustainable Sanctions program through ongoing KRI and KPI monitoring and handling of ongoing sanctions changes


  • Ralph Wright, Principal, Crowe Horwath LLP
  • Bea Young, Sanctions Technology Subject Matter Expert, Crowe Horwath LLP
  • Jared Terry, Sanctions Operations Subject Matter Expert, Crowe Horwath LLP


 Continuing Education Credits

The Institute of Certified Bankers (ICB) has approved this program for 2.0 CAFP amd 2.0 CRCM continuing education credits for the live program and the recording.

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ABA Member • $235
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 Who Should Attend

  • Chief Risk Officer
  • Chief Compliance Officer
  • BSA/AML Officer
  • Sanctions Officer
  • Risk Management Executives
  • Internal Auditors
  • Model Risk Managers
  • CRCMs, CAFPs and CPAs

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