Throughout January and February 2023, Baker McKenzie’s Canadian international trade team is publishing a series of articles focusing on developing Canadian trade compliance issues. This article focuses on Canada’s economic sanctions measures. Throughout 2022, there were substantial legislative developments under Canada’s unilateral sanctions regime. New sanctions regulations were implemented or amended in response to the war in Ukraine and in response to conflicts in Haiti, Iran and Myanmar. The framework and application of Canadian sanctions…
Financial institutions face an increasingly complex sanctions compliance environment. Sanctions are increasingly emerging at the forefront of compliance agendas given the proliferation of new restrictions and counter-measures, together with increasingly aggressive enforcement action extra-territorially. This is impacting both financial institutions and their clients, leading to expectations for more robust compliance programs for both. This has been acutely felt most recently in the Middle East following the USD 100 million sanctions fine against a Dubai based…
Who Should Attend? In-house legal and compliance specialists working within the technology, media and telecoms sectors.
Speakers from Baker McKenzie’s Global Trade & Commerce, Compliance & Investigations, Antitrust & Competition, IPTech, and TMT Groups will discuss managing compliance risks in the context of the Technology, Media & Telecoms sector. We will have speakers from the UK, elsewhere in Europe, the US and Asia. Key topics will include:
- Developments, risks and practical considerations for the TMT sector regarding sanctions, export controls, customs, anti-bribery and corruption, anti-money laundering, tax evasion, antitrust and competition, data privacy, consumer protection, cyber security and human rights
- Practical sessions on best practices in the TMT sector for managing compliance risks in the context of (1) the cloud; (2) M&A deals; and (3) the supply chain, including the impact of Brexit and global trade wars.
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