Webinar: Sanctions

Course Duration: 59 minutes
Course Points: 55

This webinar is part of the webinar series run by Fintelekt Advisory Services in association with the Asian Bankers Association (ABA). The topic for this webinar is “Sanctions” and was aired on May 6, 2020.

The webinar discussed the evolution in sanctions over the last few years, recent enforcement trends, the implications on banks’ businesses, keeping track of frequent changes on global sanctions lists and key considerations for banks’ sanctions compliance programmes.

The webinar also solicited insights from the speakers on trending issues such as whether a global sanctions ‘ceasefire’ is required under humanitarian grounds to allow sanctioned nations to tackle the pandemic, how should sanctioned countries be protected from irreversible economic damage due to sanctions, and perceived international sanctions quid pro quo leniency attempts. 


  • HALA BOU ALWAN, Founder & CEO, Hala Bou Alwan Consultancy, UAE
  • NICHOLAS TURNER, Of Counsel, Steptoe & Johnson, LLP
  • SURENDRA THAPA, President & Founder, Global Intelligence Analysis Corporation, New York
  • VINCENT GAUDEL, CGSS, Compliance Expert, Accuity