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January 21, 2021 | Articles

How Will OFAC Change In The Biden Administration With Respect To China-Related Sanctions

Forbes - As the Biden Administration begins, global companies are assessing whether they should shift compliance objectives based on the priorities of a new team. Although the Biden China strategy will likely involve a broad range of sanctions, involving not only the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) but also the Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) and the Defense Department, among others, Julie Myers Wood's latest column focuses principally on the OFAC sanctions and framework. Read More

January 7, 2021 | Webinars

What to Expect with the New President-Elect Biden Administration: Key Compliance Strategies for Companies Doing Business in the US and China

The world will usher in a changing political, legal, and economic landscape as the new Biden administration assumes American leadership in 2021. The impact on trade may involve policy and/or legal changes in Export Controls, Sanctions, Compliance, and Privacy issues along with concomitant shifts in supply chain dynamics. Recently released Chinese export control laws will have an immediate impact on companies doing business in China, and will also have an extraterritorial effect. Companies doing business in sectors including technology, manufacturing, … Read More

December 3, 2020 | Articles

Sanctions and the Supply Chain: Is Your Data Working for You?

Association of Certified Sanctions Specialists – Julie Myers Wood writes on how to harness technology to ensure your compliance program is streamlined; identify and intelligently use data to understand your customer’s behavior; and take proactive steps to satisfy requirements set forth in guidelines issued by OFAC and DOJ. Read More

April 8, 2020 | Press Releases

Seasoned Investigator Joins Guidepost Solutions – Christopher Kim Hiring Reflects Continued Expansion of Financial Investigations and Compliance Services

Guidepost Solutions, a global leader in compliance, investigations and security consulting, announced the hiring of Christopher R. Kim, Esq. as a senior managing director. He brings over 23 years of investigative and legal experience involving criminal and international sanctions cases. Prior to joining Guidepost Solutions, Kim’s practice was focused on international financial institutions (e.g. World Bank Group) sanctions matters, internal corporate investigations, and monitorships involving the U.S. government.

“Christopher’s deep knowledge and robust experience working with international entities will bring … Read More