Lichtenbaum to Speak on Foreign Asset Control Compliance

February 19, 2009

O'Melveny partner Greta Lichtenbaum will be speaking at a live teleconference on "Foreign Asset Control Compliance in Domestic and International Transactions: Avoiding Penalties Absent Clear Government Guidance," to be held February 19 from 1:00pm-2:30pm EST. Lichtenbaum and her co-panelists will advise attendees on navigating the current enforcement environment, outline best practices for ensuring compliance with Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) regulations, and review the following questions:

  • What is the scope of the OFAC sanctions and what conduct is prohibited?
  • What can be learned from recent enforcement sanctions?
  • What are the best practices for businesses to ensure compliance with foreign asset control requirements?
  • What are the key elements for an effective compliance program?