WASHINGTON, June 6, 2019 — Andrea Gacki, director of Office of Foreign Assets Control in the U.S. Department of the Treasury, will discuss “A Framework for OFAC Compliance Commitments,” published on May 2, at a breakfast sponsored by the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Law and National Security.
Andrea Gacki on “A Framework for
OFAC Compliance Commitments”
Thursday, June 13, 2019
8-9 a.m. ET
1135 16th St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20036
The new framework is the first official guidance issued by OFAC on how it evaluates sanctions compliance programs. It describes several of the root causes of sanction violations, and the essential components of compliance used to determine whether a transaction is lawful or unlawful.
Gacki has served as director of Office of Foreign Assets and Control since September 2018. She first joined OFAC more than 10 years ago as a senior sanctions adviser before serving as assistant director for licensing and associate director for the Office of Compliance and Enforcement. Before joining OFAC, Gacki spent eight years at the Department of Justice Civil Division, worked as an associate at a D.C. law firm and served as a judicial clerk in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.
There is no charge for media covering this event. However, there is a $25 cost to include breakfast. To register, please contact Jennifer Kildee at 202-662-1732 or [email protected].
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