The Compliance Institute Nigeria (CIN) in partnership with the Centre for National American Security (CNAS), a coalition of global compliance professionals and business leaders, has announced that it will hold a three-week workshop series on cryptocurrency operation. The web-based workshop will take place on 11th, 18th and 25th September, 2020 respectively, 9-10:30am US Eastern Time and 2-3:30 pm Nigeria time.
The 2020 CIN-CNAS virtual workshop series slated for September, will address the need for policymakers in the continent to look inward into sanctions implementation update, cryptocurrency, challenges in sanctions compliance, and most crucially adopt measures to create enabling environment for the compliance industry to thrive post COVID-19.
The 2020 CIN-CNAS webinar series with the theme’ Sanctions implementation update’, will provide an overview of significant developments on sanctions since August 2019; new trends in sanctions evasion , trends drawn from United Nations Panel of experts reports; and compliance “best practices.”
The first session would consist of webinar presentations to be delivered by key resource persons, whilst question and answer sessions would address contemporary issues and relevant case studies, the event organisers said in a statement.
The panelists include Peter Harrell, Adjunct Senior Fellow in the energy, economics, and security program at CNAS; Pattison Boleigha, president, compliance institute, Nigeria: John Hughes, Adjunct senior fellow in energy, economics, and security program at the CNAS, and vice president at Albright Stonebridge Group; and Ashley Feng, senior fellow and director of the Energy, economics, and security program at the CNAS.
The second week webinar series which would hold on Friday, September 18, 2020 will focus on companies and financial institutions involved in cryptocurrency. International cryptocurrency experts would in a robust panel discussion, dissect issues on trends in the use of cryptocurrency to evade sanctions and compliance best practices.
The discussants for the second week are Elizabeth Rosenberg, Isioma Gogo-Anazodo, Yaya Fanusie and the founder of Cryptocurrency AML Strategies; Dorshimer- research assistant at CNAS and Jesse Spiro-Jesse Spiro -Global Head, Policy and Regulatory Affairs, Chainalysis Inc.