Economic Sanctions: Mitigating Your Legal and Reputational Risk

12-09-2019 12:00PM 12-09-2019 2:00PM
Flight Centre Travel Group Global Head Office, Level 14, 275 Grey Street, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 4101

International political events and the enforcement landscape have been particularly dynamic and volatile over the past decade.  
So why aren’t economic sanctions at the forefront of many of Australia’s companies?

This session will explore the following topics:

  • The nexus between sanctions and financial crime
  • Australian autonomous &  international sanction regimes and extraterritoriality
  • Why are we seeing increased pressure and regulatory fines on the non-banking community? 
  • New and emerging threats in the global sanctions arena
  • The key components of Sanctions Compliance Program
  • How to perform effective Sanctions Screening


Julian is the Global Head of Financial Crime Compliance and Sanctions at Flight Centre.  He has been in the Compliance and Investigations field for more 20 years and has extensive Australian and global experience in financial crime strategy and operations working for several banks like Westpac, HSBC, Merrill Lynch and Standard Chartered Bank in Europe, Asia and the Middle East