ACAMS Certified Global Sanctions Specialist

The Certified Global Sanctions Specialist (CGSS) by ACAMS Preparation Course is designed for professionals who want to acquire deep understanding of international sanctions regulations and to obtain the CCGS certification. We advise this course to professionals in the financial services, IT services, import/ export and logistics businesses, legal advisors, and all others that require compliance with sanctions regulations.

ACAMS Certified Global Sanctions Specialist

The Certified Global Sanctions Specialist (CGSS) by ACAMS Preparation Course is designed for professionals who want to acquire deep understanding of international sanctions regulations and to obtain the CCGS certification. We advise this course to professionals in the financial services, IT services, import/ export and logistics businesses, legal advisors, and all others that require compliance with sanctions regulations.

Why to choose?

CGSS helps organizations minimize risk in the world of increasingly complex sanctions compliance regulations. A CGSS-certified workforce will equip you with a global credential that represents a serious commitment to compliance with sanctions regulations.

In this 6-day classroom-style course, the instructor will help you to structure and reinforce your studying, equip you with helpful tips for taking the CGSS exam and the ability to answer complex questions about the subject topics, guide you through the information in the CGSS Study Guide to enhance these core competencies:

• understand the restrictive measures imposed by sanctions, their purpose, and how they are introduced;
• perform sanctions due diligence to ensure that the institution is not conducting business with sanctioned parties;
• knowledge on organizations that issue and enforce sanctions, and individuals, countries and entities that are subject to sanctions;
• understand the consequences for non-compliance;
• knowledge to embed sanctions compliance into risk assessment, compliance programs and training. Differentiate between AML risk and sanctions risk.

Course details

WHEN

28.01.25. – 04.03.25.

APPLICATION DEADLINE

07.01.2025.

COURSE INTENSITY

3 hours once a week (Tuesdays, 18:00 – 21:00) on-site

INSTRUCTION LANGUAGE

English

COURSE FEE FOR PRIVATE SECTOR

EUR 3000 + VAT

The package includes

Six 3-hour consecutive live classes

Electronic Study Guide (pdf) and online study materials

The CGSS Exam

One-year ACAMS membership fee

January 28

Module 1

Governance and Enforcement

February 4

Module 2

Sanctions evasion techniques

February 11

Module 3

Sanctions due diligence

February 18

Module 4

Sanctions screening

February 25

Module 5

Sanctions investigations and assets freezing

March 4

Module 6

Trial exam and feedback session

Apply for consultation or the course by January 1, 2024!

We can offer a one-day CGSS Exam Preparation Seminar. You may also choose to host the seminar at your premises for a group of your employees.

For more information and consultation please contact:
Sandija Bērziņa
Non-Degree Programs Coordinator
exedu@rbs.lv / +371 67089800

Become CGSS-certified: ensure that your organization is not conducting business with sanctioned parties and demonstrate to regulators a strong commitment to compliance in sanctions.

Inga Mukāne

Lecturer

Become CGSS-certified: ensure that your organization is not conducting business with sanctioned parties and demonstrate to regulators a strong commitment to compliance in sanctions.

Inga Mukāne

Lecturer