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

05.02.24.-11.03.24.

APPLICATION DEADLINE

19.01.24.

COURSE INTENSITY

3 hours once a week (Mondays, 18:00 – 21:00) online (via Zoom)

INSTRUCTION LANGUAGE

English

COURSE FEE FOR PRIVATE SECTOR

2900 EUR + VAT

COURSE FEE FOR PUBLIC SECTOR

2500 EUR + 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

February 5

Module 1

Governance and Enforcement

February 12

Module 2

Sanctions evasion techniques

February 19

Module 3

Sanctions due diligence

February 26

Module 4

Sanctions screening

March 4

Module 5

Sanctions investigations and assets freezing

March 11

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
fip@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