|Production Date:||June 13 2011|
Ever since 9/11, the Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) has increased its operations to curb terrorism and the illicit trade of narcotics. Join renowned author and attorney Gerald Posner for this must-see presentation on how attorneys can overcome the challenges that arise when OFAC becomes involved in client matters. Mr. Posner, who represents international clients primarily in Russia and Afghanistan, provides a stellar historical background of OFAC and differentiates its various “sanctions lists.” In his effort to help attorneys comprehend the scope of OFAC’s powers and how it operates, Mr. Posner provides engaging anecdotes and lays out the most effective ways to handle common OFAC-related issues. He concludes his program with an entertaining discussion of how OFAC arbitrarily makes exemptions to enforcing its sanctions whenever it sees fit.
I. History of OFAC
II. OFAC’s Effects
III. OFAC’s Sanctions Lists (SDN, Country, Kingpin, and Terror)
IV. Common OFAC-Related Dilemmas
V. Sanctions List Exemptions
Nilesh (Maidstone, IT)
James (NEWPORT BEACH, CA)
Absolutely the best program of all courses offered.
John (Oklahoma City, OK)
Great content...good speaker
Bruce (Los Angeles, CA)
Very, very interesting and informative. Scary, in fact.
Melissa (Fremont, CA)
James H. (Surprise, AZ)
Kelley (Manteca, CA)
Gregg (Thousand Oaks, CA)
Best presentation ever.
Miles (Palo Alto, CA)
Mr. Posner is an engaging speaker and, to my surprise, he made what I thought would be a boring topic interesting.
Juliet (Cedar Park, TX)
Jackie (Santa Ana, CA)
Opened my eyes to something I had never really heard of before! Somewhat scary.
Gretchen (Carlsbad, CA)
Very well presented.
Christopher (Newport Beach, CA)
Nice. Wow. A title of a course that sounds nuts ends up being really informative
Herbert M (Playa Del Rey, CA)
Roksana (Oakland, CA)
This is the "24" portion of the bundle package Absolutely fascinating stuff.
Vincent (San Diego, CA)
excellent speaker, fascinating and scary federal entity.
Edward (Pasadena, CA)
Oustandiing. It is like a whole new world without due process
Matthew (Huntington Beach, CA)
John (San Diego, CA)
An interesting discussion of a somewhat esoteric area of the law.
James Albert (Anaheim, CA)
Quite an interesting area. But, frightening when you think of how much power the U.S.Gov't. has to operate above the law.
Rena (Monrovia, CA)
Excellent speaker and interesting topic.
Hector (San Francisco, CA)
Great energetic speaker
Joseph (Studio City, CA)
I had no idea. This should be an episode on Front Line. Posner was just great.
James (Vero Beach, FL)
Always nice to listen to someone who really knows his subject area and can give good practical examples.
Jeannie (Arroyo Grande, CA)
Interesting, good pace, easy to understand and follow.
Jonathan (Santa Monica, CA)
superb presentation - A+. This course should be the standard which the other lecturers should try to reach.
Scott (Beaverton, OR)
Philip (Fallbrook, CA)
Excellent presentation. Mr. Posner took what thought would be a very boring subject and made it extremely interesting and, yes, humorous with his tongue in cheek style. Thank you!
Kenneth (Center Moriches, NY)
Intriguing discussion regarding topic of which I was previously unaware. Superb lecturer.
Michelle (Fillmore, CA)
The best speaker and best subject. I was totally unaware of these pitfalls!
Arthur (Newport Beach, CA)
Anthony (Chicago, IL)
Literally the best lecture I've heard on Lawline - and I have no connection w/ the subject matter at all. Thank you!
Brian (El Cerrito, CA)
excellent variety - use more courses like this one!
Paul (Sherman Oaks, CA)
Truly an interesting and effective speaker. Really held my attention.
Michael (Irvine, CA)
The amazing thing about this course is that the misery of dealing with this agency is so intensely articulated that it makes me want to rush out and start handling these cases. I allude it to the same way I felt after reading Bourdain's Kitchen Confidential- wanting to go out and open a restaurant. Brilliant.
Suuzen Ty (The Villages, FL)
superb speaker - fascinating material
John (San Francisco, CA)
Barbara (Guilderland, NY)
Written materials were good
Joseph (Washington , DC)
Posner is the best, get him to do more courses
ANTONIO (Warwick, NY)
Very well presented.
Spencer (New York, NY)
Ernest (Laguna Niguel, CA)
Very candid presentation.
La'Iqah (Stamford, CT)
This was not a subject matter that I was interested in, but the instructor was good. I enjoyed the course.
Alan (Montclair, NJ)
Dansby (Oak Park, IL)
Interesting, informative, but nothing I would ever--I hope -- have to worry with.
Kim (Bloomington, IL)
very animated and informative session.
Lisa (Potomac, MD)
I thought the speaker was very dynamic and the material very interesting.
Matthew (Mastic, NY)
Pretty fascinating stuff
sarah (ballston spa, NY)
The speaker was very well spoken and knowledgable
Chris (Fresh Meadows, NY)
john (North Brook, IL)
Harry (West Salem, WI)
Very interesting and well done.
JENNIFER (UXBRIDGE, MA)
Excellent. Very interesting subject, and great speaker
Lisa (Chicago, IL)
great course. very interesting and engaging.
Christina (Chiacgo, IL)
Staring and fascinating content.
Robert (La Jolla, CA)
Michele (Farmington Hills, MI)
Fascinating subject matter. Well presented.
Devyn (Chicago, IL)
Much more interesting than I expected. I had never heard of this office before and I'm glad to at least be aware of how unexpectedly one might be placed in a position of dealing with it.
Suzanne (buffalo, NY)
Extremely interesting. Very much captured my attention. Thank you for including this presentation/course.
sidney (BROOKLYN, NY)
Valerie (Ashburn, VA)
One of the very best speakers in this entire program!
Robert (Lancaster, NY)
good speaker, sounds knowledgeable.
Linda (Victoria, TX)
Mr. Posner made a potentially uninteresting topic very interesting, and ably showed how the topic to come to apply to many more attorneys than one might think. I will recommend Mr. Posner's presentation to my colleagues.
michael (STANTON, DE)
best speaker yet
Despina (Plandome Manor, NY)