American Conference Institute (ACI)
Speaking Engagement | January.22.2020 - January.23.2020Park Lane Hotel, New York
International Trade & Compliance partner Jeanine McGuinness will be speaking on a panel, "Special Focus on Venezuela and Cuba Sanctions – How to Move Forward While Continuing to Watch Out for Potential Landmines" at the upcoming ACI 10th Annual Forum on AML & OFAC Compliance for the Insurance Industry Conference taking place January 22-23, 2020 in New York, NY. This panel will discuss how OFAC is handling companies reapplying for licenses in Cuba, the Helms-Burton law evolution in Cuba, practical realities of the total economic embargo against the government of Venezuela and all state-owned entities, general license considerations for non-US insurers in Venezuela, and understanding the impact for insurers of the Venezuela sanctions affecting the energy sector.
CLE Credits Available: Y
Jeanine McGuinness concentrates in U.S. trade and investment laws applicable to cross-border transactions, focusing on U.S. economic sanctions, anti-money laundering laws, anti-boycott laws, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), and transaction reviews by U.S. national security agencies, including the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS).
Jeanine’s clients include major U.S. and foreign financial institutions, and pharmaceutical, technology, telecommunications, energy, and natural resources companies.
Examples of Jeanine’s experience include:
Jeanine is ranked in both the CFIUS Experts and Export Controls & Economic Sanctions categories by Chambers USA in 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022. An interviewee had this to say of their experience working with Jeanine, “I am continuously impressed by her extensive knowledge, excellent communication skills and her ability to wrap her subject matter expertise around the details of the matter and then drive conclusions or recommendations for next steps."