Embargos and financial sanctions

45.90CHF excl. VAT/Mwst

Financial sanctions, as a subset of embargos, have now developed into a powerful foreign policy instrument. The aim is to cut off terrorists, drug traffickers or companies acting as stooges of states and criminal organizations from the global financial market and thus weaken them. In this online training you will get a profound insight into the topic of embargos and financial sanctions. You will learn about different types of embargos and important sanctions lists as well as the legal context and systematics of financial sanctions. You will also learn which measures you can take in practice to avoid costly mistakes, liability traps and risks.


TARGET GROUP: All finance staff in the import/export area.

LEARNING TIME: Approx. 45 minutes


  • Introduction
  • Embargos
  • Types of embargos
  • Financial sanctions
  • Money laundering and terrorist financing
  • Negative consequences of violations
  • Comliance
  • Review of sanctions lists
  • Reporting
  • Whistleblowing
  • Final test (for self-testing or as proof of acquired knowledge)

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