Sanctions 101: Special Edition

Back by popular demand! Please join AMCHAM Myanmar for a special webinar on sanctions through the eyes of a former US Treasury Executive, Joshua Shrager. Mr. Shrager is currently a Senior Vice-President of Kharon, a leading provider of data analytics and research focused on global security threats. As a recognized expert and scholar on U.S. sanctions regimes, Josh will lead this 90-minute “101” session and will cover how sanctions work, the breadth and impact of U.S. sanctions, and how sanctions can impact business operations in Myanmar. This is your chance to hear directly from a noted expert with insight into how the US Treasury uses sanctions and the rationale behind U.S. sanction regimes. There will be plenty of time for Q+A after the presentation. You can also submit questions in advance upon your registration. We are excited to welcome Josh back to AMCHAM Myanmar for this informative session. For those who joined our webinar with Kharon in December, feel free to join us again. AMCHAM Myanmar is organizing this webinar for our members and we are delighted to welcome members from AMCHAM Thailand to  participate. This session is open to members of AMCHAM Myanmar and AMCHAM Thailand only.Date and Time: March 9, 9:30 am to 11 am (Yangon) / 10 am to 11:30 am (Bangkok)Venue: Zoom Webinar. A webinar link will be sent to you one day before the event.Cost: FREE for members of AMCHAM Myanmar and AMCHAM Thailand. Two pax per company allotted for this webinar.Registration: Click here.Booking deadline: March 8, 12 pm (Yangon) / 12:30 pm (Bangkok)About Joshua ShragerJosh works with Kharon’s key clients - including top tier financial institutions and global corporations - on strategic initiatives, while also overseeing Kharon’s thought leadership and training programs. Prior to Kharon, Josh was a director at the artificial intelligence data analytics firm Quid. Previously, Josh served in the U.S. Department of the Treasury as the Deputy Financial Attaché to Saudi Arabia, the director of the Iraq Threat Finance Cell in Baghdad, as well as various roles in Washington, DC. He also was a U.S. Department of State Foreign Service Officer, with postings in Mexico and The Gambia. Josh speaks regularly at sanctions, technology, and law enforcement conferences throughout the world. He is also an Adjunct professor at American University's School of International Service, where he teaches a Master's level course on Sanctions, Terrorist Financing, and Financial Crime. He has lived in, worked, and traveled to over 70 countries.About KharonKharon is a leading provider of research and data analytics, focused on global security threats and other controversies that impact global commerce and finance. Kharon's clients include first tier international financial institutions, global corporates, public sector entities and professional services firms. Kharon is headed by former senior officials from the U.S. Department of the Treasury, and experienced professionals in software development and data science.