2019 Guernsey Risk & Compliance CPD Seminar Series – The UK Sanctions and AML regimes after Brexit

Professional Development


This seminar forms part of the 2019 Guernsey Risk & Compliance CPD Seminar Series – a series of 10 CPD seminars, which take place once a month.

The 2019 Guernsey Risk & Compliance CPD Seminar Series provides essential updates for those working in compliance and risk management roles, delivered by industry recognised experts. This series will comprise 10 monthly seminars of 60 minutes, inclusive of a 15-minute Q&A, covering a wide range of topics.

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14 Mar 2019 - 12 Dec 2019

Suitable For

All financial services professionals, in specific those working within the compliance function.

1 CPD hours
1 hour

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Timings: 15:00-16:00 (Registration from 14:45)
Venue: The Old Government House


  • Hard copies of speakers’ notes/slides are provided – subject to availability
  • Certificates of attendance are provided
  • Refreshments are provided
  • 1 hour of CPD


  • Analysis of the content and scope of the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018
  • Assessment of the impact of the Act
  • Practical insights into how to navigate the new regimes


Jonathan Benson, Managing Associate – International Trade and Regulatory Law Group at Allen & Overy LLP

Jonathan Benson is an experienced sanctions practitioner who regularly advises financial institutions and global corporates on sanctions related matters. His sanctions advice includes advising on sanctions issues in the context of M&A transactions, financings, leasings and general business activities. He also advises in other regulatory areas including anti-bribery and corruption and trade related matters. Before joining Allen & Overy LLP, Jonathan was a senior lawyer advising the UK Government on sanctions, trade, international law, regulatory and public law matters. His work included advising the UK’s Export Control Joint Unit and acting as the Department for International Trade’s lead lawyer on the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018.