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Sanctions and Embargoes

Understand sanctions and their purpose

Our self-paced Sanctions online courses cover:
  • The various types of sanctions
  • Consequences for non-compliance
  • Sanctions awareness  to achieve domestic and foreign policy goals

Train employees on sanctions compliance and avoid significant reputational harm for infringements with Thomson Reuters' Compliance Learning 

The purpose of this course is to help your employees recognize and mitigate individuals, entities and countries subjected to sanctions and ensure business transactions are not conducted with sanctioned parties. It is suitable for all employees directly responsible for such decisions and those whose roles might allow them to recognise red flags.

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*Most courses include a game-based version and are offered in dual language (English & Arabic)

Sanctions (Global)

Examines sanctions in their various types, who imposes them and the consequences of conducting business with sanctioned parties

Sanctions for Insurance Companies (Global)

Provides awareness and introduces the types of restrictions applied by various governments and international agencies on insurance firms


These courses are suitable for employees at firms providing financial services or export goods and technology to persons, organisations or countries that may be subject to sanctions.

Learning Objectives

  • Recall what financial sanctions are
  • Identify which sanctions are relevant to financial firms
  • List the purpose of sanctions
  • Identify your personal responsibilities for complying with sanctions
  • List the consequences of a sanction’s violation

Topics Include

Introduction to sanctions and definitions, Sanctions-setting bodies, Sanctions and financial institutions, Enforcement 

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