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The green effect: emission visibility as a competitive advantage
Executive education

The green effect: emission visibility as a competitive advantage

Decarbonization efforts have been trending in the news lately. But for industries like shipping, the attention is primarily on regulators. Why? Shipping and the stakeholders involved are global and out of scope for nation-by-nation policies. The IMO (international marine organization) has stepped in to try and provide a standard for the industry. However, waiting for…

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[Webinar recap] Compliance agenda 2021 - Sanctions- Corporates in the spotlight
Executive education

[Webinar recap] Compliance agenda 2021 – Sanctions: Corporates in the spotlight

Deloitte has been running the Compliance Agenda for over eight years, leading the conversation on the most relevant areas of importance for corporations. This year, the disruption Covid-19 caused, the release of the OFAC and OFSI regulations, the change in U.S. government policies, and the rapid adoption of digitization solutions changed the risk landscape, led…

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Windward Executive Brief #3
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Executive brief #3 From AIS screening to behavior analysis

The Automatic Identification System (AIS) has profoundly changed our understanding of what is happening at sea, providing a deeper understanding of where ships are and where they are headed at all times. However, what AIS does not answer is: What is the ship doing? Why is it doing that? What is its importance? A skilled…

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Executive education

Trends in sanctions compliance for shipping

Growing trade sanctions and evolving regulator expectations are driving a revolution in global standards when it comes to compliance for shipping. We recently hosted the first Windward Executive education series to discuss the new shipping and maritime guidance advisories and the impact on compliance and regulation changes.  Over 1,100  executives and analysts from over 466…

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Executive brief – false positives

The recent OFAC advisory on maritime sanctions has detailed a new bar of expectations applicable to a wide range of organizations involved in maritime supply chain and transportation. To meet the new expectations, businesses must incorporate proactive screening measures to identify ships that display Deceptive Shipping Practices and may be involved in sanctions evasion. In…

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Executive education

Executive brief – deceptive shipping practices

Shipping plays a significant role in the global supply chain. This fact hasn’t been overlooked by regulators, as they continuously shift some of the responsibilities on stopping sanctions evasions towards the maritime ecosystem. The recent advisory from U.S. authorities has, for the first time, detailed the responsibilities and expectations that private businesses connected to the…

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Private sector prepares to meet maritime sanctions compliance

Shipping plays a significant role in the global supply chain. This fact hasn’t been overlooked by regulators, as they continuously shift some of the responsibilities on stopping sanctions evasions towards the maritime ecosystem. For years, the financial sector has been viewed as the key gateway for sanction evasions.    The recent OFAC advisory has, for the…

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Know Your Vessel – Case studies in steering clear of sanctions evasion

Download Full Paper Global trade financing is an increasingly complex task for financial institutions, especially when vessels are involved. Many authorities now expect financial institutions to implement sophisticated controls when it comes to shipping. These include screening and monitoring for potential sanctions violations, trade-based money laundering, and other high-risk transactions. Recently, the U.S. Office of…

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Know Your Vessel (KYV): The essentials

Today, it is not enough to “Know Your Customer” (KYC);  in the dynamic world of trade sanctions, you need to know more – you need to “Know Your Vessel” (KYV). As trade sanctions increase worldwide, knowing which vessels you can safely do business with is of increasing importance across the wider business environment.   We recently…

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