Julie Myers Wood

Julie Myers Wood is Chief Executive Officer for Guidepost Solutions. She focuses on regulatory compliance and investigative work and has significant experience as a monitor on issues related to sanctions and anti-money laundering for global entities. Prior to joining the private sector, Ms. Wood served as Head of Immigration and Customs Enforcement for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, leading its largest investigative component and the second largest investigative agency in the federal government. She can be reached by email at [email protected].

North Korean ship in harbor

How to Avoid Sanctions Risks A recent advisory issued by the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), U.S. Department of State and U.S. Coast Guard warns the entire shipping industry of the sanctions risks associated with North Korea’s deceptive shipping practices. The OFAC maintains comprehensive sanctions against the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). This includes not...

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