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 OFAC Information for Industry Groups

Credit Reporting

    Frequently Asked Questions:
 
  Frequently Asked Questions for Credit Report Consumers
     
    OFAC Industry Brochures:
    Foreign Assets Control Regulations for Credit Reporting Industry 
    Guidance for Credit Report Consumers 

Exporters and Importers

    Trade Sanctions Reform and Export Enhancement Act of 2000 (TSRA):
    Program Information and Licensing Application Process - For Exports of Agricultural Commodities, Medicine and Medical Devices to Iran and Sudan
     
    OFAC Industry Brochures:

 

  Foreign Assets Control Regulations for Exporters & Importers 

Financial Sector

    Frequently Asked Questions:
 
  Frequently Asked Questions for the Financial Sector
     
    Guidance:
 
  Information Regarding the Creation and Maintenance of False Hit Lists
(Issued October 2015)
     
   

Articles for the Industry (information is date specific):

    OFAC Compliance in the Securities and Investment Sector - Journal of Investment Compliance, September 2012
    Opening Securities and Futures Accounts from an OFAC Perspective
     
    Bank Secrecy and Anti-Money Laundering
    BSA/Anti-Money Laundering Examination Manual - Office of Foreign Assets Control (July 2006)
     
    OFAC Industry Brochures:
  Foreign Assets Control Regulations for the Financial Community
     
    OFAC Risk Matrix
    OFAC Risk Matrices (for financial institutions as of June 2005) 
    OFAC Risk Matrix (for the Securities Sector as of November 2008) 

Insurance Industry

    Frequently Asked Questions:
    Frequently Asked Questions for the Insurance Industry

Legal and Compliance Services Sector

   

Guidance:
Guidance on the Provision of Certain Services Relating to the Requirements of U.S. Sanctions Laws (January 2017)

Frequently Asked Questions:
Cross-Programmatic Compliance Services Guidance

 

Money Service Businesses

   

OFAC Industry Brochures:

  Money Service Businesses (English)
  las Empresas de Servicios Monetarios (en español)

Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO)/Non-profit

    Frequently Asked Questions:
    Frequently Asked Questions on NGO Registration Numbers
     
    OFAC Risk Matrix
    OFAC Risk Matrix (for the Charitable Sector as of March 2007) 

Guidance:
Guidance Related to the Provision of Humanitarian Assistance by Not-For-Profit Non-Governmental Organizations  (Issued October 2014)
Last Updated: 10/19/2018 4:31 PM