Office of Foreign Asset Control

Office of Foreign Asset Control

An agency of the U.S. Treasury Department that enforces economic sanctions. It may freeze the assets of criminal and terrorist groups that are under American jurisdiction. Likewise, it ensures that countries with whom American companies may not trade do not receive U.S. products. It helps guarantee U.S. compliance with United Nations sanctions. OFAC was established during the Korean War. See also: Embargo.
References in periodicals archive ?
On Tuesday, Provident said Leary would be responsible for oversight of the bank's compliance with the BSA and rules barring money laundering, in addition to Office of Foreign Asset Control regulations.
Kashan added that in spite of US President Donald Trump's sabre-rattling, the export licences given to Boeing, Airbus, and Avions de Transport Rgional by the US Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC) were still valid and that no changes were made.
President Obama's announced normalization of relations with Cuba means the Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC), U.S.
Any name designated on the Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC) restricted list, which can encompass a bank name, remitter or beneficiary." RBS cooperated with the investigation and has fired several employees who were involved in the wrongdoing, Lawsky said.
Mavent's review services include the Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC); Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA); Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) regulations; Truth in Lending Act (TILA) analysis; federal, state and local antipredatory lending laws; and lender and broker license verification.
Bottomline Technologies has released WebSeries OFAC (Office of Foreign Asset Control), a new application module of its Web-based Universal Payment Engine that can spare organizations up to $1 million in fines and jail time by helping them comply with the Patriot Act, new legislation that bars organizations from conducting transactions with known terrorists.
The US Office of Foreign Asset Control sanctioned the entrepreneur in 2015 for his links with Bashar al Assad's regime.
Full browser ?