Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC) and Sanctions Materials


This page provides resources to help firms understand and stay compliant with U.S. sanctions programs, including requirements of the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and sanctions programs in countries such as Iran, Russia, Cuba and North Korea.

If you wish to find material as to a particular country, you may wish to run a search on Body of Law = "Sanctions" and then pick a country from the list of Affected Jurisdictions in the dropdown menu on the left hand side of the page. For example, if you are interested in Iranian Sanctions, you would search on "Body of Law = Sanctions and Affected Jurisdiction = Iran".

This page includes the principal materials directly relevant to sanctions.

On the left side of the page are the relevant Statutes and Rules.

The top right of the page, under Developments, are tools to keep Cabinet members current on regulatory developments: the Cabinet's regulatory news and links to the Cabinet Trackers for Change Management and for Rules in Transition, each of which can be filtered by agency.'s picture
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Statutes and Public Laws

  • Selected Statutes by Country
    • Cuba
      • Statutes
      • 22 USC Ch. 79 (Trade Sanctions Reform and Export Enhancement Act of 2000)
        22 USC Ch. 69 (Cuban Democracy Act of 1992)
        22 USC Ch. 69A (Cuban Liberty and Democratic Solidarity (Libertad) Act of 1996)
        18 U.S.C. 2332d (Financial transactions)
        50 USC 4305 (Ally of enemy; exchange of gold or silver, property transfers, vested interests, enforcement and penalties)
        50 USC 4315 (Offenses; punishment; forfeitures of property)
    • Iran
    • North Korea
      • Statutes
      • 50 USC Ch. 35 (International Emergency Economic Powers Act)
        50 USC Ch. 34 (National Emergencies Act)
        18 U.S.C. 2339B (Providing material support or resources to designated foreign terrorist organizations)
        22 U.S.C. 287c (Economic and communication sanctions pursuant to United Nations Security Council Resolution)
        8 U.S.C. 1189 (Designation of foreign terrorist organization)
    • Syria
    • Ukraine/Russia
    • Venezuela

OFAC Rules