INTRODUCTION TO OFAC
The “Introduction to OFAC” web series is a series of short videos created to provide viewers with a high-level introduction on the fundamentals of the Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and U.S. sanctions implementation. This first episode introduces viewers to OFAC and its place within the U.S. government, as well as its history, mission, and relationship with the public.
For more information on this new video series, please see this July 28, 2023 OFAC blog post.
Introduction to OFAC Series – Episode 1: The Office of Foreign Assets Control
Introduction to OFAC Series – Episode 2: Blocking and Non-Blocking Sanctions
This video introduces viewers to different types of OFAC sanctions lists and provides a brief tutorial on how to use OFAC’s Sanction List Search tool to assess potential matches to sanctioned persons. The information in this video is for training purposes only. It does not have the force of law, and does not supplement or modify the statutes, regulations, executive orders, or other authorities that govern sanctions administered by OFAC. The information in this video is subject to change and is only current as of January 19th, 2024.
OFAC Basics: Sanctions List Search