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Restricted Parties Screening

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So far in 2020, the restricted parties lists published by the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), OFAC and the State Department have been updated more than 80 times. With updates occurring on an almost daily basis, it is important to check all parties involved in an export transaction against the restricted parties list at the time the order is placed and also at the time of shipment as a party that cleared screening at the time of order may have been sanctioned between order and shipment. This includes parties listed as licensed parties who, while screened during license review, may have been sanctioned following license approval.

Sanction lists are:

Denied Persons List – Export Administration Regulations

Entity List – Export Administration Regulations

Unverified List – Export Administration Regulations

Debarment List – International Traffic in Arms Regulations

Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act- Department of State

Non-Proliferation Sanctions List – International Traffic in Arms Regulations

Specially Designated Nationals List – Foreign Asset Controls Regulations

Sectoral Sanctions Identifications (SSI) List – Foreign Asset Controls Regulations

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