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AML Toolbox – Simplify OFAC list searches with FINRA

Combing through the thousands of names on the U.S. Treasury's Office of Foreign Asset Control's (OFAC) sanctions lists can be a long and tedious process. A tool on the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)'s website can help. In the OFAC Sanctions Program Listings on their site, at http://apps.finra.org/RulesRegulation/OFAC/1/Default.aspx, you can search for up to 500 names, organizations, embargoed countries and regions at a time. The page provides links to OFAC's web site and allows you to view alphabetical lists of Specially Designated Nationals and/or the Palestinian Legislative Council list. Using the search engine is easy. Type in the name or...

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