What You Need to Know About U.S. Economic Sanctions

An Overview of O.F.A.C. Regulations involving Sanctions against Iran
January 23, 2012

This fact sheet provides general information about the Iranian sanctions programs under the Iranian Transactions Regulations, C.F.R. Part 560, and the Iranian Assets Control Regulations, 31 C.F.R. Part 535.

These sanctions are administered by the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC).