Sanctioned Countries

Sanctioned Countries in the United States

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OFAC Sanctions Lists: Legislation and Regulations

  • ​The List of Foreign Financial Institutions Subject to Part 561 (the “Part 561 List”), 31 C.F.R. part 561
  • Western Balkans Stabilization Regulations, 31 C.F.R. part 588; Executive Order 13304
  • Belarus Sanctions Regulations, 31 C.F.R. part 548; Executive Order 13405
  • Blocked Pending Investigation, Patriot Act
  • Blocked Pending Investigation, Foreign Narcotics
  • Kingpin Sanctions Regulations, 31 C.F.R. part 598
  • Burmese Sanctions Regulations, 31 C.F.R. part 537;
    Executive Order 13448; Executive Order 13464
  • ​(On Burundi) Executive Order
  • ​Central African Republic Sanctions, 31 C.F.R. part 553
  • Cote d’Ivoire Sanctions Regulations, 31 C.F.R. part 543
  • Cuban Assets Control Regulations, 31 C.F.R. part 515
  • ​Executive Order 13694
  • ​Taking Additional Steps to Address the National Emergency with Respect to Significant Malicious Cyber-enabled Activities
  • Darfur Sanctions Regulations, 31 C.F.R. part 546
  • North Korea Sanctions Regulations, 31 C.F.R. part 510; Executive Order 13551; ​Executive Order 13687; ​Executive Order 13722
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo Sanctions Regulations, 31 C.F.R. 547​
  • Executive Order 13622​
  • Executive Order 13645​
  • Foreign Sanctions Evaders Executive Order 13608 – Syria​
  • Foreign Sanctions Evaders Executive Order 13608 – Iran​
  • ​Foreign Sanctions Evaders Executive Order 13608 – Non Proliferation
  • Foreign Sanctions Evaders Executive Order 13608 – Anti-terrorism​
  • Foreign Terrorist Organizations Sanctions Regulations, 31 C.F.R. part 597
  • Executive Order 13606  – Syria​
  • Executive Order 13606  – Iran​
  • Iran Freedom and Counter-Proliferation Act of 2012 (IFCA) (PL 112-239)​
  • Iranian Financial Sanctions Regulations, 31 CFR part 561
  • Iranian Transactions and Sanctions Regulations, 31 CFR part 560​
  • Executive Order 13553​
  • Executive Order 13628​
  • Executive Order 13315; Executive Order 13350
  • Executive Order 13438
  • Iranian Financial Sanctions Regulations, 31 CFR Part 561​
  • Iran Sanctions Act, Executive Order 13574​
  • Pub. L. 110-286, 122 Stat. 2632​ (Jade)
  • Lebanon Sanctions Regulations, 31 C.F.R. part 549; Executive Order 13441
  • Former Liberian Regime of Charles Taylor Sanctions
  • Regulations, 31 C.F.R. part 593​
  • Libyan Sanctions,  31 C.F.R. part 570
  • Executive Order 13726
  • Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012​
  • Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferators Sanctions
  • Regulations, 31 C.F.R. part 544​
  • ​Non-SDN Iranian Sanctions Act, Executive Order 13574​
  • ​Non-SDN, Palestinian Legislative Council List, General License 4​ issued pursuant to the Global Terrorism Sanctions Regulations (31 C.F.R. Part 594),
  • Global Terrorism Sanctions Regulations, 31 C.F.R. part 594​
  • Narcotics Trafficking Sanctions Regulations, 31 C.F.R. part 536​
  • Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Sanctions Regulations, 31 C.F.R. part 598​
  • Terrorism Sanctions Regulations, 31 C.F.R. part 595​
  • Somalia Sanctions Regulations, 31 C.F.R. part 551​
  • Sudanese Sanctions Regulations, 31 C.F.R. part 538​
  • ​South Sudan Sanctions Regulations, 31 C.F.R. part 558; Executive Order 13664
  • Syrian Sanctions Regulations, 31 C.F.R. part 542; Executive Order 13399; Executive Order 13460
  • Transnational Criminal Organizations Sanctions Regulations, 31 C.F.R. part 590; ​Executive Order 13581
  • Executive Order 13660​
  • Executive Order 13661​
  • ​Executive Order 13662 (See Directive 1 As Amended, Directive 2 as Amended, Directive 3, Directive 4)
  • ​Executive Order 13685
  • ​​Executive Order 13692​
  • ​Yemen Sanctions Regulations, 31 C.F.R. part 552
  • Zimbabwe Sanctions Regulations, 31 C.F.R. part 541; Executive Order 13391; Executive Order 13469

Countries currently subject to sanctions: The Iranian Assets Control Regulations: Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability, and Divestment Act

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Countries currently subject to sanctions: Yemen

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Countries or entities currently subject to sanctions: Balkans

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Countries or entities currently subject to sanctions: Belarus

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Countries or entities currently subject to sanctions: Burma

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Countries or entities currently subject to sanctions: Congo

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Countries or entities currently subject to sanctions: Côte D’Ivoire

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Countries or entities currently subject to sanctions: Iraq

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Countries or entities currently subject to sanctions: Liberia

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Countries or entities currently subject to sanctions: Libya

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Countries or entities currently subject to sanctions: North Korea

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Countries or entities currently subject to sanctions: Russia

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Countries or entities currently subject to sanctions: Somalia

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Countries or entities currently subject to sanctions: Sudan

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Countries or entities currently subject to sanctions: Syria

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Countries or entities currently subject to sanctions: The Iranian Transactions Regulations

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Countries or entities currently subject to sanctions: Zimbabwe

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Countries or entities formerly subject to sanctions: Haiti

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Countries or entities formerly subject to sanctions: Nicaragua

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Countries or entities formerly subject to sanctions: Panama

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Countries or entities formerly subject to sanctions: Sierra Leone/Liberia

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Countries or entities formerly subject to sanctions: South Africa

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Countries or entities formerly subject to sanctions: Taliban

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Countries or entities formerly subject to sanctions: UNITA (Angola)

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Countries or entities formerly subject to sanctions: Yugoslavia

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Countries currently subject to sanctions: Lebanon

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Sanctioned Countries and the International Trade Law

Resources

See Also

Further Reading

  • Sanctioned Countries entry in the Dictionary of International Trade Law (Raj Bhala)
  • Sanctioned Countries entry in the Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History (Thomas Carson; Mary Bonk)
  • Sanctioned Countries entry in the Dictionary of International Trade
  • Sanctioned Countries entry in the Dictionary of International Trade: Handbook of the Global Trade Community (Edward G. Hinkelman)

Sanctioned Countries: Open and Free Legal Research of US Law

Federal Primary Materials

The U.S. federal government system consists of executive, legislative, and judicial branches, each of which creates information that can be the subject of legal research about Sanctioned Countries. This part provides references, in relation to Sanctioned Countries, to the legislative process, the federal judiciary, and the primary sources of federal law (cases, statutes, and regulations).

Federal primary materials about Sanctioned Countries by content types:

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US Constitution
Federal Statutory Codes and Legislation

Federal Case Law and Court Materials

U.S. Courts of Appeals
United States courts of appeals, inclouding bankruptcy courts and bankcruptcy appellate panels:

Federal Administrative Materials and Resources

Presidential Materials

Materials that emanate from the President’s lawmaking function include executive orders for officers in departments and agencies and proclamations for announcing ceremonial or commemorative policies. Presidential materials available include:

Executive Materials

Federal Legislative History Materials

Legislative history traces the legislative process of a particular bill (about Sanctioned Countries and other subjects) for the main purpose of determining the legislators’ intent behind the enactment of a law to explain or clarify ambiguities in the language or the perceived meaning of that law (about Sanctioned Countries or other topics), or locating the current status of a bill and monitoring its progress.

State Administrative Materials and Resources

State regulations are rules and procedures promulgated by state agencies (which may apply to Sanctioned Countries and other topics); they are a binding source of law. In addition to promulgating regulations, state administrative boards and agencies often have judicial or quasi-judicial authority and may issue administrative decisions affecting Sanctioned Countries. Finding these decisions can be challenging. In many cases, researchers about Sanctioned Countries should check state agency web sites for their regulations, decisions, forms, and other information of interest.

State rules and regulations are found in codes of regulations and administrative codes (official compilation of all rules and regulations, organized by subject matter). Search here:

State opinions of the Attorney General (official written advisory opinions on issues of state law related to Sanctioned Countries when formerly requested by a designated government officer):

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