OFAC Compliance & the SDN List
There are two separate OFAC Lists that must be checked against. It is critical to check OFAC website on a regular basis to ensure that your SDN list is up-to-date.
OFAC SDN (Specially Designated Nationals) List
OFAC publishes a list of Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) and Blocked Persons, which includes over 20,000 names of organizations and individuals associated with an OFAC sanction program. U.S. organizations and individuals are prohibited from making transactions with SDNs.
OFAC PLC (Palestinian Legislative Council) List
This list is not part of the SDN List. U.S. organizations and individuals are prohibited from making transactions with members of the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) or any Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO), Specially Designated Terrorist (SDT), or Specially Designated Global Terrorist (SDGT).