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Frequently Asked Questions

499. What type of research exceeds the scope of the Compliance Services Guidance?


A U.S. person may not conduct research that otherwise involves the importation or exportation of services where such transactions are prohibited by any part of 31 C.F.R. chapter V, unless such transactions are authorized by OFAC.

Date Released
January 12, 2017