Frequently Asked Questions

860. For purposes of Executive Order (E.O.) 13959, as amended, what financial instruments are covered by the provision stating the prohibitions apply to “any publicly traded securities that are derivative of such securities or are designed to provide investment exposure to such” publicly traded securities? 

Answer

Examples of financial instruments covered by this provision include, but are not limited to, derivatives (e.g., futures, options, swaps), warrants, American depositary receipts (ADRs), global depositary receipts (GDRs), exchange-traded funds (ETFs), index funds, and mutual funds, to the extent such instruments also meet the definition of "publicly traded security" as defined in section 3(c) of E.O. 13959, as amended.

Date Released
June 3, 2021