Iran Sanctions Economic Rights Toolkit

In recent years, the US government has intensified its sanctions programs against Iran and increased enforcement on financial transactions between the US and Iran.The enforcement of the economic sanctions regime rests with the US Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”).

This fact sheet is intended to help you advocate your case when you confront a bank, a lending com- pany or any corporate entity that claims you have violated OFAC regulations or the Iran sanctions. While this fact sheet does not substitute legal advice, this fact sheet provides practical suggestions for you to advocate for your economic rights.