Sanction Programs (OFAC License)

Law Offices of Farnoush Hamidi, Esq., specializes in assisting clients nationwide to comply with and address issues related to the sanctions programs administered by the Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC). Attorney Farnoush Hamidi has represented numerous individuals and companies in matters before OFAC, seeking to not only protect their rights in current legal matters, but to ensure that they become informed of what it takes to comply with U.S. trade sanctions to prevent criminal and civil prosecution. 

The legal services provided at Law Office of Farnoush Hamidi, Esq.:

  • Counseling on export controls for companies seeking to export medical devices, medicine, and agricultural commodities to Iran under the Trade Sanctions Reform and Export Enhancement Act (TSRA)
  • Obtaining specific licensure and guidance from OFAC relating to importation of services from Iran;
  • Obtaining specific licensure from OFAC for charities sending money to Iran
  • Defending both U.S. and international clients from OFAC investigations
  • Obtaining interpretative guidance from OFAC on how to properly transfer funds between the U.S. and Iran
  • Developing OFAC compliance programs for international businesses
  • Having names removed from OFAC's Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) List
  • Responding to administrative subpoenas issued during the course of an OFAC investigation;
  • Procuring specific licenses to engage in transactions prohibited by OFAC
  • Drafting voluntary self-disclosure letters regarding past violations
  • Creating and launching OFAC compliance programs for international companies