Denied Parties

Questions and answers about Denied Parties

  • Denied Party Screening

    QUESTION: Regarding Denied Party Screening:  is DPS required for both International AND Domestic purchases for E-Commerce and non-E-Commerce items?   ———————- ANSWERS: Not required. No regulation on DPS screening.  But it’s highly recommended. —————————- Denied party screening is not a requirement.  Not doing business with a denied party is the requirement. Who you screen, what you […]

  • RUNNING DENIED PARTY SCREENING

    QUESTION: We are a US based company with facilities in Canada and GB. As the parent company located in the USA, we run DPS on all visitors to our US locations.  Should we be running DPS on visitors to non-US facilities?   Specific references to regulations or rulings to backup answers would be appreciated. ========== […]

  • Answer to QUESTION ON RESTRICTED PARTY SUMMARY DOCUMENT

    QUESTION: I am working to create an at-a-glance document to help explain internally to our global stakeholders who all the U.S. government entities are that issue the denied/restricted/sanction lists, what their reach is, and what the implication of the lists are.  Probably more than the one page high level document that I envision, but I […]

  • ANSWERS TO Question on Denied Party Screening

    UESTION: Regarding Denied Party Screening:  is DPS required for both International AND Domestic purchases for E-Commerce and non-E-Commerce items?   %%%%%%%%%% ANSWERS: Not required. No regulation on DPS screening.  But it’s highly recommended. %%%%%%%%%% Denied party screening is not a requirement.  Not doing business with a denied party is the requirement. Who you screen, what you […]

  • Answers to QUESTION ON RUNNING DENIED PARTY SCREENING

    QUESTION: We are a US based company with facilities in Canada and GB. As the parent company located in the USA, we run DPS on all visitors to our US locations.  Should we be running DPS on visitors to non-US facilities?   Specific references to regulations or rulings to backup answers would be appreciated. ========== […]

  • Answer to QUESTION ON CUSTOMER VETTING

    QUESTION: How do other companies maintain that their 3rd party companies screen and vet their customers, suppliers and vendors properly?  In other words how far do you go with a 3rd party agent?  Do you feel it’s necessary to screen and vet an international bank that will receive wire transfers as well ?  ========== Answer: YES!!!

  • Denied parties screening domestic vendors and customers

    QUESTION: What is the risk for not screening domestic customers and vendors?  I know OFAC has a lot of entities in the US, but what is our risk if all the payments we send or receive go through our bank.  Don’t banks have their own screening in place that would stop transactions sent or received […]

  • Denied Party Address Screening

    QUESTION: We are evaluating our search criteria for denied party screenings and are curious if other members screen addresses along with names (company and contact names)? We deliver almost all of our exports electronically, so we don’t know if our exports are delivered to the address we screen. Most of the false hits we review […]

  • DENIED PARTIES – NON-U.S. LISTS

    QUESTION: What are the penalties for conducting business with a denied party on a NON-U.S. restricted party list?  Are there any examples? I am writing the policy for our restricted party screening and in the regulations it is clear that U.S. business can face penalties or denial of export privileges if they conduct business with […]

  • Indirect Supplier Information for Denied Party Screening

    QUESTION: As a wholly owned subsidiary of a Japanese company located in the U.S, we import and export components that are supplied by our parent company in Japan. These components are manufactured by various companies in other countries such as Japan, China, Taiwan, etc. We do not always know who the actual manufacturer is, we […]

  • DENIED PARTY SCREENING DOMESTIC SHIP OF FIREARMS

    QUESTION: Is denied party screening required when shipping firearms domestically within the United States? ************** Answers: Denied party screening is NOT a legal requirement.  The legal requirement is to “Know Your Customer” and not to do business with bad people or in bad places.  However, it is difficult to know if someone is a “bad” […]

  • Denied Party Screening to Patients

    QUESTION: I work for medical device company where the company plans on delivering the medical devices direct to patients.  My question is in regards to denied party screening.  I have heard during BIS meetings that at the retail level the purchase should be screened.  At present our agreements with retailers and distributors with export control […]