OFAC - Office of Foreign Asset Control - U.S. Treasury:
The Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") of the US Department of the Treasury administers and enforces
economic and trade sanctions based on US foreign policy and national security goals against targeted foreign countries,
terrorists, international narcotics traffickers, and those engaged in activities related to the proliferation of weapons of mass
destruction. OFAC acts under Presidential wartime and national emergency powers, as well as authority granted by specific
legislation, to impose controls on transactions and freeze foreign assets under US jurisdiction. Many of the sanctions are
based on United Nations and other international mandates, are multilateral in scope, and involve close cooperation with
SWIFT- BIC Publication Portal:
This portal been designed to consolidate any information related to the BIC directories products, as well as to host a set of
new online products developed by SWIFT in its capacity as ISO9362 Registration Authority for BIC codes. In one click, access
the full list of products available as well as detailed product descriptions. If you are looking for the BIC code of an institution,
run your query on BIC Online, a free look-up tool at your disposal on this site.
Federal Reserve Bank - Fedwire ABA Locator:
You can search for Fedwire participants by their name, location (state, or state and city)
or routing number.
CHIPS - Clearing House Interbank Payments System:
Universal Identification Numbers (UIDs): This extensive database quickly and accurately verifies and matches corporate
customers with their bank account information. With this unique feature, you only need to use the bank and UID number
to process any transaction, so your corporate customers can rest assured their private account information will stay that way.
Accurate: Accounts are updated daily to keep information current.
Secure: Keeps account information private to help reduce fraud.
Allows for Straight-through processing without manual lookup, thus reducing expenses.
SBA - Small Business Administration:
The U.S. Small Business Administration, established in 1953, provides financial, technical and management
assistance to help Americans start, run, and grow their businesses.
Letter of Credit Document Management