OFAC General Compliance – Can I regard previously issued and published opinion letters, regulatory interpretations, or other statements as guidance for my transactions?

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Q:  Can I regard previously issued and published opinion letters, regulatory interpretations, or other statements as guidance for my transactions?
 
A:   Great care should be taken when placing reliance on such materials to ensure that the transactions in question fully conform to the letter and spirit of the published materials and that the materials have not been superseded. [09-10-02]
 
 
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION – This Q&A was included in the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s online Resource Center for OFAC – General Compliance, which may be found here:  https://www.treasury.gov/resource-center/faqs/Sanctions/Pages/faq_general.aspx#basic
 

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