Prohibited Individuals and Entities


Penalties vary based on the sanctions program.  Examples include:

  • Criminal penalties that can range into the millions of dollars for both the institution and individuals involved in the violation
  • Imprisonment (for example, up to 20 years for export control law violations)
  • Significant administrative fines/civil penalties that may be imposed per transaction
  • Denial of export privileges
  • Suspension or debarment from federal funding
  • Reputational damage
  • Ongoing government oversight

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