Iranian Financial Sanctions Regulations
The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (``OFAC'') is promulgating the Iranian Financial Sanctions Regulations, to implement provisions of the Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability, and Divestment Act of 2010, which require the Secretary of the Treasury to prescribe certain regulations. These regulations also implement other related provisions of the aforementioned legislation.
Information Reporting for Payments Made in Settlement of Payment Card and Third Party Network Transactions
This document contains final regulations relating to information reporting requirements, information reporting penalties, and backup withholding requirements for payment card and third party network transactions. The final regulations implement section 6050W and related statutory changes enacted by the Housing Assistance Tax Act of 2008 that require payment settlement organizations to report payments in settlement of payment card and third party network transactions for each calendar year. The final regulations in this document will affect persons that make payment in settlement of payment card and third party network transactions and the payees of these transactions. The final regulations provide guidance to assist persons required to report payment card and third party network transactions and to the payees of those transactions.
Designation of One Individual Pursuant to Executive Order 13224
The Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (``OFAC'') is publishing the names of one newly-designated individual whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13224 of September 23, 2001, ``Blocking Property and Prohibiting Transactions With Persons Who Commit, Threaten To Commit, or Support Terrorism.''