The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC): “The List of Foreign Financial Institutions Subject to Part 561 (the “Part 561 List”) Name Removal”

The U.S. Department of the Treasury on May 17, 2013 released the following:

Part 561 List Update:
​The following deletions have been made to OFAC’s Part 561 List:

ELAF ISLAMIC BANK, PO Box 3440, Building No. 14, Street 99, Hai Al Wehda-Mahala 902, Alweih, Baghdad, Iraq; SWIFT/BIC ELAF IQ BA; Note: The entity being designated, “Elaf Islamic Bank, Iraq” is separate and distinct from the similarly named entity, “Elaf Bank, Bahrain” [561LIST].”


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