Glossary

BIS Denied Person list

The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) of the U.S. Department of Commerce is responsible for the regulation of exports for national security, foreign policy, and nonproliferation reasons, as well as the enforcement of those regulations. The BIS Denied Persons List (formerly known as the Denial Orders List or the DOL List) lists individuals who have been denied export privileges in whole or in part. BIS Denied Person list is a key list to be scanned against in order to comply with the USA PATRIOT Act.

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