Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)
Office of Foreign Assets Control. A US regulatory Agency that is responsible for monitoring funds held or transferred to illegal entities. The OFAC list is a list of companies/individuals that should be prevented from sending/receiving funds.
Web service is part of a SOAP architecture and is defined as "a software system designed to support interoperable machine-to-machine communication”.
Politically Exposed Persons: Individuals, or their relatives, who are prominent public functionaries.