Glossary

SDN List

The Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) List is a publication of OFAC which lists individuals and organizations with whom United States citizens and permanent residents are prohibited from doing business. A key list to be scanned against in order to comply with the USA PATRIOT Act.

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