From their web site at

Mission Statement:

The Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") of the U.S. Department of the Treasury administers and enforces economic and trade sanctions against targeted foreign countries, terrorism sponsoring organizations and international narcotics traffickers based on U.S. foreign policy and national security goals. OFAC acts under Presidential wartime and national emergency powers, as well as authority granted by specific legislation, to impose controls on transactions and freeze foreign assets under U.S. jurisdiction. Many of the sanctions are based on United Nations and other international mandates, are multilateral in scope, and involve close cooperation with allied governments.
Basically, they enforce and tell companies and individuals who they may and who they may not do buisiness with. The web site has pdfs which list individual names and companies these prohibited individuals.

Here's a quick snippet from the publically available download from the above site:

BEXHETI, Nuri, Member of National Liberation Army (NLA); DOB 1962; POB Tetovo, FYROM (individual) BALKANS

BIN KHALID, Fahd Bin Adballah (a.k.a. MOHAMMED, Khalid Shaikh; a.k.a. ALI, Salem; a.k.a. HENIN, Ashraf Refaat Nabith; a.k.a. WADOOD, Khalid Adbul); DOB 14 Apr 1965; alt. DOB 1 Mar 1964; POB Kuwait; citizen Kuwait (individual) SDGT

BIN LADEN, Osama (a.k.a. BIN LADIN, Usama bin Muhammad bin Awad; a.k.a. BIN LADEN, Usama; a.k.a. BIN LADIN, Osama; a.k.a. BIN LADIN, Osama bin Muhammad bin Awad; a.k.a. BIN LADIN, Usama), Afghanistan; DOB 30 Jul 57; Alt. DOB 1958; POB Jeddah, Saudi Arabia; Alt. etc. etc.

POB BLANCO PHARMA S.A. (n.k.a. COSMEPOP; n.k.a. COOPERATIVA DE COSMETICOS Y POPULARES COSMEPOP; f.k.a. LABORATORIOS BLANCO PHARMA S.A.), A.A. 55538, Bogota, Colombia; Calle 12B No. 27-37/39, Bogota, Colombia; Calle 26 Sur No. 7-30 Este, Bogota, Colombia; Carrera 99 y 100 No. 46A-10, Bodega 4, Bogota, Colombia; NIT # 800251322-5 (Colombia) SDNT

BLUE NILE BREWERY, P.O. Box 1408, Khartoum, Sudan SUDAN


BNC (a.k.a. BANCO NACIONAL DE CUBA; a.k.a. NATIONAL BANK OF CUBA) Federico Boyd Avenue & 51 Street, Panama City, Panama . . .

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