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What Is OFAC?

The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is a financial intelligence agency of the U.S. Department of Treasury that develops and enforces trade sanctions to support homeland security and foreign affairs initiatives.
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Vendor Screening: Know Who You're Working With

Vendor screening can help reduce your liability when taking on third-party subcontractors. Depending on your industry, OFAC debarment screening, EHS screening, financial screening, and legal screening may hold significant benefits.
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5 Steps for Thorough Tenant Screening

Thorough tenant screening includes creating tenant criteria, conducting pre-screening interview calls, collecting rental applications, running rental background checks, and following up with tenant references.
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What Is a Certificate of Insurance & Why Do I Need It?

A certificate of insurance (COI) is a document that serves as proof of business insurance. It is a snapshot of an insurance policy containing all the most important details of the policy, and helps protect against third-party risk.
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What Does a Background Check Include?

While the criteria of a background check is ultimately decided by the employer, a typical candidate screening may include criminal history, vendor credentials, alternate business names, insurance compliance, customer reviews, and Better Business Bureau standing.
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What Is Commercial General Liability?

Commercial General Liability (CGL) is a type of insurance coverage that will protect a business from risks including bodily harm, property damage, advertising and personal injuries.
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What's the Difference Between Occurrence & Claims-Made Insurance?

An occurrence policy has lifetime coverage for the incidents that occur during its policy period, regardless of when the claim is reported. A claims-made policy only covers incidents that happen and are reported within the policy's time frame, unless a 'tail' extension is purchased.
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