Saman Insurance is a subsidiary of Saman Bank;
Saman Bank is a privately owned Iranian bank. Saman Bank is actively involved in the transfer of proceeds from the sale of Petrochemical products and oil derivatives to Iran. It has ties with different companies in the Petrochemical industry. A number of such companies are: Persian Gulf Petrochemical Company (affiliated with the IRGC), Parsian Oil and Gas (HQ for the Execution of Imam Khomeini’s Order (HEIKO), Jam Petrochemical Company, Petro Pars, and Zagros Petrochemical Company.
As part of the re-imposition of U.S. sanctions on Iran, added on November 5, 2018 to the Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list maintained by the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), freezing its assets under U.S. jurisdiction and prohibiting transactions with U.S. parties, pursuant to Executive Order 13382, which targets proliferators of weapons of mass destruction and their delivery systems; foreign parties facilitating transactions for the entity or otherwise assisting the entity are subject to U.S. sanctions. also designated pursuant to Executive Order 13599 and subject to the Iranian Financial Sanctions Regulations; foreign financial institutions facilitating transactions for the entity may be prohibited from opening or maintaining correspondent or payable-through accounts in the United States;