Foreign Claims Settlement Commission organization chartd

The Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States (FCSC) was established under Reorganization Plan No. 1 of 1954. In 1980, pursuant to Public Law 96-209, the Commission was transferred to the Department of Justice as a separate agency within the Department.

The mission of the FCSC is to adjudicate claims against foreign governments for losses and injuries sustained by United States nationals, pursuant to programs authorized by statute or under international agreements.

The major functions of the FCSC are to:

Return to the table of contents