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Recent Comments from OFAC Regarding Cuba-Related Sanctions
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • Cuba, USA
  • April 26 2016

On April 21, 2016, the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) updated its Frequently Asked Questions Related to

New OFAC FAQs for Cuba Clarify U-Turn Funds Transfers, Insurance, Re-Imports and Third Country Trade
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • Cuba, USA
  • April 26 2016

On April 21, 2016, the Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") published eight new FAQs on its Cuba sanctions program. OFAC

Despite Recently Announced Reform, Cuban Government Signals Continuing Reforms “Without Haste But Without Pause”
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • Cuba, USA
  • April 26 2016

After President Obama on December 17, 2014, announced a policy change designed to engage and empower the Cuban people, Carnival Corporation

OFAC Provides Helpful New Guidance for Cuba
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • Cuba, USA
  • April 25 2016

The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) updated its FAQs for Cuba on April 21, 2016 with substantive guidance that addresses U-turn transactions

The Cuban Trade Mark Crisis
  • Fieldfisher LLP
  • Cuba, USA
  • April 20 2016

In December 2014 President Obama eased diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba. This raised concerns that this could result in US

Hotels and Hospitality in Cuba: OFAC and Obama Paving the Way
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • Cuba, USA
  • April 20 2016

With more flights, relaxing regulations, a historic presidential trip to Cuba, and news of hospitality services expanding into Cuba, the pathway into

Aviation Sanctions UpdateIran and Cuba
  • Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
  • Cuba, European Union, Iran, USA
  • April 20 2016

With Implementation Day under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) with Iran occurring on January 16, 2016, Iran publicly announced that it

Cuba and the Booming Commercial Real Estate Industry to Come
  • Dechert LLP
  • Cuba, USA
  • April 19 2016

On March 20, 2016, President Obama became the first United States president in almost 90 years to visit the island of Cuba, located a mere 90 miles

Sanctions Round Up: First Quarter 2016
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • China, Cuba, Iran, Libya, Myanmar, North Korea, Russia, Sudan, Syria, Ukraine, USA
  • April 18 2016

OFAC amends the Cuban Assets Control Regulations to ease Cuban sanctions in response to President Obama’s policy changes announced on December 17

No Cuban-Americans Allowed
  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • Cuba, USA
  • April 14 2016

On Tuesday of this week two Cuban-born residents of Florida filed a lawsuit against Carnival cruise lines and its subsidiary Fathom Travel for