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Cuba sanctions: removal from the list of state sponsors of terrorism and updated FAQs
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • Cuba, USA
  • April 30 2015

On April 14, 2015 the Obama Administration announced that the United States would remove Cuba from the list of state sponsors of terrorism


Halliburton Settlement Shows Risks of Dealing with Entities Partially Owned by Sanctioned Entities
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • Cuba, USA
  • April 8 2016

On February 25, 2016, the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") announced that it concluded an enforcement


Steptoe cyberlaw podcast interview with Thomas Rid and Jeffrey Carr
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • Cuba, North Korea, USA
  • January 27 2015

Episode 51 of the podcast features a debate on attributing cyberattacks. Our two guests, Thomas Rid and Jeffrey Carr, disagree sharply about how and


US implements targeted, significant changes to Cuba embargo: high hopes, limited opportunities
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • Cuba, USA
  • January 22 2015

On January 15, 2015, the US Department of Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and the US Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and


OFAC and BIS amend Cuba sanctions regulations to ease travel and telecommunications restrictions
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • Cuba, USA
  • September 23 2009

As previously reported, President Obama issued a press release on April 13, 2009, indicating the Administration’s intent to ease certain aspects of the US-Cuba trade sanctions regime in order to improve telecommunications connections between Cuba and the United States, and to make it easier for US persons to visit family members in Cuba and send money to them


OFAC promulgates general licenses and special licenses to authorize certain activities, transactions, and dealings in support of the Cuban people
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • Cuba, USA
  • January 31 2011

The US Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Controls (“OFAC”), has amended the Cuban Assets Control Regulations (“CACR”), 31 C.F.R. Part 515, promulgating general licenses and specific licenses to authorize certain activities, transactions, and dealings in support of the Cuban people


BIS and OFAC Further Relax US Sanctions Against Cuba
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • Cuba, USA
  • January 26 2016

On January 26, 2015, the US Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") and the US Department of Commerce's Bureau of


Treasury Announces Significant Revisions to Cuba Sanctions Regulations
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • Cuba, USA
  • March 15 2016

Today, the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Asset Control announced significant amendments to the Cuban Assets Control Regulations


More on the Recent Relaxation of Cuba Sanctions
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • Cuba, USA
  • February 8 2016

As previously mentioned, more changes to the regulations governing the U.S. embargo against Cuba were announced by the U.S. Department of Treasury's


Claire Blakey
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP