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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


Cuba: Immigration Challenges in Both Directions
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • Cuba, USA
  • November 8 2016

As part of the October 17, 2016 changes to the Cuban Assets Control Regulations (CACR), there is a limited relaxation of travel restrictions between


What’s next for the Cuba embargo?
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • Cuba, USA
  • July 2 2015

On July 1, President Obama announced that the United States and Cuba have agreed to reestablish diplomatic relations and open embassies in each


BIS removes vestiges of Cuba’s State Sponsor of Terrorism designation from the EAR, with little practical impact
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • Cuba, USA
  • July 24 2015

On July 22nd, the Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) revised the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to implement the


Obama Administration continues easing of Cuba sanctions
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • Cuba, USA
  • October 16 2015

On September 18, 2015, the US Department of Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and the US Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry


Obama Administration announces plan to improve relations with Cuba
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • Cuba, USA
  • December 18 2014

On December 17, 2014, President Obama announced that the United States will ease certain travel, trade, and financial restrictions on Cuba and will


How Much of the Cuba Embargo Could the President Unilaterally Lift?
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • Cuba, USA
  • October 21 2016

The conventional wisdom in Washington’s legal and policy circles is that the core aspects of the US economic sanctions embargo on Cuba are mandated


Further Loosening of Cuba Embargo Aims to Solidify Normalization of Relations
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • Cuba, USA
  • October 26 2016

On October 17, the Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and the Commerce Department's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS


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


Cuba’s State Sponsor of Terrorism designation rescinded, Senate contemplates lifting travel ban
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • Cuba, USA
  • July 29 2015

On July 22, 2015, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) of the US Department of Commerce issued a final rule implementing the rescission of