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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


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


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


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


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


Easing of Trade Finance and Other Changes to Cuba Sanctions Regime
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • Cuba, USA
  • February 8 2016

On January 27, 2016, the US Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), and the US Department of Commerce, Bureau of


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


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


Edward J. Krauland
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP