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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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