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Cuba’s State Sponsor of Terrorism designation rescinded, Senate contemplates lifting travel ban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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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