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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


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


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


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


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


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


United States eases restrictions on telecom, internet, and related financial services for Cuba
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • Cuba, USA
  • January 24 2015

Following President Obama's announcement of restored diplomatic relations with Cuba, a new set of regulations went into effect this month that will