On April 24, 2019, the Department of State published in the Federal Register a notice updating its List of Restricted Entities and Subentities Associated with Cuba (Cuba Restricted List) with which direct financial transactions are generally prohibited under §515.209 of the Cuban Assets Control Regulations (CACR). This Cuba Restricted List is also considered during review of license applications submitted to the Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) pursuant to the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). BIS will generally deny applications to export or re-export items for use by entities or subentities identified on the Cuba Restricted List.

This update includes five additional subentities. This is the third update to the Cuba Restricted List since it was published November 9, 2017 (82 Fed. Reg. 52089). The first update of 26 additional subentities and five amendments was published November 15, 2018 (see 83 Fed. Reg. 57523), and the second update of five additional subentities was publish March 9, 2019 (see 84 Fed. Reg. 8939).