On December 3rd, the Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control published amendments to the Cuban Assets Control Regulations to authorize the processing of funds transfers for the operating expenses or other official business of third-country diplomatic or consular missions in Cuba. OFAC also amended the Cuban Assets Control Regulations to authorize certain payments for services rendered by Cuba to United States aircraft that currently require the issuance of a specific license. The amendments are effective immediately. 77 FR 71530.