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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


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


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


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


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


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