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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Treasury Announces Significant Revisions to Cuba Sanctions Regulations
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • Cuba, USA
  • March 15 2016

Today, the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Asset Control announced significant amendments to the Cuban Assets Control Regulations