Cuba Sanctions Resources for International Regulation & Compliance

A 'Modest Proposal' for Cuba: OFAC, BIS and State Department Implement President’s New Cuba Policy
Ed Krauland, Brian Egan, Keith Huffman, Meredith Rathbone, Jack Hayes, Anthony Rapa, and Peter Jeydel
November 15, 2017
Congress Flexes Sanctions Muscles: Bills Target Iran, Russia, and Others
Ed Krauland, Brian Egan, Alexis Early, Peter Jeydel, Brady Cassis
June 14, 2017
Further Loosening of Cuba Embargo Aims to Solidify Normalization of Relations
Edward Krauland, Meredith Rathbone, Jack Hayes, Peter Jeydel
October 26, 2016
Partial Opening of US Financial System to Cuba and Easing of Other Trade Restrictions
Meredith Rathbone, Peter Jeydel, Edward Krauland, Jack Hayes, and Stephen Heifetz
March 23, 2016
Easing of Trade Finance and Other Changes to Cuba Sanctions Regime
Peter Jeydel, Meredith Rathbone, Edward Krauland, and Claire Blakey
February 8, 2016
Obama Administration Continues Easing of Cuba Sanctions
Meredith Rathbone, Anthony Rapa, Bibek Pandey, Jack Hayes, and Ed Krauland
October 16, 2015
Cuba’s State Sponsor of Terrorism Designation Rescinded, Senate Contemplates Lifting Travel Ban
Meredith Rathbone, John London, Edward Krauland, Jack Hayes, and Alex Baj
July 29, 2015
Cuba Sanctions: Removal from the List of State Sponsors of Terrorism and Updated FAQs
Anthony Rapa, Peter Jeydel, Jack Hayes, Meredith Rathbone, Ed Krauland
April 30, 2015
Commerzbank $1.45B Settlement: OFAC Continues Scrutinizing Foreign Banks
Edward J. Krauland, Meredith Rathbone, Jack R. Hayes, Anthony Rapa, Alexis J. Early, and Peter E. Jeydel
March 24, 2015
US Implements Targeted, Significant Changes to Cuba Embargo: High Hopes, Limited Opportunities
Edward Krauland, Meredith Rathbone, Alexandra Baj, Jack Hayes, Anthony Rapa, Jeanne Cook, and Henry Smith
January 22, 2015
Obama Administration Announces Plan to Improve Relations with Cuba
Edward Krauland, Meredith Rathbone, Jack Hayes, Anthony Rapa, and John London
December 18, 2014
OFAC Targets Violations of Cuban Assets Control Regulations
Edward Krauland, Meredith Rathbone, Anthony Rapa
May 29, 2014
Another Major Sanctions Settlement by a Foreign Bank: Royal Bank of Scotland Pays $100 Million to Federal and New York State Regulators
Edward J. Krauland, Meredith Rathbone, Jack R. Hayes, Tom Best, Peter Jeydel
December 19, 2013
Weatherford Settlements
Integrated FCPA and Trade Controls Enforcement Actions Highlight the Importance of Integrated Compliance, Suggest Expanding SEC Enforcement Efforts
Edward J. Krauland, Lucinda A. Low, Tom Best, Jack R. Hayes
December 9, 2013
New York Department of Financial Services Settles for $250 Million with Asian Bank and Targets Reinsurers for US Sanctions Law Compliance
Edward J. Krauland, Meredith Rathbone, Jack R. Hayes, Alexandra E.P. Baj
July 10, 2013
UK and Japanese Banks Settle US Sanctions and Money Laundering Violations
Edward J. Krauland, Meredith Rathbone, Maury Shenk
December 21, 2012
NY's 1st Stab At Standard Chartered Bank
Alexandra E.P. Baj, Edward J. Krauland, Meredith Rathbone
August 17, 2012, Law360
Standard Chartered Bank Accused of Prohibited Dealings with Iran
Alexandra E.P. Baj, Edward J. Krauland, Meredith Rathbone
August 9, 2012
A Closer Look At ING's $619M Settlement
Edward Krauland, Meredith Rathbone, Guy Soussan, Julia Court Ryan, Jack Hayes, Shannon MacMichael, Elisabeth Page, and Maury Shenk
July 3, 2012, Law360
ING Bank to Pay $619 Million Fine in Largest Ever US Economic Sanctions Penalty
Jack R. Hayes, Edward J. Krauland, Meredith Rathbone, Maury Shenk, Guy Soussan
June 18, 2012
OFAC Promulgates General Licenses and Special Licenses to Authorize Certain Activities, Transactions, and Dealings in Support of the Cuban People
Jack R. Hayes, Edward J. Krauland
January 31, 2011
OFAC Authorizes the Export of Certain Personal Communications Software and Related Services to Iran, Sudan, and Cuba
Edward J. Krauland
March 11, 2010
OFAC and BIS Amend Cuba Sanctions Regulations to Ease Travel and Telecommunications Restrictions
Edward J. Krauland
September 23, 2009
President Obama Eases Restrictions on Cuban Commerce and Travel
Edward J. Krauland
April 15, 2009