Source: U.S. Department of the Treasury (OFAC)  – On January 5, the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) published two Kingpin Act General Licenses:  General License 3B, “Authorizing Certain Transactions and Activities to Wind Down Operations Involving La Estrella and El Siglo Newspapers”, and General License 4E, “Authorizing Certain Transactions involving […]

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Source: U.S. Department of the Treasury – OFAC OFAC has released a Biennial Report of Licensing Activities pursuant to Section 906(c) of the Trade Sanctions Reform and Export Enhancement Act of 2000 (“TSRA”), covering activities undertaken by the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) under Section 906(a)(1) of the TSRA from October 2012 […]

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Source: U.S. Department of Commerce – BIS This rule revises the EAR to allow cargo on a vessel that is on temporary sojourn to Cuba to transit Cuba on that vessel under a license exception. It also allows license exception shipment of EAR99 items and items controlled for antiterrorism reasons only to persons authorized by […]

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