27th April 2017
As one of the world’s biggest sellers of smartphones and the back-end equipment that makes cellular networks run, Huawei Technologies has become one of the major symbols of China’s global technology ambitions. But as it continues its rise, its business with some… Read More
18th January 2017
The U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control has agreed to drop legal proceedings against longtime pro-Cuba activist Albert A. Fox Jr. in exchange for a fine of $10,000. Read More
22nd August 2016
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif claimed that Iran understands the pressure of US imposed sanctions on Cuba and therefore will endeavor to maintain good relations with the Caribbean island nation. He made the remarks before arriving in the Cuban capital of Havana, his first visit to Latin America,… Read More
15th May 2016
Representatives of Cuba and US met in Havana on Thursday and Friday to discuss cooperation in fighting money laundering. Read More
Against a backdrop of big changes to U.S. sanctions in respect of both Iran and Cuba, A. Katherine Toomey, Cristian Francos and Aaron T. Wolfson of Lewis Baach PLLC explain how to access funds which had been frozen - until now Read More
26th February 2016
Halliburton Atlantic Limited (HAL) has agreed to pay $304,706 to settle its potential liability for violations of US sanctions on Cuba.  The violations related to transactions worth $1,189,752, with a base penalty of $423,202 and a maximum of $1,235,000. Read More