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Sanctions in Cuba


The US has imposed a trade embargo against Cuba which prohibits most transactions between persons subject to US jurisdiction and Cuban nationals.


Key restrictions


Vessels calling at Cuban ports cannot call at a US port for 180 days and vessels carrying cargo to/from Cuba cannot call at a US port unless it is pursuant to a licence issued by the US Treasury.

Club publications

Sanctions in the USA, July 2013

Sanctions July 2013 resize

OFAC penalties, August 2012

August 2012

Standard Bulletin: Special Edition, Sanctions, December 2010

December 2010

Alerts issued by Freehill Hogan & Mahar LLP are available here