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Harry Cassin
Publisher and Editor

Andy Spalding
Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman
Senior Editor

Bill Steinman
Senior Editor

Richard L. Cassin
Editor at Large

Elizabeth K. Spahn
Editor Emeritus

Cody Worthington
Contributing Editor

Julie DiMauro
Contributing Editor

Thomas Fox
Contributing Editor

Marc Alain Bohn
Contributing Editor

Bill Waite
Contributing Editor

Shruti J. Shah
Contributing Editor

Russell A. Stamets
Contributing Editor

Richard Bistrong
Contributing Editor

Eric Carlson
Contributing Editor

OFAC issues new FAQs for Cuba sanctions

The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control published Frequently Asked Questions on President Trump’s Cuba announcement.

The biggest change will be new regulations to end so-called individual people-to-people travel. Group people-to-people travel will still be authorized.… Continue Reading

OFAC adds five Russians to Magnitsky sanctions list

The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control added five Russians to its list of those sanctioned under the Magnitsky Act for alleged human rights abuses.

The most prominent name on Monday’s list was the Russian government’s chief public investigator, Aleksandr I.… Continue Reading

President Obama ends Burma sanctions

President Barack Obama issued an Executive Order Friday lifting U.S. sanctions against Myanmar that had been in place for nearly 20 years.

Last month President Obama met in Washington with Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi.… Continue Reading

Think the Cuba sanctions ended? Better read this

The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control published a new set of questions and answers Thursday about the sanctions on Cuba. OFAC’s answers will surprise a lot of people.

President Obama announced a lifting of sanctions in late 2014.… Continue Reading

Sunday action: U.S. sanctions eleven for Iran ballistic missile program

The U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control imposed new sanctions Sunday against eleven people and companies allegedly involved in Iran’s ballistic missile program. The action came one day after President Obama lifted sanctions on Iran’s nuclear program and hours after a prisoner swap between Washington and Tehran.… Continue Reading