Implementing Presidential Policy On Cuba

Law360, New York (October 12, 2009, 2:17 PM EDT) -- On Sept. 8, 2009, several U.S. government agencies published long-awaited regulations implementing the Cuba policies announced by the White House in April 2009.

These new regulations loosen restrictions on travel to Cuba, lift some restrictions on remittances and gifts to Cuba, and ease restrictions relating to telecommunications service between the United States and Cuba.

The relaxation of certain restrictions may present business opportunities to some companies, and greatly expand the ability of Cuban-Americans to visit and support their relatives in Cuba. However, careful review of these...
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