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On May 11, I attended the Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) 2015 Spring Symposium at which over 350 companies and 150 law firms were represented. Updates provided by government agencies are unique opportunities to meet agency representatives and hear them speak about regulatory developments and insights on corporate best practices. OFAC’s symposium this year … read more

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Two important international trade measures are currently winding their way through the U.S. legislative process: Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The measures have more in common than the first two letters of their acronyms. As the United States decides whether and/or how to proceed with a comprehensive TPP international trade agreement, … read more

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The United States has approved licenses for passenger ferry service to Cuba. These are the first legally licensed ferry voyages between the United States and Cuba in more than fifty years.  Earlier this week and anticipating that the licensed ferry operations would raise further questions about who is eligible to use the ferries, the U.S. Office of … read more