- to further facilitate travel to Cuba for authorized purposes;
- expand the telecommunications and internet-based services general licenses, including by authorizing certain persons subject to U.S. jurisdiction (which includes individuals and entities) to establish a business presence in Cuba, such as through subsidiaries or joint ventures;
- allow certain persons to establish a physical presence, such as an office or other facility in Cuba to facilitate authorized transactions;
- allow certain persons to open and maintain bank accounts in Cuba to use for authorized purposes;
- authorize additional financial transactions, including those related to remittances;
- authorize all persons subject to U.S. jurisdiction to provide goods and services to Cuban nationals located outside of Cuba; and
- allow a number of other activities, including those related to legal services, imports of gifts, and educational activities.
To see the announcement in the Federal Register, please see here => FR-2015-09-21/pdf/2015-23587.pdf. Now it is up to the Cuban government as to whether they will go along with these expanded rights.
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