Lawyers call for clear regulations to define Trump’s Cuban policy

Lawyers say US businesses with investments in Cuba will be unfazed by policy changes put forward by President Donald Trump two weeks ago, but raised concerns about the implementation of clear-cut regulations to guide companies’ operations on the island, as well as the negative impact of Trump’s policies on Cuba’s economy.

Trump safeguards flights between US and Cuba

Lawyers say scheduled commercial flights between the US and Cuba are here to stay, after President Donald Trump exempted carriers from new rules banning trade with Cuba’s state-owned services.

Cuba Libre

Despite President Barack Obama’s visit last month, Cuba is not free from crippling US sanctions, nor does it have free and fair elections, however, investor interest is heating up. Tom Muskett-Ford hears how organisations like the International Bar Association and the Law Society of England and Wales have begun to establish closer relations with the local legal community, helping them integrate the country into the international market

Money matters

As law firms in Latin America grow and face new competitive challenges, the pressure to re-evaluate partner compensation systems is on. As more law firms change to models that reward performance, how can law firm leaders appear objective and fair when sharing out the pie? asks Rosie Cresswell

Cuban exiles weigh up new prospects back home

Exiles returning, a marked shift in the attitude of young people and a burgeoning small business sector will be important factors in Cuba’s development in coming years, according to the former British ambassador to the country.




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