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

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

27 June 2017

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

Trump safeguards flights between US and Cuba

23 June 2017

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.

Cuban exiles weigh up new prospects back home

Cuban exiles weigh up new prospects back home

04 May 2017

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.

AvaLerroux to represent clients on Cuban soil

AvaLerroux to represent clients on Cuban soil

29 March 2017

The Cuban government has authorised Mexican-Spanish firm AvaLerroux’s representation agreement with local firm Conabi, meaning the international firm can now visit the island to advise clients on foreign law.

Who represents Latin America's biggest companies?

10 March 2017

LACCA has released its landmark research into which law firms are regularly retained by the region's largest 100 companies.

Latin Lawyer launches industry-focused investment guide series

08 February 2017

Latin Lawyer is proud to present The Guide to Infrastructure and Energy Investment – the first in a new series of Latin Lawyer practice and industry investment guides.

LACCA Awards – last chance to vote!

LACCA Awards – last chance to vote!

19 August 2016

There is only one week left to nominate your favourite in-house lawyers and legal departments for LACCA’s third annual awards. 

LeniGas targets North America with Toronto listing

15 August 2016

The London and British Virgin Islands branches of offshore law firm Harneys have helped Cuban-focused investor LeniGas Cuba carry out a reverse takeover of Canadian listed-Knowlton Capital, allowing LeniGas to become a publicly held company in Canada and expanding its access to North American investors eager to enter Cuba’s opening economy.

Speakers confirmed for Latin Lawyer Tax Summit

15 July 2016

Big names from Dell, KMPG, the Florida International Bankers Association, the Panamanian Task Force on Financial Transparency and SABMiller are all confirmed for the first Latin Lawyer Tax Summit, to be held in Miami on 9 November.

LACCA Awards – voting now open!

11 July 2016

Nominate your favourite in-house lawyers and legal departments for the 3rd annual awards ceremony by Latin Lawyer's sister publication, LACCA.