Cuba

More US lawsuits over seized Cuban assets on the horizon

Over a dozen companies could face US lawsuits for trafficking in property seized by Fidel Castro’s government as enforcement of a long-blocked Cuban embargo law appears to be ramping up.

Akin Gump and Uría Menéndez in milestone US-Cuban JV

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP in Washington, DC and Philadelphia and Uría Menéndez’s Cuban desk have helped US medical centre Roswell Park create a biotech joint venture with Cuban cancer research group Center for Molecular Immunology (CIM), the first of its kind between the US and Cuba.

The devil in the detail

While many lawyers believe US businesses with investments in Cuba are unfazed by President Donald Trump's proposed changes to US-Cuba policy, a number have raised concerns about the implementation of clear-cut regulations to guide companies' operations on the island. Emilio Demetriou-Jones reports

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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