Tag Archives: Cuba

Controversial New Fund May Further Normalization Efforts with Cuba

Private judgments worth millions of dollars against the Cuban government have been a hindrance to normalizing U.S.-Cuba relations. Meanwhile, many of the victims who won those judgments have long given up on ever recovering a dime. But there is new hope for those victims of state-sponsored terrorism, according to Bilzin Sumberg attorneys José M. Ferrer … Continue Reading

An Update on U.S.-Cuba Sanction Relations, CLE Program

Bilzin Sumberg Litigation Associate, Yasmin Fernandez-Acuna, spoke on a CLE panel with the Black Asian Latino Law Students Association (BALLSA) Alumni Group of Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, on the topic of US-Cuba Sanction Relations. Other panelists included Erich Ferrari, Founder and Principal of Ferrari & Associates P.C.; Peter Kucik, Principal of Inle Advisory … Continue Reading

What Cuba Wants From Investors

American investors have made their way into Cuba. Just this week, the U.S. Treasury Department has approved the first significant U.S. business investment in Cuba since 1959: the Oggun tractor factory. This plant represents a $5 million to $10 million investment by an American company in Cuba. Both countries seem serious about moving their recently-resurrected commercial … Continue Reading

Cuba’s telecommunications industry and Miami’s expanding Silicon Beach

The social and familial ties Miami has to Latin America are well known. What may be less obvious are its network connections. Miami is ranked as one of the top-five most connected cities in the world. Miami’s growing telecommunications industry, including the eMerge Americas movement, has earned it the name “Silicon Beach.” About 90% of … Continue Reading
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