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Trade and Foreign Investment in Cuba: New Legal Framework
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. U.S. CDT

Understanding the current circumstances facing the Republic of Cuba will help to take advantage of opportunities for the promotion as well as the protection of foreign investment and trade which have motivated the firm to launch ‘Cuban Desk’ as a step prior to the eventual opening of an office in Cuba.

This webinar will focus on Cuban business law, the legal framework for foreign investment and the specific aspects thereof, including the different modalities and different regimes protected by the Law. The participants will learn legal framework for investments at the Mariel Special Development Zone, and detailed the requirements for import and export operations. The current forms for foreign operations will be reviewed and the trend toward the use of branches of foreign corporations in Cuba.

The Cuban Desk of Russin, Vecchi & Heredia Bonetti is multi-jurisdictional team of professionals created to provide expert legal advice and guidance in all matters related to trade and investment in Cuba. It includes Georges Santoni Recio, Managing Partner of Russin, Vecchi & Heredia Bonetti, a Dominican lawyer with over 35 years of experience advising clients in trade and investment matters; Luis Lucas Rodriguez, a fully-qualified Cuban lawyer, admitted to the Bar in Cuba and resident in the Dominican Republic, with equally broad experience advising clients doing business in Cuba and particularly in the transportation field. More information:


To Register

Once you have registered, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions on how to join the conference.*

About the Presenters

  Georges Santoni
Russin, Vecchi &
Heredia Bonetti

Georges Santoni Recio is recognized expert for over three decades in all aspects of business law and commercial litigation. Only one of two Dominican lawyers to have been continuously ranked as “Leading individual – Band 1 – in Corporate/Commercial” since 2003, the first Chambers ranking in the country. Perfectly fluent in English and French, as well as his native Spanish. Managing partner since 2000.

  Luis Lucas
of counsel for
Cuban desk
Russin, Vecchi &
Heredia Bonetti

Luis Lucas Rodriguez has provided assistance and representation for clients from different jurisdictions in matters of international commerce and investment, particularly as a judicial advisor of the Cuban legislation. Representing clients from different jurisdictions also in matters of economic recruitment, mercantile matters, maritime corporate, aviation and financial; including judicial disputes, arbitration and ad hoc mediation.

*Please Note: If you are unable to attend at the above time or if you do not receive the referenced confirmation email, please email
Krystle Dahl. A recording of the webinar will be available approximately one week after the webinar and can be sent directly to you.

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