Since President Obama announced a new course in relations between the United States and Cuba, organizations and individuals alike have wondered what is possible when it comes to business opportunities in Cuba. Recent changes to Cuba’s foreign investment law and the significant amendments to the sanctions regime that have been enacted by Department of Commerce and the Department of the Treasure have only heightened interest from the U.S. business community. While this is a new and exciting time, the control that the Cuban government has over the economy and foreign investments and the continued validity of the embargo poses significant challenges. Join us for a practical discussion of what American companies can and cannot do in Cuba after the recent changes to the sanctions regime, what to expect when dealing with the Cuban government, and useful strategies to begin exploring business opportunities in Cuba.

Drinker Biddle’s Eduardo Guzmán and Joan Koenig discussed the current policies in place and the steps to take in order do business in Cuba.

Topics discussed include:

  • Overview of U.S. Policy Toward Cuba: Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Going
  • Changes to Sanctions Regime: What You Need to Know to Ensure Compliance
  • How to Take the Next Step: Exploring Business Opportunities in Cuba
  • Understanding the framework and culture of Cuba’s foreign investment system
Source: Drinker Biddle Webinar