Aliette D. Rodz, Partner, Shutts & Bowen LLP, to Speak at TKG's Trade and Foreign Investment in Cuba: Opportunities and Pitfalls Webcast

Top Quote The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Aliette D. Rodz, Partner, Shutts & Bowen LLP will speak at The Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Trade and Foreign Investment in Cuba: Opportunities and Pitfalls LIVE Webcast". End Quote
  • New York, NY (1888PressRelease) February 08, 2018 - This event is scheduled for February 21, 2018 from 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM (ET).

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    About Aliette D. Rodz
    Aliette DelPozo Rodz is a partner in the Miami office of Shutts & Bowen LLP, where she is a member of the Business Litigation Group, Chair of the Cuba Task Force, Chair of the firm’s Diversity Committee, and Co-Chair of the firm’s Focus on Women Group. Aliette serves as lead trial counsel for companies involved in disputes in state and federal courts and in arbitration and before administrative agencies. She handles all aspects of litigation across numerous industries.

    Aliette has experience litigating across numerous industries, including real estate, banking, creditors' rights, construction, insurance, gaming, professional services and aviation. She has represented oil companies, banks, casinos, funds, hospitals, large land proprietors and developers in complex business disputes, commercial and residential foreclosures, bank and creditors' rights litigation, insurance litigation, consumer credit, contract disputes, ERISA, landlord-tenant litigation, libel, negligence, and personal injury.

    About Shutts & Bowen LLP
    Shutts & Bowen LLP is a full-service law firm with a deep connection to Florida's history, a commitment to excellent service for its clients and community, and a focus on diversity in the workplace. For more than 100 years, Shutts has been opening doors to business clients with sophisticated, cutting-edge legal skills from Florida's top legal talent.

    The firm employs approximately 270 attorneys who focus on more than 30 distinct practice areas, including litigation, construction, financial services, hospitality, insurance, real estate, taxation and trusts and estates. At Shutts, attorneys are committed to offering sophisticated legal services efficiently and responsively. They always strive to provide the highest degree of professionalism and passion for their work.

    Shutts & Bowen's attorneys work in an environment where people are recognized for their value as individuals, giving them the autonomy and freedom to best serve their clients.

    Event Synopsis:
    Late last year, Cuba’s Ministry of Foreign Trade and Investment (MINCEX) released the list of its latest projects open to foreign participation. The 297-page compilation which is entitled “Portfolio of Opportunities for Foreign Investment” for 2016-2017 offers an impressive number of business opportunities, which is insofar the highest since 2014. The step, which is viewed as one of the country's strategies to boost its slow-paced foreign investment, caters varied business ventures and opportunities including but not limited to healthcare, tourism, transportation, mining and agriculture.

    In this LIVE Webcast, a panel of thought leaders and practitioners assembled by The Knowledge Group will discuss the significant and latest issues revolving on the Trade and Foreign Investment in Cuba. Speakers, among other things, will delve into the current conditions of Cuba's trade policies and strategies, including the opportunities and pitfalls of its plans, the implications of its legal framework and other important matters.

    Some of the major topics that will be covered in this course are:
    • Overview of Cuba's Foreign Trade and Investment Laws
    • Cuban Trade Policies and Strategies
    • Latest News and Updates
    • Implications of Cuba’s Legal Structure on Trade and Foreign Investment
    • Current Conditions of Foreign Business Ventures
    • Opportunities and Pitfalls

    About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
    The Knowledge Congress was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register to an event, please visit:

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