The Knowledge Group Has Scheduled a Live Webcast on Trade and Foreign Investment in Cuba: Opportunities and Pitfalls

Top Quote The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, announced today that it has scheduled a live webcast entitled: Trade and Foreign Investment in Cuba: Opportunities and Pitfalls LIVE Webcast. End Quote
  • New York, NY (1888PressRelease) February 13, 2018 - This event is scheduled on February 21, 2018 at 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM ET.

    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

    Speakers/Faculty Panel
    Matthew S. Borman
    Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Export Administration
    U.S. Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security

    Gregory Biniowsky
    Gowling WLP (Canada) LLP

    Aliette D. Rodz
    Shutts & Bowen LLP

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    The Knowledge Group brings together the world's leading authorities and industry participants through informative two-hour webcasts that study the impact of changing regulations and help businesses succeed through proper regulatory compliance.

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