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ABA Midyear Meeting 2017: Business in Cuba

It is now legal for Americans to travel to Cuba and bring home goodies like cigars and/or rum. Relations with Cuba have changed under the Obama administration and will likely continue to change while Trump is in the White House. In this report from On The Road, Laurence Colletti and special host Adam Camras discuss the United States’ legal ties to Cuba with Carolina Blanco, Peter Quinter, and Simons Chase. In their discussion, they cover Cuba’s role in U.S. economy, commercial opportunities there, and the wet foot, dry foot policy.

Peter Quinter is a shareholder and customs attorney in the Miami and Fort Lauderdale law offices of GrayRobinson. He is the chair of the Customs & International Trade Law Group.

Simons Chase is the co-founder and editor in chief of Cuba Journal, the leading website covering Cuba. He has over 20 years of media, technology, and principal investing experience.

Carolina Blanco is an associate in Hill Ward Henderson’s Litigation Group. Her practice covers an array of commercial litigation matters in federal and state court, with experience representing clients in a wide variety of business disputes.