Archive for the Latin America Category

The Helms-Burton Law: Uncertainty for investors in Cuba.

The Helms-Burton Law: Uncertainty for investors in Cuba.

After the lifting of the suspension of Title III of the Helms-Burton Act, there is still some caution and uncertainty when it comes to assessing U.S. embargo claims against Cuba. There is still a long way to go to establish parameters that are consolidated and accepted by

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Project Development and Corporate Law: IFLR1000

Project Development and Corporate Law: IFLR1000

Lupicinio International, recognised for its practice in Project Development and Corporate Law The law firm Lupicinio International Law Firm is recognized in the category of Corporate and Project Development for Spain. The practice is led by partners Luis Manuel García, Ángel Valdés and Salvador Escribano. Madrid, 30th

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Latin America

Latin America is the land of opportunity, but also of diversity. Most of the countries in this region are enjoying strong growth through international investment and aim to expand their borders even more. Nevertheless, doing business successfully in these economies requires caution and a focus on limiting

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International Sanctions: New Developments August-September 2019

International Sanctions: New Developments August-September 2019

In this newsletter, we summarize and analyze the latest updates on the imposition of international sanctions by the United States and the European Union. It covers the latest developments in Cuba, Ukraine, Venezuela, Iran and Nicaragua, as well as sanctions on anti-terrorism. We also provide recommendations for companies when

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Nicaragua Sanctions

Nicaragua Sanctions

OFAC issues regulations for the implementation of sanctions in Nicaragua On 5th September, OFAC issued a regulation to implement Executive Order (EO) 13851 related to the situation in Nicaragua, signed on 27th November 2018. The EO blocks the property of persons who served as officials to the

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Venezuela Sanctions

Venezuela Sanctions

Additional Sanctions to the Government of Venezuela On 5th August 2019, President Trump signed a new Executive Order (EO) related to Venezuela, which imposes additional sanctions on the country’s government. Section 1 of the Executive Order imposes “blocking sanctions” on the Venezuelan government. This translates into a

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