Chadbourne's US-Cuba Task Force assists clients in assessing and complying with the recent reforms to US-Cuba diplomatic relations that relax restrictions on trade, telecommunications (including telecommunications infrastructure) and financial services. The easing of these restrictions is expected to facilitate US investment in Cuba and promote the growth of entrepreneurship and the Cuban private sector. Chadbourne's US-Cuba Task Force will not only assist with compliance with new regulations but also help our clients take advantage of new opportunities.
Our US-Cuba Task Force is led by Co-Heads Julissa Reynoso and Talbert I. Navia. Julissa is a partner in our International Arbitration practice who was the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State in charge of the Cuba, Central America and Caribbean Offices from 2009 to 2012 under Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. She also served as US Ambassador to Uruguay from 2012 until 2014. Talbert is Co-Head of Chadbourne’s Latin America and the Caribbean practice.
Chadbourne has been one of the major international law firms active in Latin America and the Caribbean. We represent clients in many of the highest profile transactions in the region, in such areas as mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, project finance, banking and restructurings. With offices both in Mexico and Brazil, the firm and our lawyers have received numerous accolades from publications including Chambers Latin America, Chambers Global, The Legal 500 Latin America, IFLR Americas, LatinFinance, Latin Lawyer and Hispanic Business, among others. The depth and breadth of Chadbourne’s Latin American practice is further reflected by the fact that we are ranked across six practice categories for international law firms Chambers Latin America.
Chadbourne's US-Cuba Task Force
Chadbourne’s strong network of contacts with governments and companies around the world has been instrumental in helping our clients conduct business in the face of changing regulations and finding the most beneficial strategic partnerships to accomplish their objectives.
Talbert Navia is co-head of the Latin America practice and head of the private funds group. Talbert has extensive experience representing US and Latin America-based corporate and private equity clients in a broad range of areas, including public-private partnerships, mergers and acquisitions,...
Julissa Reynoso is the former United States Ambassador to Uruguay. Ms. Reynoso also served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Central American, Caribbean and Cuban Affairs in the US Department of State. Prior to joining the US Department of State, Ms. Reynoso practiced at a major...