Doing Business in Cuba: Commercial Litigation and Other Legal Servicess

Ralph Patino has been the vanguard of Cuban-American policy reform for over a decade. As a member of the Council of the America’s Cuba working group, Mr. Patino has been a leading voice of progressive discussions with political, public, and key industry figures, in an effort to invigorate the future of U.S.-Cuba relations. Currently, Ralph Patino shares in joint efforts with the Engage Cuba Coalition—a bipartisan congressional committee at the forefront of the Cuban legislative reform effort. In addition, Mr. Patino works closely with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, U.S.-Cuba Business Council, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs—Cuba, Caribbean Policy Committee, and sits as a founding member of #CUBANOW.

Through all of Mr. Patino’s efforts, his immediate goals of U.S.-Cuba relations include creating a greater exchange between U.S. and Cuban civil society; embedding U.S. business in Cuba to create a better exchange of information and technology, with the ultimate goal of promoting a more progressive and less stringent relationship with Cuba. Our passionate group of attorneys and specialists regularly handle complex Cuba-related matters, utilizing resources and relationships with officials at the U.S. Departments of State, Commerce, and Treasury. In fact, Mr. Patino, himself, has sat at the table amongst President Barrack Obama, Senator John Kerry, and Emilio Estefan to bring forth change straight from the White House. Patino & Associates has likewise acquired and maintained high-level relationships in Cuba with individuals dealing directly with the implementation of American business on the island.

Patino & Associates can provide you with top-notch legal and regulatory guidance, business development, support with government affairs, market research, facilitation of meetings with ambassadors, corporate principles, the Minister of Cuba, and more. Using our collaborative efforts with U.S. and international firms as special counsel, you can rest assured we will provide optimal results, no matter the complexity of the project. Several key areas of expertise include but are not limited to:

  • Business Development and Strategy Formulation
  • Deal Structuring
  • Financial Services and Insurance
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Telecommunications
  • Technology
  • Infrastructure
  • Consumer and Retail

Call us today at (305) 443-6163. We have bilingual attorneys, paralegals, and support staff, many of whom are Cuban-Americans familiar with the rich history of Cuba, its culture and traditions. We look forward to assisting you in your Cuba endeavors.

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