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International Law Quarterly - The Development of the Cuba-United States Relationship

Cuba's relationship with the United States goes back to the end of the eighteenth century when the Spanish Crown opened its territories, including Cuba, for trade, and Cuban ports became major places of business for American merchants.

Fall 2016

The New York Times - Culture Gap Impedes U.S. Business Efforts for Trade With Cuba

Cuba has made it clear that it will not alter the way it does business to suit American needs.

12 March 2016

The Wall Street Journal - The Morning Risk Report: U.S., Cuba Relations, a Year Later

The Wall Street Journal quoted partner Stephen Propst in the article, “The Morning Risk Report: U.S., Cuba Relations, a Year Later” about the potential increase in business relations between U.S. and Cuba.

9 December 2015

The Lawyer - McDermott set to lead as international firms prepare for Cuban future

As McDermott Will & Emery sets its sights on Cuba to launch a full-service venture, The Lawyer explores whether the long-forbidden island will become the next big destination for international firms.

5 August 2015

Law 360 - Cuba Removal From Terrorism List Will Have Limited Impact

Concerning the numerous barriers remaining to doing business in Cuba.

28 April 2015

The New York Times - Barriers Remain for American Business in Cuba

Opportunities for U.S. law firms in Cuba following President Obama’s announcement that diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Cuba would be restored, quotes Stephen Propst.

15 April 2015

The American Lawyer - Competing in a New Cuba

President Obama’s decision to open diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Cuba impacts the legal industry.

17 December 2014

EBR’s live show - “The Fresh Outlook”

Partner Stephen Propst was a guest on EBR’s live show, “The Fresh Outlook”, regarding the removal of Cuba from the State Department’s State Sponsors of Terrorism list.

18 April 2014

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