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Study Group on Cuba


     
                                                                            José R. Cot, Chair

 


Upcoming Events:

SUMMER 2015
A variety of one-hour lunch programs will be held duirng Summer 2015 on different aspects of the changing landscape in Cuba.
Interested lawyers should make sure they are members of the Study Group on Cuba to receive prioroty notice of the meetings.

 


Recent Events:

June 2015
The Legal System in Cuba CLE

          NOBA’s 2014 Delegation to Cuba Report on the Cuban Supreme Court, Arbitration/Mediation, the Chamber of Commerce in Cuba,
          Constitutional Law, Maritime Law, Family Law, Private law firms (Bufetes), cultural aspects and even LSU football diplomacy.

The All-Star Cast of Panelists and Delegation to Cuba Members: 

Walter J. Leger, Jr., NOBA President, Moderator
Mark C. Surprenant, NOBA Past President
Philliip A. Wittman, NOBA Past President
Judy Y. Barrasso, NOBA President-Elect
Jose R. Cot, Chair, Study Group on Cuba
Mark A. Cunningham, NOBA Board of Directors & LSBA President
Jan M. Hayden, NOBA Board of Directors

August 2014
A Cuban Real Estate Market Revolution

Steve Striffler, Chair in Latin American Studies at the University of New Orleans and John Lovett, Associate Dean and Property Law Professor
at Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, who will discuss Cuba’s creation of a legal property market and what is purported to be
a significant loosening of the socialist dominance since the revolution in 1959.

May 2014
Expanding Horizons:
The Cuban port development’s impact on the Gulf South
 A discussion with Gary LaGrange, President & CEO, Port of New Orleans