Chambers Partners Latin America 2020

Lupicinio International Law Firm is recognized as one of the greatest experts in Cuba

  • The law firm Lupicinio International Law Firm is listed for the third consecutive year in band 2, in the category of corporate law for Cuba.


Chambers Cuba 2020

On Friday, November 22, the Chambers & Partners Awards Ceremony was held at Loews Hotel in Miami. It is the third consecutive year that Lupicinio International Law Firm (LILF) has been recognized in the prestigious ranking for Latin America. Olga Pina, partner of Shutts & Bowen in the Tampa office attended the event on behalf of Lupicinio Rodriguez, the managing partner of LILF, and Ana M. Camacho, director of international trade and sanctions. The firm was awarded Band 2 in the Commercial Law category for its experience in Cuba. Also, the coordinator for Cuba, Imara Betancourt, was mentioned as a prominent associate in this jurisdiction.

The legal guide Chambers & Partners, which since 1990 publishes one of the most prestigious international listings of law firms and lawyers, announced the outstanding firms of 2020, emphasizing the consolidated presence of Lupicinio International Law Firm in the country: “It is a company with a respected and extensive practice in Cuba. It assists clients with commercial agreements, joint ventures and the establishment of operations on the island, particularly in the Mariel Special Development Zone. It also advises banks on commercial loans to Cuban state-owned enterprises.¨

With respect to the most relevant operations, he distinguishes the advice to the Development Bank of China with the revision of contracts and with the concession of two loan agreements between the client and the National Bank of Cuba.

The same directory points out in its Latin America guide 2018 that the firm “has a permanent presence in Havana that reassures the client to a great extent, since its advisory work is precise”. The guide also highlighted the Firm’s extensive knowledge of the Cuban market, making it a key contact for international companies requiring corporate assistance in the region.

The managing partner, Lupicinio Rodríguez, has reaffirmed the firm’s commitment to this jurisdiction: “The sector-centered experience of our international team ensures that we understand the industries and can adapt the advice to the real commercial problems at stake. In Cuba, he highlighted the Firm’s specialization in a variety of sectors including infrastructure, energy (oil and gas, mining and renewable energy resources), health, banking, tourism, transportation and government services.

The team in the country is led by Luis Manuel García, Ana M. Camacho, Imara Betancourt, Marina Paradela y José Luis Iriarte.

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