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Miami Herald: Settling U.S. business, property claims against Cuba poses challenges

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Saturday, 20 December 2014 11:12

Mauricio Tamargo with Poblete Tamargo was quoted in today's Miami Herald: “It’s going to be quite an involved process to find a way to settle these claims, because Cuba doesn’t have $7 billion,” said Mauricio Tamargo, a partner at the law firm Poblete Tamargo LLP, who chaired the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission from 2002 to 2010 and more recently began representing some big claimants. “There is going to have to be some creative thinking to settle this debt.’’ You can read the entire story, here.

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PT Law Expert on CNBC: Cuba, Buyer Beware

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Thursday, 18 December 2014 00:00

Screen Shot 2014-12-20 at 5.48.49 AM(Washington, DC) President Barack Obama announced yesterday a series of historic changes in U.S.-Cuba relations that will likely result in significant changes to U.S. law and policy. 

To discuss the potential impact on US businesses of this matter, Poblete Tamargo's Jason Poblete was a guest this morning on CNBC's Squawk Box.

There are two key points that Poblete has stressed for several years about potential investments in Cuba that he shared with CNBC in March 27 phone interview, and stressed again this week: You need a stable legal system that protects investor rights and has a path to resolve disputes. At this juncture, neither exists.

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POLITICO: The Democrats' risky Cuba bet

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Wednesday, 17 December 2014 19:41

(Miami, Florida) PT Law Senior Policy Advisor Andy Gomez was quoted in POLITICO this week on the potential impact on US electoral politics of President Barack Obama's decision to pursue a new approach for US-Cuba relations. The "2000 (Elian Gonzalez) raid was also a turning point ... [w]e’ve come to terms that this has been going on for 55 years and there have never been major changes,” he said. “I would say Elian Gonzalez was a real turning point in people starting to question how effective American policy is.” You can read the entire POLITICO story here.

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CBS 4 Miami: President Obama Announces Major Changes In US/Cuba Policy

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Wednesday, 17 December 2014 11:52

Poblete Tamargo Attorney Jason Poblete was interviewed by CBS 4 Miami reporter Elliot Rodriguez on President Obama's announcement earlier today that the United States would be seeking a different approach with regards to Cuba.

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Miami Herald: After a half century, a thaw in U.S.-Cuba ties

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Wednesday, 17 December 2014 11:24

Poblete Tamargo's Senior Policy Advisor Andy Gomez was quoted in the Miami Herald on today's announcement that the United States may be easing economic sanctions on Cuba: Miamian Andy Gomez, a senior policy adviser for the Poblete Tamargo law firm in Washington, said he was taking the news of changes with a grain of salt. “Business is driving politics to a great extent,” he said. “I’m very cautious. I need to see what the next meeting in Havana will bring.” You can read the entire Miami Herald story, here.

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Data Privacy: How Proactive Are You?

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Saturday, 08 November 2014 20:16

By Arthur Freyre, Esq.

The Florida Information Protection Act (FIPA) became law this past summer. FIPA requires that all entities need to take reasonable measures to protect personal information. For more information regarding FIPA, please my prior FIPA post. It will give you general overview of the law.

When defining reasonable measure, FIPA did not give a definition. This is such a new area of the law and, as such, it is to be expected; however, there is guidance available from various sources. For example, the International Association of Privacy Professional released a study of Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) enforcement actions regarding data privacy.

Read the rest of the blog post here.

 

Playing The Cuba Card: Can South Florida Escape Its Political Addiction?

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Thursday, 06 November 2014 17:20

(Coral Gables, Florida) Dr. Andy Gomez, Senior Advisor with Poblete Tamargo, was interviewed this week by National Public Radio (NPR) as part of a story that discusses how U.S.-Cuba policy makes its way into South Florida political campaigns. 

“Sure we care about Cuba,” Gomez told NPR. “But Cuba is no longer a top priority” in these elections. "Gomez in fact worries that episodes like this encourage the stereotype that Cuban-Americans are emotionally obsessed with Cuba to the exclusion of other issues like the economy.

"It reflects, he says, “taking a step back in terms of the maturity that the Cuban-American community has shown in terms of politics. Every once in a while we fall back into the politics of passion, and this is what we were seeing between Curbelo and Garcia” Congressional campaign. 

You can listen to the entire interview here.

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Gomez Talks About New Book, Social Challenges Facing Cuba

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Tuesday, 09 September 2014 09:57

(Miami, Florida) Dr. Andy Gomez, a senior advisor with Poblete Tamargo in Miami, was recently interviewed about his latest book, Social Challenges Facing Cuba.

Since the fall of the Soviet Union, there has been a rapid transition from communist regimes to more democratic forms of governments around the world. In most of these situations, the changes and pre-transition analyses have focused on the areas of political and economic transformation while paying very little attention to the impact such dramatic changes have on the people.

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US and EU Impose New Round of Russia Sanctions, Poblete Discusses on CNBC Squawk Box

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Wednesday, 30 July 2014 13:47

(Washington, DC) The European Union and the United States yesterday announced a new round of economic sanctions yesterday targeting Russia for its ongoing activities in the Ukraine. To discuss the potential impact of these new round of sanctions, Poblete Tamargo's Jason Poblete was a guest this morning on CNBC Squawk Box. Video is embedded below:

 

 

PT Law Senior Policy Advisor Dr. Gomez Comments on Putin's Visit to Cuba

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Wednesday, 30 July 2014 13:35

(Coral Gables, Florida) Poblete Tamargo Senior Policy Advisor, Dr. Andy Gomez, was recently interviewed by El Nuevo Herald and the Miami Herald about Russian President Vladimir Putin's recent visit to Cuba:

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