Gregory Biniowsky, Consultant, Gowling WLP (Canada) LLP, to Speak at TKG's Trade and Foreign Investment in Cuba: Opportunities and Pitfalls LIVE Webcast

New York, NY February 13, 2018 – This event is scheduled for February 21, 2018 from 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM (ET).

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About Gregory Biniowsky
Gregory Biniowsky is a Canadian lawyer and political scientist who has been living and working in Cuba for the past 20 years.

Presently, Gregory is the Havana-based business consultant for Gowling WLG. He has experience in providing strategic advice to companies assessing potential ventures in Cuba, assisting clients in navigating the complexities of the Cuban legal, political and economic systems, and has assisted in the negotiation of investment projects in Cuba on behalf of foreign investors.

Gregory's professional work in Cuba has also included working as a consultant for Canadian and European business ventures, a consultant for the United Nations development program in Cuba, a consultant overseeing development funds of the Canadian International Development Agency, and as a locally based consultant for the Canadian Embassy in Havana.

About Gowling WLP (Canada) LLP
Gowling WLG is an international law firm created by the combination of Gowlings, a leading Canadian law firm, and Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co (WLG), a leading U.K.-based international law firm.

With more than 1,400 legal professionals in 19 cities across Canada, the U.K., Continental Europe, the Middle East and Asia, Gowling WLG provides clients with top-tier legal advice at home and abroad in a range of areas.

Our clients have access to in-depth expertise and experience in key global sectors, including advanced manufacturing, energy, financial services, infrastructure, life sciences, natural resources, real estate and tech.

We see the world through our clients’ eyes, and collaborate across countries, offices, service areas and sectors to help them succeed — no matter how challenging the circumstances. Our culture is, above all, about people and teams, based on our belief in the power of relationships to deliver tangible business results.

Event Synopsis:
Late last year, Cuba’s Ministry of Foreign Trade and Investment (MINCEX) released the list of its latest projects open to foreign participation. The 297-page compilation which is entitled “Portfolio of Opportunities for Foreign Investment” for 2016-2017 offers an impressive number of business opportunities, which is insofar the highest since 2014. The step, which is viewed as one of the country's strategies to boost its slow-paced foreign investment, caters varied business ventures and opportunities including but not limited to healthcare, tourism, transportation, mining and agriculture.

In this LIVE Webcast, a panel of thought leaders and practitioners assembled by The Knowledge Group will discuss the significant and latest issues revolving on the Trade and Foreign Investment in Cuba. Speakers, among other things, will delve into the current conditions of Cuba's trade policies and strategies, including the opportunities and pitfalls of its plans, the implications of its legal framework and other important matters.

Some of the major topics that will be covered in this course are:
• Overview of Cuba's Foreign Trade and Investment Laws
• Cuban Trade Policies and Strategies
• Latest News and Updates
• Implications of Cuba’s Legal Structure on Trade and Foreign Investment
• Current Conditions of Foreign Business Ventures
• Opportunities and Pitfalls

About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
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