12 Pages Posted: 10 Mar 2010
Date Written: September 21, 2007
As Cuba transitions to the post-Castro era, the U.S. must consider re-engaging the island. The first step to lifting the embargo against Cuba under current U.S. law is resolution of property claims issues arising from Castro's 1959 nationalization policies. This is the executive summary of Creighton University's USAID funded report, the full version of which is available from the Law School.
Keywords: Cuba, Castro, nationalization, property claims, real estate, sugar mill, embargo, Libertad Act, Helms-Burton, international trade, Iran-U.S. Claims Tribunal, The Hague, Spanish Civil Code, tribunal
JEL Classification: K33, K39, K11
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Borchers, Patrick Joseph and Moreno, Erika and Witmer, Richard C. and Pearlstein, Arthur and Wunsch, James S. and Kelly, Michael J., Executive Summary: Report on the Resolution of Outstanding Property Claims between Cuba & the United States (September 21, 2007). Creighton Law Review, Vol. 41, No. 2, 2008. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1567548