About Augusto E. Maxwell

Augusto E. Maxwell is chair of Akerman’s Cuba practice, assisting clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to individuals to develop viable business interests on the island. Gus is Cuban-American, and clients appreciate his first-hand knowledge and understanding of Cuba’s culture, government, and business climate. Working on normalisation since 2003, he has led discussions between US and Cuban government officials and industry leaders on the realities of establishing ongoing business relations between the two nations. His significant experience, familiarity with the marketplace, and pragmatic long-term vision allow him to frame client issues from both nations’ perspectives.


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