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Cuban companies test jurisdictional hook of Helms-Burton case

By Sam Fry

09 October 2019

Cuban companies test jurisdictional hook of Helms-Burton case Credit: istock.com / MichelGuenette

Cuba’s state-owned oil company has challenged the legal reach of the US Helms-Burton Act by demanding the dismissal of a civil suit launched by ExxonMobil.