Michael Diaz Jr.

Bolivia’s Anti-Corruption Colonel, Mario Fabrizio Ormachea, Arrested in Miami FBI Sting | Trial period set for October

September 25, 2013 Bolivia

Mario Fabrizio Ormachea, the colonel leading Bolivia’s Anti-Corruption Unit, is being held without bail in Miami, awaiting an October 21 trial period after being arrested in an August 31 Miami FBI sting operation where he attempted to extort $30,000 from former Aerosur Airlines owner and Diaz Reus client, Humberto Roca. (en Español) Shortly before arriving […]

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Miami, Florida. Trade Américas Expo. June 20-21.

June 14, 2013 EVENTS

Latin America has become one of the most dynamic growth regions in the world and a hotbed of commercial opportunity. With a US $4.8 trillion economy, 600 million citizens and a growing middle-class, the countries of Central and South America and the Caribbean represent markets of growing importance for businesses and institutions looking to increase […]

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U.S. Federal Judge Denies Dismissal of U.S. Auto Dealer’s Lawsuit Against Indian Truck Manufacturer Mahindra

March 11, 2013 Commentary

Mahindra duped hundreds of U.S. auto dealers and walked away with more than $60 million in cash and trade secrets. A federal lawsuit was filed in June 2012 against Mahindra & Mahindra, Ltd, and Mahindra USA, Inc., by dealerships in New Hampshire, Florida, California, New Jersey, and Washington. The commercial suit accused the Indian truck […]

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Bob Targ to speak at the International Symposium on Economic Crime, Cambridge, UK | Fall 2013

February 4, 2013 Anti-Money Laundering

The threats of serious financial crime and abuse in both the public and private sector are many. The resources that can be deployed in protecting both economies and institutions are best placed by taking preventive measures.  However, in the complex world in which we live, the issues are not always straightforward. In some instances, preventative […]

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Iraq Offers a Wide Range of Opportunities for Foreign Investors | But Not Without Challenges

October 3, 2012 Investment

As one of the world’s emerging markets, Iraq offers a wide range of opportunities for foreign investors. To stimulate investment and development of infrastructure projects, Iraq enacted several investment laws in 2006 at the federal and regional level. These laws are aimed at encouraging foreign investment that creates job opportunities for Iraqis as well as […]

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Opinion | Why U.S. Firms are Adding Jobs, but Mostly Overseas

April 27, 2012 Commentary

Today, the Wall Street Journal released data from their analysis of large U.S.-based multinational companies showing that global companies, aided by overseas revenue, are faring better than purely domestic companies during the economic recovery. “Nearly 60% of the revenue growth between 2009 and 2011 at the companies in the Journal’s analysis came from outside the […]

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DIAZ REUS OPENS OFFICES IN IRAQ

April 26, 2012 EVENTS

Diaz Reus & Targ has opened law offices in Iraq, further expanding our presence in the Middle East and reinforcing our long term commitment to the region. FIRST Major International U.S. Law Firm to Enter Post-war Iraq As the first major international U.S. law firm to enter post-war Iraq, our new offices provide us with […]

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Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists 2011 Conference

May 9, 2011 Anti-Money Laundering

Viva Las Vegas!   Las Vegas – September 19-21, 2011: The Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) ACAMS 10th Annual conference is packed with practical information including newly revamped and highly interactive sessions led by experts from leading global organizations. [See highlights below] Diaz Reus is pleased to be the Diamond Sponsor for this […]

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Cuba Attempts at Privitization

November 8, 2010 Caribbean

The Cuban Communist Party is expected to unveil a broader agenda for economic growth later this year or in early 2011, which could hint at preparations for a political transition to life beyond the aged Castro brothers.  Announcing public sector layoffs of over 10% of the nation’s 5.5 million workers and a plan to relax […]

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Five years after indictments, Tom DeLay gets his day in court

October 26, 2010 Commentary

Former United States House of Representatives Majority Leader, Tom DeLay—noted as a polarizing politician throughout the Bush years—will finally get his day in court next month to defend five-year-old charges of money laundering and conspiracy to commit money laundering. Appeals of pretrial rulings have repeatedly slowed down the case. Prosecutors accused DeLay and two others […]

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