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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Novel Approaches To U.S. Investor Visas Opening New Opportunities

February 13, 2013 Caribbean

Perhaps the most direct and efficient way to obtain residency in the United States, if you have the resources, is through an EB5, or “investment” visa. A recent news item reports that a hotelier in Miami Beach is taking an interesting approach. And, the City of Miami is also getting in on the act, according […]

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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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Spain: What corporations doing business in Europe should know…

November 7, 2012 Commentary

From The Daily Business Review (Nov. 4, 2012): commentary by Robert Kiss, Diaz Reus & Targ associate attorney, on the impact of further Eurozone bailouts for corporations doing business in Europe. SPAIN Despite the best efforts of the Spanish people and Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, the European Union will almost certainly need to bail out […]

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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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Will Moody’s Downgrades Affect Latin American Banking Operations?

July 15, 2012 Brazil

Moody’s Investors Service on June 21, 2012 downgraded more than a dozen major banks as they grapple with declining profitability and a weakening global economic environment. Q: Will the downgrades affect the banks’ businesses in Latin America and their customers in the region? Will the downgrades create opportunities for smaller financial institutions in Latin America? […]

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Global Vehicles vs. Mahindra & Mahindra | A case of fraud, misrepresentation and conspiracy

June 12, 2012 Financial Fraud

A bag of false promises. When someone makes a promise then doesn’t deliver on that promise, the normal reaction for the duped is disappointment. But, when a major international truck manufacturer signs a contract with a franchisee dealer that requires significant advance costs, then manipulates the details in such a way that they take the […]

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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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