Law

Why wouldn’t a California resident be entitled to prosecute a lawsuit against Florida companies in Florida?

June 27, 2013 Latin America

The question seems simple enough.  But it took an appeal to the Florida Supreme Court to find the answer – an answer that will have a significant impact on the rights of U.S. litigants in lawsuits that have some relationship to events occurring abroad. The case began when a California resident booked a family vacation […]

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Private Equity and Hedge Fund Investments in Bank Holding Companies: Finding a Safe Harbor in the Federal Reserve’s Regulatory Maze

September 8, 2011 Federal Reserve

Guest post by Xingjian Zhao, Diaz Reus & Targ, LLP Bank Holding Company Act and Change in Bank Control Act are two laws that affect investment in bank holding companies. The credit crisis that gripped U.S. and global financial markets, and the ensuing economic meltdown, have created fresh investment opportunities for private equity and hedge […]

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Diaz Reus Blunts Criminal Sentence for Taiwanese Businessman’s OFAC Violation

August 31, 2010 China

Diaz, Reus & Targ, LLP Successfully Blunts Criminal Sentence For Taiwanese Businessman’s OFAC Violation (U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida – Case Number 10-20246-CR-Jordan) On Friday, August 27, Taiwanese businessman Yi-Lan “Kevin” Chen was sentenced to 3 1/2 years in federal prison by U.S. District Court Judge Adalberto Jordan, successfully avoiding a severe sentence […]

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Federal Court’s Decision Limits RICO’s Reach Outside U.S

August 26, 2010 Financial Fraud

New York, NY (PRWEB) August 25, 2010 Federal Court’s Decision Limits RICO’s Reach Outside U.S. Yesterday, a federal court in New York dismissed a RICO lawsuit brought by one of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez’s most vocal critics, Eligio Cedeno. Mr. Cedeno, a fugitive from the Venezuelan justice system who is currently in Miami, Florida, sued […]

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Guevara Reward in Peru Spy Case Blocked by 11th Circuit

June 27, 2010 International Assets

In December 2000, Jose Guevara, a former Venezuelan intelligence agent, was introduced by his second cousin to an international fugitive, the target of an international manhunt. Then, spurred in part by the allure of a $5 million reward, Guevara helped authorities capture the fugitive, former Peruvian spy master Vladimiro Montesinos. Montesinos’ capture was considered a […]

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Empowering In-house Counsel : 2010 World Expo in Shanghi China

June 13, 2010 China

Mexico looks to tap Chinese investors and promote trade Mexico looks to World Expo to tap Chinese investors and promote trade.  Eager to promote international trade between Mexico and China (and Asia more generally), ProMexico – the government institution responsible for strengthening Mexico’s participation in the global economy – has entered into an exclusive agreement […]

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