Concesionarios de Carros en Estado Unidos Demandan Al Principal Accionista de Ssangyon’s por Fraude y Conspiractión.

ATLANTA, GA (Junio 5) –  Los concesionarios de carros en EE.UU de todo el país presentaron una demanda el pasado lunes contra el fabricante de carros y camionetas Mahindra & Mahindra, Ltd., quien es el principal dueño de SSANGYONG, por fraude, tergiversación y conspiración. La demanda alega que Mahindra embaucó a cientos de concesionarios de…

Legal Counsel for Venezuela’s Banco Latino Earns Diaz Reus “Most Effective Lawyers”: International Law

Diaz Reus partners Michael Diaz, Jr. and Gary E. Davidson were recently recognized by South Florida’s Daily Business Review as the 2011 “Most Effective Lawyers” in the international law category for their successful efforts as legal counsel for Venezuela’s Banco Latino, which sued Milagros Cisneros Fajardo, a wealthy Venezuelan whose mining company defaulted on a $9.25 million…

The NAFTA of the Pacific

On November 12, 2011, leaders of the nine Trans-Pacific Partnership countries – Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia, Vietnam, Singapore, Brunei, Peru, Chile and the United States – announced that they haD reached initial consensus on drafting an ambitious, 21st-century Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement that will enhance trade and investment among the TPP partner countries. The TPP…

Investor-State Arbitration Provisions under Colombian-US Free Trade Agreement

Chapter 11 of the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was the first international trade agreement provision to give foreign investors a direct cause of action for investment disputes against the host government in a binding international tribunal, commonly known as “investor-state arbitration.”  However, NAFTA investor-state arbitration continues to be a source of debate.  Critics…

Protecting Your Trademark in the UAE

Most company executives often focus on setting up businesses in new jurisdictions, expanding an existing business or improving the quality of their goods or services. However, they often overlook the critical need to protect their valuable trademarks in the enthusiasm of increasing profitability of the company. Achieving immediate business goals is crucial, but it is…

Sanctions in Iran: How Effective Are they?

Sanctions are increasingly used to combat terrorism and to discourage regimes or individuals from acting in ways condemned by the international community or individual nations. However, the burning question is—How effective are these sanctions? In Iran’s case, economic sanctions have not stopped Iran’s leaders from moving forward with a nuclear program. They have instead prompted…