Robert I. Targ Tapped to Speak at Upcoming Anti-Money Laundering Conferences

Robert I. Targ, Diaz Reus & Targ founding partner and Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist, will be speaking at the Bahamas Association of Compliance Officers’ (BACO) annual anti-money laundering conference in Nassau on November 15, 2016.  His topic is “Compelling AML Lessons from Recent Corruption Cases and How to Safely Bank PEP’s.” On December 1, 2016, he will give…

Mexico Moves Forward With New Anti-Corruption Act

Corruption is a significant risk for companies doing business in Mexico: bribery is widespread, and business registration processes, including the obtainment of construction permits and licences, are negatively influenced by corruption. But the Mexican government is not standing still. Mexico’s new Anti-Corruption Act strengthens oversight of public officials and designates a Special Prosecutor to tackle…

Annual Guide to the World’s Leading Cross-border Investigations Practices Taps Diaz Reus for 2016

Léalo en Español aquí MIAMI – October 10, 2016 – Miami-based Diaz, Reus & Targ, LLP announced that the firm was selected to the prestigious 2016 Global Investigations Review annual guide, the GIR100. After thorough vetting of nominees, the GIR100 represents the top 100 law firms from around the world that are able to repeatedly handle sophisticated,…

Judge Rules Venezuelan Iron Ore Company an Agency or Instrumentality of Venezuela in $350 Million Mining Dispute

Léalo en Español aquí MIAMI – October 6, 2016 — United States District Judge Andrew Carter of the Southern District of New York recently ruled that Venezuela’s iron ore company C.V.G. Ferrominera Orinoco, C.A. (FMO) is an “agency or instrumentality” of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. The court’s determination could potentially derail a $350 million…

Michael Diaz, Jr. Selected to The Best Lawyers in America for 2017

Miami FL — August 15, 2016 — Diaz Reus Global Managing Partner Michael Diaz, Jr. has been recognized in the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America© for his work in International Arbitration – Governmental.  Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based…