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…

Sustainable development could boost Colombia’s financial system

Though it has navigated the global slump in oil prices better than some of its neighbors, Colombia’s economy has still not been immune, as shown by indicators including slowing business volumes. Latin America Financial Services Adviser asks: Will Colombian Banks Thrive in the Months Ahead? How are Colombia’s current economic conditions affecting the country’s financial services…

Marta Colomar-Garcia

Marta Colomar-Garcia Named as Top 100 Female Lawyer Specializing in Latin America

April 11, 2016 –  MIAMI – The editorial staff of Latinvex has announced their selection of the top 100 female lawyers specializing in Latin America among international law firms. Diaz Reus is pleased to announce that Partner Marta Colomar-Garcia is among those recognized, earning distinction for her achievement in the area of litigation and arbitration in Latin…

Panamanian Law Firms Have A Requirement to Report

Diaz Reus Global Managing Partner Michael Diaz, Jr. was interviewed by WLRN-Miami Herald News’ Americas correspondent covering Latin America and the Caribbean, Tim Padgett, regarding the implications of the Panama Papers controversy and what it means to Miami and Panama City.  Listen to the broadcast segment here.  Follows is the transcript: Law Firm Leak A Wake-Up Call For Panama Authorities…