El cártel de Sinaloa y el de los Soles, al que ligan a Nicolás Maduro, trafican droga a EEUU desde hace 20 años: Mike Vigil.

La relación con la organización criminal a la que el gobierno de EEUU ligó a Nicolás Maduro y el cártel mexicano habría iniciado en los años noventa gracias a negociaciones hechas por enviados de Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán Loera. El cártel de Sinaloa y el cártel de los Soles en Venezuela encontraron desde finales de los años noventa una ruta segura que les permite traficar drogas desde Colombia a Estados Unidos, así lo señaló el ex director de Operaciones Internacionales de la DEA (Agencia Antidrogas Estadounidense), Mike Vigil.

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”) and what it means for your business.

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”) and what it means for your business. Today, the President signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (“Cares Act”), which provides non-recourse loans of up to $10,000,000.00 for eligible businesses which continued to pay salaries and other business expenses during the…

Feds charge Venezuelan President Maduro, other top officials with narco-terrorism

In a stunning announcement amid the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. Justice Department announced Thursday that Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro and several other government officials have been charged with turning Venezuela into a narco-state by collaborating with a leftist Colombian guerrilla group that exported tons of cocaine to the United States…

Businessman Receives Criminal Conviction for Violating OFAC Sanctions

On March 16, 2020, a New York jury convicted businessman Sadr Hashemi Nejad for orchestrating a scheme to funnel millions of dollars in payments to Iranian individuals and entities through the U.S. financial system, in violation of OFAC Sanctions. Specifically, the jury found that Sadr created a network of bank accounts and front companies to conceal the beneficiaries of funds stemming from a construction contract executed between Sadr’s family business and a subsidiary of Petroleos de Venezuela S.A. Sadr also lied about the owners of the front companies when asked by the banks, altered payment vouchers, and backdated contracts to mislead banks about the source of the funds.

The Force Majeure Clause: Contractual Rights to be Center Stage in COVID-19 Virus Response

Each passing day of the COVID-19 pandemic brings new challenges, with government officials saying it could be, at best, months before we return to normalcy.

In the midst of the economic upheaval and looming cash flow restrictions that are resulting from increasingly harsh measures to control the pandemic, business leaders at all levels are asking themselves: What are my contract obligations, and how do I meet them? Part of that assessment must include an analysis of the “force majeure” clause in a contract.