Michael Diaz Jr. - Diaz Reus International Law Firm

Miami Tower at International Place 100 S.E. Second Street, Suite 2600
Miami, Florida 33131, United States

Contact: Michael Diaz Jr.

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  • +1 (305) 375-8050

Cybersecurity: How well are Latin American banks protected against cyber attacks?

Inter-American Dialogue's Latin America Advisor asked Marcela Cristina Blanco, associate attorney in Diaz Reus’ Bogota, Colombia office: How Well Do Latin American Banks Protect Against Cyber Attacks?…more
| Criminal Law, Finance & Banking, Privacy, International Law & Trade, Science, Computers, & Technology

Venezuela Sees Lawsuit Dismissed Under FSIA

A company arguing that the Venezuelan government is preventing it from claiming US$400 million from the Lehman Brothers’ estate has seen its case thrown out by a New York court on grounds of lack of jurisdiction. The…more
| Civil Procedure, Finance & Banking, International Law & Trade

Implications of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, FATCA

Protecting domestic revenue is just one of several reasons why G-20 nations are cracking down on tax havens. Other reasons include their desire to track the international flow of funds used for terrorist activity or money…more
| International Law & Trade, Taxation

Can't We All Just Get Along?

The benefits to mediation over litigation are substantial: it’s ultimately less expensive than proceeding to trial; it saves time; and it avoids the hidden costs of litigation, which often include reduced productivity and,…more
| Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Law Practice Products & Services

The Current State of Islamic Finance in the Gulf Co-operation Council

Shari’ah-compliant finance and banking has mushroomed in recent years despite its prohibition on accepting interest on loans and its application of other limiting Islamic principles. Let’s briefly examine the current state of…more
| Finance & Banking, International Law & Trade

Bitcoins Mean Business

It’s an age-old theory: New ideas spark new business opportunities. In 2009, the “Bitcoin” network was launched, introducing a worldwide virtual currency. The idea of an Internet-based monetary system had been tossed around…more
| Finance & Banking, International Law & Trade, Science, Computers, & Technology

The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Business Crime 2014 - An Overview of Business Crime in Latin America

Latin America’s “Culture of Corruption” - The notion that there is a “culture of corruption” in Latin America has led some writers to note that decades of unstable economies and turbulent politics in the region have…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Criminal Law, Finance & Banking, International Law & Trade

The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Business Crime 2014 - General Criminal Law Enforcement (Colombia)

1.1 What authorities can prosecute business crimes, and are there different enforcement authorities at the national and regional levels? The Office of the Attorney General of Colombia, “AGO” (Fiscalía General de la…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Criminal Law, International Law & Trade

Have Free-Trade Accords in Latin America and the Caribbean Aided Financial Companies?

Chile and Canada updated their 16-year-old free-trade accord last month, agreeing to changes that will provide financial services companies in the two countries with improved access to each other's markets. Q:How…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, International Law & Trade

The Fabulous Fab

Many economists consider the 2008 economic meltdown the worst financial crisis in the U.S. since the 1930’s Great Depression. The threat of the total collapse of large financial institutions and key businesses, a devastated…more
| Finance & Banking, Business Torts, International Law & Trade, Securities Law

Colombia Fights Back Against Corporate Corruption

Corruption is prevalent in the global marketplace. Colombia is not an exception. It currently scored 94 in the Corruption Perceptions Index of 2012 - the 36th most corrupt of 176 countries measured. However, in order to fight…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, International Law & Trade

What Happened to the Libor Scandal?

No longer headline news, you may be wondering… “What happened to the Libor scandal?” Answer: It is not gone, and the residual effects remain unresolved. To date, at least a dozen international banking institutions still face…more
| Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, Business Torts, International Law & Trade

New Bolivian Charges Against Former Aerosur Head Mirror Those in Extortion Case

MIAMI, Sept. 19, 2013 – New Bolivian illicit-enrichment charges against former Aerosur Airlines owner Humberto Roca parallel those that Mario Fabrizio Ormachea recently offered to have dismissed for $30,000 in extortion money,…more
| Criminal Law, Elections & Politics, International Law & Trade

Miami Arrest of Bolivian Anti-Corruption Head Vindicates Former Aerosur Owner, Says Attorney Michael Diaz Jr.

Miami, Florida – The FBI arrest Saturday, Aug. 31, of Mario Fabrizio Ormachea, the colonel leading Bolivia’s Anti-Corruption Unit, for attempting to extort money from former Aerosur Airlines owner Humberto Roca, [United States…more
| Criminal Law, International Law & Trade

Why China’s Growing Appetite For Iraqi Oil Is Good For America, And The World

For the mass media chorus, postwar Iraq has come to resemble an emblem of American failure. Spurts of violence seem to be embedded into the fabric of everyday life, plaguing the country with disturbing regularity…more
| Energy & Utilities, International Law & Trade
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Areas of Practice
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Appellate Practice
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Organizations
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Criminal Law
  • Debtor/Creditor
  • Family Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Government
  • Immigration Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law & Trade
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Real Estate
  • Taxation
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
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Locations
Other U.S. Locations
  • Florida
Other Countries
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Germany
  • Venezuela
Number of Attorneys

25-50 Attorneys

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