OFAC Licenses Transactions With Venezuela’s Maritime Authority

On February 2, 2021, the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) issued General License 30A extending the authorizations in OFAC’s regulations for certain transactions involving air and maritime transportation in Venezuela. More specifically, General License 30A amended OFAC’s regulations to authorize transactions involving Venezuela’s maritime authority, Instituto Nacional de los Espacios Acuaticos […]

Gary E DavidsonPartner, Diaz Reus

Loren & Kean Law Add New Practice Area Real Estate to their IR Global Membership

Loren & Kean Law, our exclusive Construction Law Member in US – Florida, are pleased to announce the addition of Real Estate to their IR Global membership. This new position adds further strength to their membership and offers support for fellow members in the area. If you have a requirement in this area, please get in […]

Michael KeanPartner, Loren & Kean Law

Loren & Kean Law Add New Practice Area Real Estate to their IR Global Membership

Loren & Kean Law, our exclusive Construction Law Member in US – Florida, are pleased to announce the addition of Real Estate to their IR Global membership. This new position adds further strength to their membership and offers support for fellow members in the area. If you have a requirement in this area, please get in […]

Bruce LorenPartner, Loren & Kean Law

SANCTIONS ALERT: The Department of State Redesignated Cuba on the SST List

On January 11, 2021, the U.S. Department of State (“DOS”) redesignated Cuba on the List of State Sponsors of Terrorism (“SST List”) for “repeatedly providing support for acts of international terrorism in granting safe harbor to terrorists.” DOS based its decision on the continuous support by Cuba of the Maduro regime in Venezuela and on Cuba’s […]

Gary E DavidsonPartner, Diaz Reus

Harry Payton of Payton & Associates, LLC participated in The Art of Deal Making: Using External Expertise Effectively

Foreword by Andrew Chilvers For ambitious companies eager to expand into overseas markets, often the conventional route of organic business development is simply not fast enough. The other option to invest in or buy a business outright is far quicker but often fraught with unforeseen dangers. And even the biggest, most experienced players can get […]

Harry A. PaytonFounder, Payton & Associates, LLC

Compliance With Your General Liability Insurance And Making Sure You Do Not Waive Coverage

Contractors in the state of Florida will find themselves embroiled in a lawsuit at some point or another. Commercial General Liability (CGL) coverage is an invaluable tool when a contractor is subject to a claim for defective work, damage to property, or personal injury. Not only do these policies normally require that the insurance company […]

Michael KeanPartner, Loren & Kean Law

Diaz Reus International Law Firm & Alliance (DRT) Earns Law360’s #1 Diversity Spot for Second Consecutive Year

Miami, FL – September 2, 2020 – For the second consecutive year, Diaz Reus International Law Firm & Alliance (DRT) announces that it has been ranked #1 in Law 360’s “2020 Diversity Snapshot”, in the category of law firms with 100 or fewer attorneys. The survey shows that the U.S. legal industry as a whole […]

Gary E DavidsonPartner, Diaz Reus

OFAC Sanctions Chinese Government Entity and Officials

On July 9, 2020, the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) sanctioned the Xinjiang Public Security Bureau (“XPSB”), together with four government officials of the People’s Republic of China (“PRC”) pursuant to the 2016 Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act (“GLOMAG”) and Executive Order (“E.O.”) 13818 of December 20, 2017, “Blocking the […]

Gary E DavidsonPartner, Diaz Reus

OSHA Recordkeeping Requirements And Recent Changes Relating To Covid-19

Effective May 26, 2020, and until further notice, OSHA revised its recordkeeping requirements to provide new rules relating to COVID-19. Below is a summary of the OSHA recordkeeping requirements, the new COVID-19 rules, and practical advice for compliance.   Who needs to follow OSHA’s recordkeeping requirements? Unless exempt, businesses with more than 10 employees must follow […]

Bruce LorenPartner, Loren & Kean Law

Florida Removes Requirement For Witnesses In Commercial And Residential Leases

Signed into law on June 27, 2020 and effective July 1, 2020, Florida House Bill 469 removed the Florida requirement that two witnesses must sign residential or commercial leases for longer than a year. The removal will help streamline real estate transactions, especially in light of COVID-19 where in-person interaction is difficult. The new law […]

Michael KeanPartner, Loren & Kean Law