OFAC ALERT – OFAC Sanctions Guatemalan Officials

On April 26, 2021, the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) sanctioned the Chief of Staff for former president Alvaro Colom and an elected delegate to the Congress of the Republic of Guatemala, pursuant to the 2016 Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act (“GLOMAG”) and Executive Order (“E.O.”) 13818 of December 20, […]

Gary E DavidsonPartner, Diaz Reus

Competition Law & the Acceleration of Trade Digitalization

Introduction This note seeks to provide an overview of some of the key recent developments in the area of competition law with regards to the challenges brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic (“the pandemic”) and the disruption induced by digitalization and online marketplaces. Legal basis Competition law aims to ensure that firms operating in a […]

Stelios AmericanosManaging Partner Advocate-Corporate and Commercial, Stelios Americanos & Co LLC

Asset Tokenization

Trends & Developments in Cyprus To read the full report click here. Asset tokenization constitutes a relatively new process. Yet, it has been receiving increasing levels of attention across several jurisdictions, with positive indications as to its ability to revolutionize the way different assets are held, traded and used. The process of tokenization involves the fragmentation […]

Stelios AmericanosManaging Partner Advocate-Corporate and Commercial, Stelios Americanos & Co LLC

The Film Industry in Cyprus – A Blooming Sector

The film industry constitutes a complex and ever-flourishing sector in the global economy. The industry’s operation occupies multifaceted stages, engages a selection of distinct stakeholders and experts and presents plenty opportunities for all parties who choose to get involved. Committed to boosting this highly promising sector, the government of the Republic of Cyprus introduced a […]

Stelios AmericanosManaging Partner Advocate-Corporate and Commercial, Stelios Americanos & Co LLC

Financial & Regulatory Technology Firms (FinTech & RegTech)

A Guide on Legal Developments and Government Initiatives in Cyprus Following the 2007-2009 global financial crisis, the financial services sector has been subjected to a process of intense regulatory overhauling, leading to many of the complex laws that are applicable today in relation to funds, banks, investment and insurance firms. In the context of this […]

Stelios AmericanosManaging Partner Advocate-Corporate and Commercial, Stelios Americanos & Co LLC

Gary E Davidson comments in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Wisconsin family files lawsuit in ‘tragic, senseless’ death of Abbey Conner at Mexico resort

This article was originally published in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Calling her death “tragic, senseless and entirely avoidable,” the family of Abbey Conner filed a civil lawsuit Wednesday in Florida against the Mexico resort where Conner drowned last year and the U.S.-based website company that manages the resort’s bookings. The 24-page wrongful death complaint outlines the […]

Gary E DavidsonPartner, Diaz Reus

LITREDI S.C joins IR as the exclusive Commercial Arbitration Member in Mexico

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Marco Tulio Venegas Cruz of LITREDI S.C. Marco has joined IR as our exclusive Commercial Arbitration member in Mexico. Marco Tulio has advised and litigated for over 25 years in various areas of the law before judicial courts and arbitral tribunals. […]

Marco Tulio Venegas CruzPartner, LITREDI S.C

Antonio M. Varvaro Legal Consultants DMCC joins IR as the exclusive Commercial Arbitration Member in United Arab Emirates

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Marjorie Hermosa Tanedo of Antonio M. Varvaro Legal Consultants DMCC. Marjorie has joined IR as our exclusive Commercial Arbitration member in United Arab Emirates. Marjorie is the Administrative Director of the firm. She is also in charge for Compliance Affairs. In […]

Marjorie Hermosa TanedoAdministrative Director, Antonio M. Varvaro Legal Consultants DMCC

Antonio M. Varvaro Legal Consultants DMCC joins IR as the exclusive Commercial Arbitration Member in United Arab Emirates

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Adv. Antonio M. Varvaro FCIArb – CArb of Antonio M. Varvaro Legal Consultants DMCC. Antonio has joined IR as our exclusive Commercial Arbitration member in United Arab Emirates. Currently Antonio is a member of Rome BAR Association and is included in […]

Adv. Antonio M. Varvaro FCIArb - CArbFounder, Antonio M. Varvaro Legal Consultants DMCC

Former PDVSA general counsel avoids prison

A Miami federal court on 21 April sentenced Edoardo Orsoni, a former general counsel at Venezuela’s state-owned oil company PDVSA, to three years’ probation.  Orsoni is the latest to be sentenced in the US Department of Justice’s expanding investigation into corruption connected to Petróleos de Venezuela SA (PDVSA). Orsoni, who admitted to accepting bribes in […]

Gary E DavidsonPartner, Diaz Reus

OFAC ALERT – The U.S. Government Expands Its Russia-Related Sanctions

On April 15, 2021, the U.S. President signed an Executive Order “Blocking Property with Respect to Specified Harmful Foreign Activities of the Government of the Russian Federation” (the “E.O.”). In it, the U.S. President declared a new national emergency under which economic sanctions may be imposed against individuals and entities (i) undermining the conduct of […]

Gary E DavidsonPartner, Diaz Reus

CNPLaw’s Dispute Resolution team has contributed to the Singapore chapter in The Dispute Resolution Review for the third year

CNPLaw’s dispute resolution team authored the Singapore chapter in the 13th edition of the Dispute Resolution Review. This review is published by The Law Reviews and covers an overview of civil court systems of 28 jurisdictions. It offers a guide to those who are faced with disputes across international boundaries. The Singapore chapter touched on issues […]

Soo Ling See TowPartner, CNPLaw LLP