Gibraltarian payday loans business files Chapter 15 in Miami

Two weeks after its UK sister company filed for Chapter 15 protection in New Jersey, the joint liquidators of a Gibraltar-registered payday loans business embroiled in fraud and mismanagement allegations, have sought recognition of their appointment in Miami.

New ‘Substantial Doubt’ Standard for Foreign Judgment Enforcement in Fla.

A recent change to a state law concerning the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments in Florida may make it easier to avoid payment of valid debts.

Partner Q&A

This June, we welcomed two new powerhouse attorneys as partners of Sequor Law. We sat down with Leyza Blanco and Fernando Menendez to discuss what led them to our firm, their viewpoints on their unique practice areas, and their interests and community involvement.

Sequor Law Picks Up Two Bankruptcy Attorneys From GrayRobinson

Sequor Law has added two former GrayRobinson PA shareholders, including one of the founding members of that firm’s Miami office, to its own Miami-based bankruptcy practice, the firm has announced.

Miami’s Sequor Law Raids GrayRobinson for Two Insolvency/Litigation Partners

Sequor Law, the Miami firm formed in 2017 as the successor to Astigarraga Davis, on Monday hired insolvency and litigation lawyers Leyza Blanco and Fernando Menendez Jr. as partners.

How to Answer Tough Law School Interview Questions

In law school interviews, it’s important to explain why you’re a strong candidate, experts say.

They’re Having A Corruption Summit In South America. South Florida Should Tune In.

Pedro Pablo Kuczynski resigned as president of Peru in March because of a corruption scandal – just a month before he was supposed to host the Summit of the Americas this week in Lima.

International Arbitrators, Litigators Setting Themselves Apart

Florida attorneys concentrating in international litigation and arbitration can soon set themselves apart from local and national competition.

US Supreme Court Clarifies Standard of Review for Bankruptcy “Insiders”

In its second clarificatory ruling in the space of a week, the US Supreme Court has found that appeals courts should apply a “clear error” standard when reviewing bankruptcy court rulings that determine whether an individual is an “insider”.

Recoup From A Ponzi Past?

Woodbridge Group of Cos. in December made headlines from Southern California to South Florida after it filed for Chapter 11 protection and was subsequently sued by the Securities and Exchange Commission for allegedly running a billion-dollar Ponzi scheme.