Foreign representative of Brazilian businessman accused of smuggling yacht files Chapter 15 in Miami

The foreign representative of a long-time bankrupt businessman accused of concealing his assets and smuggling a US$30 million yacht into Brazil has filed Chapter 15 recognition proceedings in Miami.

Art, Cars, Parrots and Other Spoils of Miami Fraud Lawyer Edward H. Davis

“Corruption is like an acid eating away the steel understructure of society,” said Edward H. Davis Jr. of Sequor Law, Miami, who’s made it his mission to pursue corrupt politicians and Ponzi-schemers hiding money, boats, sports cars and exotic pets around the globe.”

The $70B loophole, or: How to turn your mansion into an offshore account

In the fall of 2016, Roger Ailes was by all accounts a very wealthy man. Fox News had just pushed him out from the company he built over allegations of sexual harassment, but paid him $40 million for his troubles. So he did what many other rich retirees before him have done: he bought a house in Florida.

Burford Raises $250 M in 24 Hours, Litigation Funding Rolls On

Burford Capital, the world’s largest litigation finance firm, announced this week that it had raised another $250 million in a span of just 24 hours, the latest sign that litigation funding is still booming.

IWIRC announces new board of directors

The International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC) has announced its newly elected and appointed incoming board of directors for 2018 – 2019.

Two Sequor Law Attorneys Named Rising Legal Stars by Latinvex

Sequor Attorneys Arnie Lacayo and Nyana Abreu Miller have been recognized in the top 50 Rising Legal Stars by Latinvex for Latin America.

The Bankruptcy Episode w/ Paul Orshan, Leyza Blanco, Jacqueline Calderín, and Joe Stone

In this exploration, Felony Miami seeks to educate, entertain, enlighten and contribute towards the improvement and fairness of the system.

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.