Eleventh Circuit Gives Green Light to Broad Discovery in Aid of Foreign Bankruptcies

By Greg Grossman and Francis Curiel, Miami The Eleventh Circuit recently affirmed a district court’s broad grant of discovery for use in five foreign bankruptcy proceedings to which the discovery applicant was a creditor-party. This article will briefly examine how the (relaxed) standard set forth by this Section 1782 proceeding compares to the (less relaxed) […]

October 2020 – Latest News from Our Associates

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Florida’s New Commercial Real Estate Receivership Act

In July, Florida became the ninth state to adopt the Uniform Commercial Real Estate Receivership Act (“UCRERA”).1

Nyana Miller was second chair for a trial that resulted in a judgment for over $22 million in favor of Sequor’s client

The trial team proved that the defendant had wrongly taken money from Sequor’s client, under the guise of an offset against the debt of an unrelated party. The trial court ruled that the conduct amounted to fraud, civil theft and unjust enrichment.

Chambers Litigation Support 2020

Chambers 2020 Litigation Support Guide

Although the unprecedented Covid-19 pandemic continues to cause major disruptions and volatility in global markets, economies, and businesses, at least one group of individuals carries on undeterred: fraudsters, con artists, Ponzi schemers, and their ilk.

Business Law Section to Diversify its Education Program Panels

Underscoring its commitment to diversity, the Business Law Section will soon mandate that its CLE program professional panels include members from underrepresented groups.

Business Law Section Updates Pro Bono Guide

If Spider-Man can do it, then so can the Business Law Section and other Florida lawyers. That’s the logic of section Chair Leyza Blanco, explaining the section’s long-standing web of support for pro bono activities, just reinforced with the new revision of its Pro Bono Best Practices Guide.

The 2020 Lawdragon 500 Leading U.S. Bankruptcy & Restructuring Lawyers

Sequor Law Partners Leyza Blanco, Edward H. Davis, Jr., Gregory S. Grossman and Arnoldo “Arnie” Lacayo were named to the inaugural Lawdragon 500 Leading US Bankruptcy & Restructuring Lawyers guide. Included in the Global guide are lawyers with leading cross-border practices that “bring remarkable skills in financing, structuring, litigating and creating a pathway forward” for their clients.

Chapter 11 - Procedimento, Requisitos E Benefícios

Sequor Law attorney Nyana Abreu Miller shared a presentation, in Portuguese, comparing chapters 11 and 15 of the US Bankruptcy Code on an all-star panel of Brazilian insolvency experts for the Center for Women in Business Restructuring (CMR Empresarial).

The UN’s latest attempt to assist international insolvency practitioners

Miami-based Sequor Law shareholder Leyza Blanco and attorney Carolina Goncalves summarise the UNCITRAL Working Group’s Model Law on the Recognition and Enforcement of Insolvency-Related Judgments.