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EVEN WITH GREEN LIGHT, CUBAN PROPERTY RECOVERY ISN’T EASY

By Carolina Bolado, Law360| June 19, 2019 Multinational hospitality companies are squarely in the litigation crosshairs now that the Trump administration has allowed litigation over property seized by Fidel Castro's government, but attorneys say the tangled international nature of these suits will be costly to prosecute and any judgments will be more difficult to enforce [...]

By |2019-06-19T18:58:37+00:00June 19th, 2019|MEDIA|Comments Off on EVEN WITH GREEN LIGHT, CUBAN PROPERTY RECOVERY ISN’T EASY

WHERE ARE ALL THE HELMS-BURTON LAWSUITS?

By Dylan Jackson, Daily Business Review| June 7, 2019 Americans who owned property confiscated by the Cuban government after the 1959 Cuban Revolution can now sue companies who "traffic" in the confiscated properties. But so far, only four lawsuits have been filed. Carnival Cruise Lines is one of the companies that has been sued under [...]

By |2019-06-25T17:19:08+00:00June 11th, 2019|MEDIA|Comments Off on WHERE ARE ALL THE HELMS-BURTON LAWSUITS?

WHO’S NEXT IN LINE FOR A CUBAN REPARATIONS LAWSUIT?

By Donald J. Hayden, Miami Herald| May 31, 2019 Pedestrians walk past the Cuban Telephone Company in 1996. The company had been run by International Telephone and Telegraph Co., but nationalized by the Cuban government in 1960. This and thousands of other American-owned properties nationalized 36 years ago, including more than 100 being used by [...]

By |2019-06-25T17:20:20+00:00June 6th, 2019|MEDIA|Comments Off on WHO’S NEXT IN LINE FOR A CUBAN REPARATIONS LAWSUIT?

EX-UM GRAD STUDENT ACCUSES BIZ SCHOOL TENURED PROFESSOR OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN LAWSUIT

By Amanda Rosa and Jay Weaver, Miami Herald| May 24, 2019 Ana Kono, Left is suing the school and Juliano Lara, a marketing professor.   Ana Kono was living a full life in Los Angeles as an entertainment marketing executive with a young family, but she yearned to realize an even bigger dream: to be [...]

By |2019-06-25T17:21:45+00:00May 31st, 2019|MEDIA|Comments Off on EX-UM GRAD STUDENT ACCUSES BIZ SCHOOL TENURED PROFESSOR OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN LAWSUIT

UM ACCUSED OF ‘DELIBERATE INDIFFERENCE’ TO EX-STUDENT’S SEXUAL HARASSMENT CLAIMS AGAINST PROFESSOR

By Raychel Lean, Daily Business Review| May 23, 2019 Ex-doctorate marketing student Ana Kono sued the University of Miami Wednesday for allegedly ignoring her complaints of sexual harassment against a professor, whom she claims forced her out of her program. The lawsuit points the finger at marketing professor Dr. Juliano Laran for intentional infliction of [...]

By |2019-06-25T17:23:28+00:00May 29th, 2019|MEDIA|Comments Off on UM ACCUSED OF ‘DELIBERATE INDIFFERENCE’ TO EX-STUDENT’S SEXUAL HARASSMENT CLAIMS AGAINST PROFESSOR

BAD FOR BUSINESS? FIRMS DIVERGE OVER ENTERING LEGAL TECH MARKET

By Rhys Dipshan, Legal Tech News| March 25, 2019 For some, law firm-backed technology can face resistance in the market and stunt a firm’s openness to new tools. For others, knowing the inner workings of a firm is the key to legal innovation. So what’s the deal? As the boundaries delineating law firms and legal [...]

By |2019-06-25T17:24:33+00:00March 26th, 2019|MEDIA|Comments Off on BAD FOR BUSINESS? FIRMS DIVERGE OVER ENTERING LEGAL TECH MARKET

DAVID BOIES IS DEALT SETBACK IN VENEZUELA OIL CONSPIRACY LAWSUIT

By Andrew Scurria and Sara Randazzo, Wall Street Journal| March 11, 2019 Famed litigator’s bid-rigging lawsuit, filed on behalf of Venezuela oil giant, is thrown out by a U.S. judge. David Boies is dealt setback in Venezuela Oil conspiracy lawsuit famed litigator’s bid-rigging lawsuit, filed on behalf of Venezuela oil giant, is thrown out by [...]

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SIGNING A DOCUMENT? PROCEED WITH CAUTION – EVEN IF IT SAYS IT’S NOT A CONTRACT

By Etan Mark, Miami Herald, Jan 2018 In late November, the University of Tennessee backed out of a memorandum of understanding with Ohio State defensive coordinator Greg Schiano to be the Volunteers' next football coach. Stephen Brashear AP file/Nov. 3, 2013   Late in November, Greg Schiano, Ohio State University’s defensive coordinator, was the next [...]

By |2019-06-11T09:20:42+00:00February 6th, 2019|MEDIA|Comments Off on SIGNING A DOCUMENT? PROCEED WITH CAUTION – EVEN IF IT SAYS IT’S NOT A CONTRACT

CONSTRUCTION DEFECT CASES ON THE RISE: WHO’S TO BLAME AND WHAT’S NEXT?

By Josh Migdal  DAILY BUSINESS REVIEW | January 22, 2019 While we may marvel at the rapidly evolving Miami skyline, substandard construction work awaits at its core. MM&H’s @Josh Migdal contributes to @Daily Business Review’s latest, stating, “According to statistics pulled from @Courthouse News Service, the sheer number of construction defect claims in Florida has [...]

By |2019-02-05T21:04:18+00:00January 28th, 2019|MEDIA|Comments Off on CONSTRUCTION DEFECT CASES ON THE RISE: WHO’S TO BLAME AND WHAT’S NEXT?

SOUTH FLORIDA OUTLOOK FORECASTS ‘A MIXED LEVEL OF GROWTH’

By Katherine Lewin  MIAMI TODAY | January 24, 2019 Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties are expected to show a "mixed-level of growth" this year, according to the new Florida & Metro Economic Forecast from the Institute of Economic Competitiveness at the University of Central Florida, which says an average personal income could grow 5.2% [...]

By |2019-02-05T18:56:24+00:00January 22nd, 2019|MEDIA|Comments Off on SOUTH FLORIDA OUTLOOK FORECASTS ‘A MIXED LEVEL OF GROWTH’