Entries by Miguel

Chilean Wood Pellet Producer Obtains CIFI Loan

Corporación Interamericana para el Financiamiento de Infraestructura (CIFI) has enlisted Trinity International LLP in Washington, DC and Morales & Besa in Santiago to structure a US$33 million loan to Chilean wood pellet producer Eco Indef. The borrower relied on Avila Rodriguez Hernandez Mena & Garro LLP in Miami. The deal closed on 31 April. CIFI […]

Peruvian-American Chamber of Commerce Welcomes Original Founding Director Alcides I. Avila

Founding Partner Alcides I. Avila of the Miami, Florida-based Avila Rodriguez Hernandez Mena & Garro LLP (AVILA) has partnered with the Peruvian-American Chamber of Commerce (PERUSA) to continue to support Peruvian businesses and individuals with U.S. interests. PERUSA was founded in 1990 and has around 500 members. Its mission is to promote business between the U.S. and […]

Risky Business: The Legal and Financial Implications of the Russia Sanctions

The speed at which sanctions were imposed left many questions unanswered, resulting in a flurry of calls and messages to attorneys who themselves were trying to understand the ramifications. Within a week of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, businesses around the world abandoned ties with Russia to comply with some of the toughest and most coordinated […]

AVILA Recognized as a ‘Best Law Firm’ in U.S. News’ 2022 Rankings

Miami law firm Avila Rodriguez Hernandez Mena & Garro LLP (AVILA) announced it was rated among top national and regional law firms by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Lawyers® rankings for 2022.  “U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. To be eligible for a […]

AVILA Adds Noted Banking Corporate and Real Estate Lawyer Rene Murai as Partner

Law Firm Continues Strategic Hires in Response to Growing Client Demand MIAMI – August 02, 2021 – Patricia M. Hernandez, Managing Partner of AVILA, today announced that Rene V. Murai has joined the firm as Partner. In this role, he will continue his focus on banking, corporate and commercial real estate matters. “As a client-centered, business-minded, […]

Patricia Hernandez is Leading Avila’s Transformation

Thirteen years after Patricia Hernandez departed Holland & Knight to start a business boutique alongside six colleagues, the Avila Rodriguez Hernandez Mena & Garro partner used the pandemic to reflect on what was important to the firm. “We had spent so long just going and going and going, we never had time to sit back and say, ‘What […]

As Many Small and Midsize Businesses Struggle, Where Are the Main Street Loans?

As small and midsize businesses in the United States struggle to survive the new COVID-19 economic reality, politicians continue to debate when and how they will provide a new round of aid to the lifeblood of the American economy. As small and midsize businesses in the United States struggle to survive the new COVID-19 economic […]