Entries by Gretchen Rodriguez

Unlocking Business Opportunities in the U.S.

The U.S. legal landscape can be seem impossible to navigate for foreign business leaders looking to expand their operations into its complex market.    Rooted in historical ties, cultural affinity, and linguistic connections, Spain remains among Miami’s top foreign investors – just look at the City of Coral Gables. These deep relationships forge a reliable foundation […]

Asnardo ‘Nardy’ Garro Named “Lawyer of the Year” in Banking and Finance Law

Best Lawyers® has named Banking Practice Co-Leader Asnardo ‘Nardy’ Garro “Lawyer of the Year” in the Banking & Finance category, the highest distinction bestowed upon individual attorneys for their achievement in a specific practice area and geographic region.   Asnardo Garro, partner and co-leader of AVILA’s Banking and Corporate practices, earned the distinction of Lawyer of […]

15 AVILA Attorneys Recognized in the List of Best Lawyers® in America 2024

Fifteen attorneys at Avila Rodriguez Hernandez Mena & Garro LLP (AVILA) were recognized in the 2024 Best Lawyers® list.   Since 2006, several partners have been listed in various categories, including every key practice area at the firm: Banking & Finance; Commercial Litigation; Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions; Immigration; and Real Estate, Zoning & Land […]

Florida Banking Brief: All the Notable Compliance Updates in Q2 2023

In this Expert Analysis series, attorneys provide quarterly recaps discussing the biggest developments in Florida banking regulation and policymaking. Constant regulatory changes in Florida continue to add pressure to banks’ and financial institutions’ compliance departments. As we leave behind the second quarter of 2023, there are three significant developments in Florida law affecting the banking […]

AVILA Named Best Boutique Business Law Firm 2023 – Miami

B2B Publication New World Report Reveals Winners of the 2023 Legal Elite Awards  New World Report, a leading B2B business publication, announced the winners of this year’s highly anticipated Legal Elite Awards, recognizing outstanding achievements and contributions of legal professionals to the industry.   In today’s interconnected world, legal professionals play a vital role in the […]

General Counsel Strategies for Community Banks

Having general counsel is critical for community banks, but what’s the right balance between in-house and external counsel? Community bankers and legal experts weigh in on how to create the right strategy for your bank. General counsel is a must-have for any business, and community banks are no exception. But some community banks downplay the […]

A Global Guide for In-House Counsel: Doing Business in a Rapidly Changing World

  Commercial – Crypto & NFTs   What are the biggest investment opportunities in digital – and how can clients decide on the best entry point for them? When investing it is important to learn about the investment. There are thousands of different types of digital currencies and assets, and each has its own characteristics. […]

12 AVILA Partners Recognized in the Best Lawyers® in America 2023 List

Twelve partners at Avila Rodriguez Hernandez Mena & Garro LLP (AVILA) were recognized in the 2023 Best Lawyers® list. Since 2006, several partners have been listed in various categories, most notably for Corporate, Banking and Finance, and Real Estate Law. Joining the list of recognized specialties this year is AVILA’s International Mergers & Acquisitions practice. […]