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General Counsel Strategies for Community Banks // June 06, 2023
General counsel is a must-have for any business, and community banks are no exception. But some community banks downplay the need, which can be a tactical and costly mistake.
Why Patricia Hernandez Believes Law Is About Providing a Personalized Service: for Big and Not-so-big Clients // February 28, 2023
A Global Guide for In-House Counsel: Doing Business in a Rapidly Changing World // February 02, 2023
When investing in digital currency, you must understand risks, conduct due diligence, and analyze entry and exit points for the investment.
12 AVILA Partners Recognized in the Best Lawyers® in America 2023 List // November 04, 2022
Twelve AVILA partners are listed as Best Lawyers® in various practice categories, including Corporate Law, Real Estate, Banking and Finance Law, Commercial Litigation, Immigration, and International Mergers and Acquisitions.
South Florida Law Firm Expands Real Estate Practice, Citing Rising Demand // October 24, 2022
Coral Gables law firm AVILA expands its real estate practice with the addition of Daniel Sanchez-Galarraga as senior counsel to meet increased demand for its services.
How We Built It: Miami-Based Avila Law Celebrates 15 Years // October 04, 2022
Avila Rodriguez Hernandez Mena & Garro LLP (AVILA) is celebrating its 15-year anniversary by sharing how the firm was built, early struggles and successes, and what other young entrepreneurial attorneys should know before starting their own firm.
Fla. Boutique AVILA Adds Real Estate Senior Counsel // September 23, 2022
South Florida law firm Avila hired real estate senior counsel Daniel Sanchez-Galarraga to focus on commercial and residential transactions.
Daniel Sanchez-Galarraga Joins AVILA as Senior Counsel in the Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use Practice // September 21, 2022
Miami attorney Daniel Sanchez-Galarraga joins AVILA as senior counsel in the Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use practice.
Chilean Wood Pellet Producer Obtains CIFI Loan // May 19, 2022
CIFI enlisted Trinity International LLP and Morales & Besa to structure a $33 million loan to Chilean wood pellet producer Eco Indef, who relied on Avila Rodriguez Hernandez Mena & Garro LLP in Miami.
Peruvian-American Chamber of Commerce Welcomes Original Founding Director Alcides I. Avila // May 16, 2022
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.
Risky Business: The Legal and Financial Implications of the Russia Sanctions // April 18, 2022
The speed at which Russia sanctions were imposed left many questions unanswered, resulting in a flurry of calls and messages to attorneys to understand the ramifications.
Banks Still Doing Legitimate Business in Russia, Putting U.S. Dollar-Clearing at Risk, Experts Say // April 08, 2022
As U.S. banks to struggle to ensure compliance with sanctions imposed on Russia over its invasion of Ukraine, cracks are emerging in the trust that Western banks have in one another's compliance programs.
AVILA Bets on Its Future, Elevates Two Partners to Equity Committee // March 15, 2022
As the firm prepares to celebrate its 15th year in business this August, Avila Rodriguez Hernandez Mena & Garro, LLP (AVILA) is optimistic about the future and committed to the success of its lawyers, elevating two partners to the equity committee.
AVILA Recognized as a ‘Best Law Firm’ in U.S. News’ 2022 Rankings // November 05, 2021
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.
Juan Carlos ‘JC’ Cura Joins Avila as Partner in the Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use Practice // October 18, 2021
Miami law firm AVILA announced the addition of Juan Carlos “JC” Cura to its Real Estate, Zoning and Land Use practice as a senior partner.
Founding Partner Alcides I. Avila Named Among Living Legends in Florida Trend’s Florida 500 // October 08, 2021
Florida Trend's annual list of the top 500 most influential business leaders across South Florida recognized Founding Partner Alcides I. Avila of Avila Rodriguez Hernandez Mena Garro LLP as a "Living Legend."
Key Considerations for Foreigners Looking to Establish a U.S. Presence or Increase Their U.S. Investments // September 20, 2021
Based on our experience helping hundreds of foreign businesses and individuals navigate their entry and investments in the U.S., following is a practical guide to key issues warranting consideration before entering the market.
AVILA Adds Noted Banking Corporate and Real Estate Lawyer Rene Murai as Partner // August 02, 2021
Law Firm Continues Strategic Hires in Response to Growing Client Demand
Patricia Hernandez is Leading Avila’s Transformation // May 01, 2021
After helping found the business boutique in 2007, Hernandez became managing partner this month.
As Many Small and Midsize Businesses Struggle, Where Are the Main Street Loans? // November 11, 2020
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.
Why has the $600 billion Main Street Lending Program been such a flop? // November 09, 2020
When it was launched as part of the CARES Act in late March, the Paycheck Protection Program received immediate interest from borrowers and lenders alike. That mutual buy-in allowed the program to distribute roughly $522 billion to small (and some not-so- small) businesses in desperate need of cash due to the revenue-choking impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
PTSD From PPP Controversy Derails Promising Program For Struggling Businesses // November 08, 2020
Billions of dollars set aside by the government through the Main Street Lending Program to help distressed companies remain untouched as firms wrestle with the program's complexity and fears over potential regulatory blowback.