Ryan Reetz

C.Ryan Reetz and Pedro J. Martinez-Fraga Lectured at the World Bank (ICSID) on “Public Purpose in International Law”

On May 27, 2016, Mr. Pedro J. Martinez-Fraga and Mr. C.Ryan Reetz participated as speakers in delivering the lecture at the World Bank (ICSID) on “Public Purpose in International Law”. You can watch the lecture here.

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Edward Mullins Appointed ABA Liaison

ILS member and past Chair Edward M. Mullins has been appointed the liaison for the ABA Section of International Law for the ILS.

Milton A. Vescovacci

Milton Vescovacci Presents on Puerto Rican Affairs Panel

Milton A. Vescovacci

Milton A. Vescovacci
GrayRobinson, P.A.

Attorney Milton A. Vescovacci, a shareholder in GrayRobinson’s Miami law firm office, presented on a panel held by the Puerto Rican Chamber of Commerce for a luncheon on May 18, 2016. Vescovacci was the moderator for a panel titled, “Puerto Rican Fiscal Crisis.” The Puerto Rican Chamber of Commerce promotes job creation and economic development in Miami-Dade County. Read more about the Puerto Rican Chamber of Commerce.
Peter A. Quinter

Peter Quinter Re-Appointed to ABA Section of International Law’s International Transportation Committee Leadership

Peter A. Quinter

Peter Quinter GrayRobinson, P.A.

Attorney Peter Quinter, shareholder and chair of the Customs and International Trade Law Group in GrayRobinson’s Miami and Fort Lauderdale law firm offices, was re-appointed to the American Bar Association (ABA) Section of International Law’s International Transportation Committee (ITC) as vice-chair. Mr. Quinter served as vice-chair of the committee from 2012-2013, as well as on the steering group from 2013-2014. ITC focuses on legal issues involving international transportation law from both the private commercial and public government perspectives. Read more about ABA Section of International Law’s International Transportation Committee.

Violeta Longino Shortlisted for Chambers Diversity Awards USA 2016

Violeta Longino AccorHotels North America, Central America and the Caribbean

We are thrilled to announce that Violeta Longino has been shortlisted for Chambers and Partners for an individual award at the Chambers Diversity Awards USA 2016 in the category Gender Diversity Lawyer of the Year.

Chambers and Partners identifies and ranks the most outstanding lawyers in over 185 jurisdictions throughout the world. Winning a Chambers Diversity Award sets a remarkably high precedent and marks an internationally-recognized achievement of excellence.

Read more about Chambers and Partners Diversity Awards here.

Civil Law Notary Arbitration Association Signed 8 Civil Notaries

David Charlip Civil Law Notary Arbitration Association

Civil Law Notary Arbitration Association has successfully signed up a total of 8 Civil Law Notaries to their roster and are now looking for international notaries with similar certifications as a Florida Civil Law Notary.

Read more here.

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Edward Mullins of Astigarraga Davis Nominated for Legal Luminaries Award

Edward Mullins, one of the founding shareholders of the Miami-based international law firm Astigarraga Davis, has been nominated by his colleagues as a finalist in the category of International for the Dade County Bar Association’s Legal Luminaries Award. The firm has also been nominated as a finalist in the category of Top Boutique Firm for the Legal Luminaries Award.

Mr. Mullins, a former chair of the Section, focuses his practice on international commercial litigation and arbitration.  He has served as counsel representing entities from across the world in courts, both at the trial and appellate court level, in Florida and across the country, and arbitral proceedings, across the country and the world, with the ICDR, ICC, ICSID and UNICTRAL including investment treaty arbitrations. He also serves as an arbitrator in international and commercial disputes.

Peter A. Quinter

Peter Quinter Appointed to ABA Section of International Law’s Customs Law Committee Leadership

Peter A. Quinter

Peter Quinter GrayRobinson, P.A.

Attorney Peter Quinter, shareholder and chair of the Customs and International Trade Law Group in GrayRobinson’s Miami and Fort Lauderdale law firm offices, was appointed to the American Bar Association (ABA) Section of International Law’s Customs Law Committee as a senior advisor for a one year term. Mr. Quinter has also served as chair and currently serves as vice-chair for the committee. The customs law committee focuses on the full range of laws and regulations administered by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in connection with the importation and exportation of merchandise, voluntary programs established by CBP, as well as enforcement initiatives and developments. Read more about the ABA Section of International Law’s Customs Law Committee.

Peter A. Quinter

Attorneys With Cross-Border Practices See Value in Trade Agreements

Peter A. Quinter

Peter Quinter GrayRobinson, P.A.

Trade agreements are global political tools that affect more than the domestic job market, attorneys with cross-border practices say.

Read more here.

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