ANTONIO R. ZAMORA (Of Counsel)
Admitted to Bar : Florida, 1973.
: English, Spanish.
: University of Florida (B.A., Political Science, 1965);
Certificate of Latin America Studies, 1965); University of Miami
M.A., 1996 (International Studies); University of Florida, J.D.,
:"Andean Pact: Regulation of Foreign Investments", Vol. 10, No. 1,
International Lawyer, 1976; "Joint Real Estate Developments
between Foreign Persons and U.S. Persons", Real Estate Digest,
1980; "Cuba’ s New Foreign Investment Law: Better, Worse or the
Same as Before?", Focus Americas, February 1996; "Real Estate
Investments in Cuba: Back to the Future", Florida Journal of
International Law, Fall 1997 (Published in 1999); "Foreign
Investment in Cuba: A U.S. Perspective", Probate & Property
Magazine (ABA), November/December 2000; "Cuba’s Business
Enterprises: How Business is Conducted on the Island", Florida
Journal of International Law, Spring 2003; "The Political
Evolution of the Cuban-American Community of South Florida:
1959-2005", The Wisconsin Symposium on Cuba, March 3-5, 2005; "How
Cuba’s Legal System Will Adapt to a business Opening", Latin
Lawyer, July 2006; Cuba’s Real Estate Under Succession",
International Law Quarterly, The Florida Bar, Summer/Fall 2008;
"Real Estate development in Cuba: Present and Future", publisehed
by Nova Southeastern University, ILSA Journal of International and
Comparative Law, Summer 2009; "What I Learned About Cuba by Going
to Cuba" a Cuba Libre Publication, 2013.
: Vice-Chairman, City of Miami International Trade Board,
1985-1993; President, Miami Friends of Caribbean/Latin American
Action, 1985-1987; Director and Legal Counsel, Cuabn-American
National Foundation, 1982-1992; Vice-President, Official Chamber
of Commerce and Venezuelan-American Industries, 1988-1990;
trustee, Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1984; President,
Hispanic American Voters Education, Inc., 1983-1984; Secretary,
Bay of Pig’s Veteran’s Association, 1983-1984; Founder and First
Vice-President, Cuban American Bar Association, 1975; President,
US/Cuba Legal Forum, Inc., 2000 to date; International Advisor,
University of Florida College of Law, 2002 to date; President,
Foundation of the Normalization of US/Cuba Relations, 2006-2008.
: International Law/Foreign Investments, Corporate Law, Real
MAXIM I. ISTOMIN (Of Counsel)
Admitted to Bar:
Florida and Russian Federation - Moscow (Practices in Russia)
Languages : English, Russian and Basic German
: Moscow State Pedagogical University, Russia (Civil Law
Jurisdiction Law Degree, summa cum laude, 1998); Moscow State
Academy of Law, Russia (Jurisprudence, 1999); Florida State
University College of Law, Florida (J.D., cum laude, 2001).
Onyx Publishing, Moscow (1995-1997), Moscow State Court of
Arbitration, Moscow (1996-1997), Investment Development and Legal
Consulting Company (1997-1999), Florida State University School of
Criminology (2000), College of Law (2001), Florida Department of
State, Office of International Affairs (2001-2002), Bartolus, P.L.
(200-2003), Florida State University - USAID (2003 - 2005).
: The Florida Bar; The International Law Section of the Florida
Bar (Chair, Russia-Eurasian Committees of the International Law
: International, Corporate, Commercial & Notarial Law,
: Florida Bar Seminars 2002-2004; Russian Investment Symposium,
2003; International Symposium, 2005.
EVGENY V. GOLOVANOV (Law Clerk)
Admitted to Bar:
Russian Federation - St Petersburg, Moscow (Practices in Russia)
Languages : Russian, English, basic German and Latin.
St. Petersburg State University Law School, Russia - International
Law Jurisdiction Degree, (2005), Moscow State University of
Foreign Relations (MGIMO) - International Law PhD program.
Few aspects of totalitarian regimes in XXI century. Law School
magazine (2002); Public science - Teaching guide (2007). The UN
Security Council: the place and importance in the XXI century. POLITEKS political expertise. Vol.8. Number 2. St. Petersburg.,
2011., Crisis in the approaches to reforming the UN Security
Council. / / Political institutions in the world today. Materials
of the Scientific Conference with International Participation 10 -
December 11, 2010, St. Petersburg., 2010., Approaches to the UN
Security Council reform: political and legal aspects. / / United
Nations: Challenges and mechanisms. Collection of scientific
papers. St. Petersburg., 2011, The problem of Kosovo in the
context of the concept of universal security. / / Politics in
texts - texts in politics: science is the history of ideas and
doctrines. Materials of the International scientific conference,
the 40th Anniversary of the Department of Social and Political
History of the exercise of political science faculty of Moscow
State University. MV University. 28-29 October 2011, Moscow,
2011., The crisis of universal security system: history, theory
and practice. / / Politics in texts - texts in politics: science
is the history of ideas and doctrines. Materials of the
International scientific conference, the 40th Anniversary of the
Department of Social and Political History of the exercise of
political science faculty of Moscow State University. MV
University. 28-29 October 2011, Moscow, 2011.
: Executive secretary, United Nations Association Russia (from 2003),
Professor of International law and Public science (from 2005),
Dean assistant School of Political science St. Petersburg State University
: International law, Russian civil law.
SUSANNE LEONE (Associate)
Admitted to Bar:
Languages : German, English, French (conversational)
St. Thomas University School of Law, Miami, Florida (J.D.)
Honors: St. Thomas University School of Law Merit Scholarship, 2016 -
2017, St. Thomas Legacy Award, Dean's List Spring and Fall 2016
University of Augsburg, Germany, Second State Exam (J.D.) May 2014
: Lex International Law Firm, P.A., Miami, Florida since 2015 - present Jurist + German Lawyer
(International, contracts and corporate law)
HammersenS, Munich, Germany 09/01/14 - 11/07/14
(Business, corporate, employment law, bank and finance, compliance)
Coane and Associates, PLLC, Miami Beach, Florida Summer 2014
(Employment law and immigration)
Baur & Klein, P.A., Miami, Florida 01/02/14 - 04/01/14
(Immigration, corporate, tax, estate and trust, investments, family law and real estate)
Seitz-Weckbach-Fackler, Augsburg, Germany 07/02/13 - 12/31/13
(Tax, criminal, familiy, employment, inheritance, corporate, administrative law and litigation)
Sony Music Entertainment GmbH, Munich, Germany 04/01/13 - 07/01/13
(Media, copyright, entertainment law and contracts)
The Florida Bar International Law Section,
American Bar Association,
: International Law, Business Law, Contractual and Corporate Law, Immigration Law, German Law.
INTERNATIONAL OFFICES AND NETWORK
JACQUES ETHIER(Of Counsel)
Admitted to Bar :
Québec, Canada 2004. (Practices in Canada)
: French and English
Université de Sherbrooke (LLB), 2004; Université de Sherbrooke,
Master Degree in Taxation (D. Fisc.), 2007; Accounting Degree (HEC
Principal of Ethier Holdings; Senior Tax lawyer at Ethier Lawyers; current President at Ethier Lawyers, Inc.; Leader of Enterprises at Ethier Lawyers, Montreal (Law Practice).
Canadian Bar Association; Fiscal and Financial Planning
: Business Law, Corporate Finance, Corporate Law, Taxation, Tax
Litigation, Private and Public Financing, Trusts.
Also Lucius Smejda and Eric Vigneron
ERIC J.P. CITREY (Of Counsel)
Admitted to Bar
: Paris, France. (Practices in France)
Languages : French, English and Italian.
: University of Nice, France - Master of Public Law (1978);
Diploma in Private International Law from l’Institut du Droit de
la Paix et du Développement (1981), Memorandum: "L’Espace
Judiciaire Européen" (The European Judicial Area); Doctor of
Public and Private International Law (1983), Thesis: "Les
Transferts de Capitaux entre la Communauté Economique Européenne
et les Etats-Unis" (Capital Transfers Between the European
Economic Community and the U.S.); University of Miami, LL.M
(1983), Memorandum: "Exchange Contracts under I.M.F. Rules".
: Legal Counsel at Price Waterhouse, Paris (1987-1989), General
Counsel at COFIREM Holding (1989-1990), In-house counsel at GEC
ASLTHOM TRANSPORT S.A. (1990-1996).
: Sachs Foundation (1982), Fulbright Scholarship (1983), Stark
Scholarship (1983), Rotary International Scholarship (1984),
Member of the French Committee of the International Chamber of
: European & French Law, Commercial & Business Law, International
Contracts, Mergers & Acquisitions.
Also Eric Vigneron
BELGIUM AND LUXEMBOURG
OLIVIER HANCE(Of Counsel)
Admitted to Bar :
Belgium, Luxembourg (Practices in Belgium & Luxembourg)
: French, English and Italian.
Olivier holds a Master in Laws (UCL, Belgium), a Ph.D. in Law
(Aix-Marseille, France), a two-year Executive MBA from Louvain
School of Management (Belgium), Antai (Shanghai, China), Fundacao
Getulio Vargas (Sao Paulo, Brazil) and Corvinius (Budapest,
Hungary). Dr. Hance also graduated from numerous executive masters
and programmes (INSEAD, Solvay, HEC Brussels, Tulane, etc.) in
finance, real estate, wealth management, corporate governance and
: Olivier is the author of three books translated in many
languages and the author of numerous papers. Olivier speaks
French, English and Italian
He has launched and managed various companies, sat in boards, been
partner with Deloitte & Touche (with offices at Brussels, New York
& Johannesburg) and served EU institutions. He has been teaching
management and law in many universities over the past 20 years,
notably the courses of "International Business Law" and an
international seminar on "Private Equity as an Asset Class
Belgian Bar Association; Bar of Luxembourg (list IV).
: International Law, Business Law, Real Estate Law, Corporate Law.
ALEKSANDR SMIRNOV (Of Counsel)
Admitted to Bar:
Russian Federation (Practices in Russia)
Languages : Russian, English.
Education : St. Petersburg State University Law School, Russia (2002)
Richwise Consulting Group (1998); ФГУП «Радиевый институт им.
В.Г.Хлопина» - Госкорпорация РосАтом / Federal State Unitary
Enterprise "V. Khlopin Radium Institute" RosAtom Corporation
Member: Organizer of annual Business Association Seminar dealing with issues of mediation.
: Corporate law, international and Russian tax law, international
commercial law, domestic and international arbitration, legal
regulation of Russian state-owned enterprises.
VLADIMIR A. TROITSKIY (Of Counsel)
Admitted to Bar:
Russian Federation (Practices in Russia)
: Russian, English, Spanish and German.
: Saint-Petersburg State University Law School (2002);
Saint-Petersburg State University, Business School, Economics
Department (2002); Saint-Petersburg State University Law School,
PhD (2005); Columbia University in the City of New York, Business school (MBA, 2014).
: Author of more than 40 publications, including: "The efficiency
of International governmental organizations in transitional
geopolitical conditions in the frameworks of international law
progressive development tasks" published in Izvestia: Herzen
University journal of humanities & sciences (N 104/2009, SPb);
"Forms of economic integration of CIS states" (SPb. 2008);
"International technical regulations in the states integration
process" published in Izvestia: Herzen University journal of
humanities & sciences (N 108/2010, SPb); "MERCOSUR experience of
alternative arbitration procedure as a model for CIS. Actual
problems of arbitration." (Minsk, 2010); "Unification and
harmonization of technical regulations as chief factor of
interstate integration process. Research, development and
application of high technologies in industry (SPb., 2010);
"Implementation of international technical norms to the
legislation of modern Russia" published in Customs academy
bulletin (N3/2010); "Legal aspects of EurAsEC integration"
published in History in development (SPb. 2010); "Comparative view
on assimetric integration regulation in Common economic zone of
Russia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine and Belorussia and EurAsEC" published
in Problems of modern economy: Eurasian scientific review (N
Legal adviser and chief of law department of production and trade
companies, CFO of holding company. Lawyer for City Invest Bank JSC
in Saint-Petersburg, Russia (1999-2000). Head of legal department
of City Invest Bank JSC in Saint-Petersburg, Russia, specialized
in banking and corporate law, finance, taxation and investment law
(2000-2001). Head of legal department of Universal-Contact Nets
JSC. Saint-Petersburg, Russia, specialized in Corporate law,
Intellectual property law, Patent law, International private law
(2001-2002). Vice president of legal department and international
relations of Universal-Contact Nets JSC. Saint-Petersburg, Russia,
specialized in international relations. (2002-2003). Chief
Financial Officer for UNI Oy. Helsinki, Finland, specialized in
furniture design promotion, investments, patents and taxation
(2003-2004). Vice president of Autocenter Pulkovo Ltd.,
specialized in external control, finance and tax law (2004-2006).
CEO of Pulkovo-Auto Ltd., responsible for general management
duties, development and finance (2004-2006). Senior partner of
RichWise consulting group (2006-present). Professor of
international private and public law, and law of international
organizations at Saint-Petersburg State University.
Member of expert council of Committee on the Commonwealth of
Independent States Issues of The Council of Federation of Russia.
Vice-president of Saint-Petersburg branch of UN association of
: International law, international and Russian taxation,
commercial law and arbitration
of Russia and CIS countries, technical regulations, banking
Also Dr.Evgeny Golovanov
CARLOS AUD SOBRINHO
Admitted to Bar :
Brazil. (Practices in Brazil)
: Portuguese and English
University Candido Mendes, Rio de Janeiro, Doctorate in
Current President at CAS Oil Visas. A leader in the area of
immigration, CAS prepares a strategic and effective recruitment
and transfer of skilled foreign labor in Brazil, regulating the
foreign collaborators who are uncertain about the legislation and
laws. CAS has 38 years of experience and knowledge to meet the
needs of our clients. Dr. Carlos Aud Sobrinho, the C.E.O. of CAS
and a professional with the most years of experience in the
immigration area, shows that CAS does what it promises, with
complete quality and guaranteed deadlines.
:International Law, Immigration Law.
Admitted to Bar :
French Lawyer, French Bar (1988-1995); Dominican Republic (Bar of Santo Domingo) Bar of Quebec (Canada)
: French, English, Spanish
Master Law in France (University of Dijon); Master Law in Dominican Republic UASD; Equivalency Master Law LLM USA;
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French Fiduciary tax adviser; Tax adviser for Public Accounting Firm F.W.I; Professor of Corporate Law in Bourgogne University (1994, France)
UIA (Union International of Lawyers); ABA (American Bar Association);
:Corporate Law; Tax Law; Public compliance; International Tax Law; FATCA; International Tax Treaties; International Trust and Estate Planning. International Business Transactions; General Corporate and Contract Law; International + Foreign Investments