– Ancient Greek aphorism
If your company needs an internal investigation, you have a dangerous situation that requires highly-skilled and experienced outside counsel. Such investigations pose a thicket of potential problems, like privilege waiver and independence challenges. Rivero Mestre has conducted internal corporate investigations in the United States and in foreign countries involving varied allegations of wrongdoing from securities fraud to accounting malpractice to Foreign Corrupt Practices, while crossing languages, borders, and cultures.
We have also represented companies and boards in derivative and other litigation related to internal investigations, and we have advised clients about their rights under D&O insurance policies.
Feb 17, 2017
MIAMI, FL- February 17, 2017—Rivero Mestre LLP announced today that Jorge A. Mestre will speak on the panel titled, Beyond Sherlock Holmes: Ethics and Inferences in Light of Amended Model Rule 8.4(g) on May 3, 2017, in San Francisco at the ABA Annual Conference.
Feb 2, 2017
MIAMI—Rivero Mestre has chosen Amanda McGovern as its 2017 Leadership Counsel on Legal Diversity (“LCLD”) Fellow—a landmark program created by the LCLD to identify, train, and advance the next generation of leaders in the legal profession.
Jan 12, 2017
MIAMI—The Commercial and Business Litigation section of the American Bar Association published an article written by Jorge A. Mestre titled Remembrance of Rules Past: Rule 44.1 at Motion to Dismiss Stage.
Jan 6, 2017
MIAMI—Jorge A. Mestre was recently quoted in the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Litigation News article, “Courts May Consider Foreign Law Declarations on Motions to Dismiss.”
Nov 22, 2016
MIAMI—Amanda McGovern spoke on two panels: The Cycle of M&A Transactions in Latin America – Doing the Deal, Regulatory Requirements and Post-Completion Risks Such as Expropriation and Law and Technology: WhatsApp & Uber: Are Governments Being Left Behind?
Nov 1, 2016
WASHINGTON—U.S. News & World Report has ranked Rivero Mestre LLP as a 2017 “Best Law Firms” Metropolitan Tier 1 in Criminal Defense: White-Collar.
Oct 29, 2016
MIAMI — Jorge A. Mestre spoke at the Second Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Pathfinder Meeting on October 27, 2016, in Dallas, TX.
Oct 24, 2016
MIAMI—Paula Aguila spoke on a panel titled: “Utilizing Professional Skills and Education from Outside the United States During the Pacific Century: A Foreign Attorney’s and Law Student’s Guide to Expanding their Legal Careers in the United States and Best Hiring Practices for Employers and Law Firms”.
Oct 21, 2016
MIAMI — For the fourth year in a row, Rivero Mestre and Jorge A. Mestre have been recognized by the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) as a “Top Performer” at the Annual Meeting in Chicago.
Sep 21, 2016
MIAMI—Rivero Mestre is proud to support the American Bar Association in their efforts to increase legal diversity through Resolution 113.
Sep 20, 2016
MIAMI– Utibe Ikpe was published in the International Law Quarterly, fall 2016 edition. Ms. Ikpe discusses current legal issues in Africa.
Sep 17, 2016
MIAMI—Andres Rivero and Bryan Paschal moderated a CLE panel at the NAMWOLF Annual Meeting in Houston on Sept. 16.