Articles, Publications & Lectures

  • “Tax & Estate Planning for Wealthy Foreigners”, CABA Breakfast, Cuban-American Bar Association, May 2017
  • “Moving Your Trusts to the United States”, STEP Miami 8th Annual Summit, May 2017
  • Pro Bono with the Miami Marlins Event Sponsorship, Cuban-American Bar Association, May 2017
  • “Taxation of Colombian-American Families”, University of the Andes, Bogotá, Colombia, April 2017
  • “Latin American Investment Expo” EB-5, Miami, Florida, January 2017
  • “Foreign Investment in Cuba: A Discussion of Legal, Economic, and Structural Issues Affecting Foreign Investors”, Cuban-American Bar Association, September 2016
  • “Estate and Pre-Migratory Tax Planning for U.S. Descendants”, Florida Institute of CPA’s, Ft. Lauderdale, September 2016
  • “Real Estate Investments and Legislation in U.S.”, Seminar for Investors, One Sothebys International Realty, Barranquilla, June 2016
  • “Estate Planning”, New York Life Insurance Latino Market Top Producers Summit, Laguna Beach, March 2016
  • “IRS Is Providing More on Account Holders to Foreign Countries”, Daily Business Review, October 2015
  • “Estate Planning from A-Z” National Business Institute, Miami, August 2015
  • “Tax & Estate Planning for U.S Descendants ” STEP, Bogotá, Colombia, July 2015
  • “Legal Issues for Accountants” Alpha Kappa Psi, June 2015
  • “IRS Expansion for Tax Payers that reside outside or within the United States”, Basham Abogados, Mexico, February 2015.
  • “Case Studies in Tax & Legal Planning for Wealthy Multinational Families”, Cuban-American CPA Association International Tax Conference, January 2015
  • “Selected Tax Issues for Wealthy Multinational Families”, American Immigration Lawyers Association, Buenos Aires, November 2014
  •  “Cross-Border Wealth Planning Boot Camp”, STEP, LatAm Mexico City, September 2014
  • “Tax and Estate Considerations for U.S.- Connected Mexicans, Mexico City, September 2014
  • “Tributación Internacional y Globalización” Pontificia Universidad Católica Lima, Peru, May 2014
  • “Tax and Estate Planning for Multinational Families”, CACPA, May 2014
  • “Wealth Planning for Multinational Families with U.S. Descendants”, International Wealth Planners, Cusco, Peru, April 2014
  • “Legal and Tax Issues for Investors and potential US residents”, Immigration and Investment in Florida Conference, April 2014
  • “Tax & Legal Issues for Business Owners” LAB Miami & Legal Aid, February 2014
  • “Wealth Planning for Multinational Families”, Florida Institute of CPAs, February 2014
  • “Wealth Planning for Multinational Families”, Cuban-American CPA Association, January 2014
  • “Legal Issues for Accountants”, Cuban-American CPA Association, December 2013
  • Representative of Cuba in Exile, XXX Inter-American Accounting Conference, Uruguay, December 2013
  • “A Potpourri of Choice of Entity Issues”, Florida Institute of CPAs, Statewide Tax Conference, November 2013
  • “Tax and Estate Planning for Peruvians with U.S. Descendants or Spouses”, IWP, Lima, Peru, September, 2013
  • “U.S.- Colombia Tax Agreement to Ensure Tax Compliance” First Issue of the STEP LATAM News Digest, May, 2013
  • “How to Protect Mexicans from Unnecessary Legal and Tax Risks in the United States”, IWP, Mexico, D.F., May, 2013
  • “How to Protect Colombians from Unnecessary Legal and Tax Risks in the United States”, IWP, Bogota, Colombia, April, 2013
  • “Tax and Legal Issues for Foreigners Making U.S. Real Estate Investments”, Transnational Tax Network, Miami, April, 2013
  • “Business and Immigration Issues with a Focus on Venezuela”, Dade County Bar Association, Miami, March 2013
  • “Tax and Legal Issues for Foreigners with Investments in the United States”, Centro Maguen David, Mexico, D.F., February, 2013
  • Tax and Legal Issues for Multi-National Families, Cuban American CPA Association Annual Tax Update, January 2013
  • “How to protect your assets”, Argentina-Florida’s Chamber of Commerce, November 2012
  • Panelist, Pre-Immigration Tax Planning, American Immigration Lawyers Association, Mexico City, November 2012
  • Lecturer, Accidental Gringo II- Now What?, Society of Trust  & Estates Practitioners, Panama, September 2012
  • FATCA- Compliance Requirements and Recommendations Webinar, LavadoDinero.com, June 2012
  • Quoted, “Think Carefully Before Become a Dual U.S. Citizen, ” La Republica (Colombia), June 19, 2012
  • Family Business Succession Planning, Skylake Synagogue, May 2012
  • Asset Protection Update, Cuban American Bar Association Bulletin, Spring 2012
  • Asset Protection for Distressed Real Estate Owners, South Florida Financial Planners Association Annual Seminar, April 2012
  • Asset Protection for Business Owners, Financial Planners Association, June 2011 and April 2012
  • Quoted, “Is Your Child a Tax Cheat?” Wall Street Journal, June 30, 2011
  • Asset Protection for Business Owners, Financial Planners Association, June 2011
  • U.S. Tax and Legal Consequences for Foreigners, Interamerican Accountant Association, May 2011
  • Author, “Business Divorce: Breaking Up is Hard to Do,” Dade County Bar Association Bulletin, November 2010
  • Author, “Failure to File FBAR Comes With Stiff Penalties,” Daily Business Review, July 26, 2010
  • Quoted, “Some LLCs No Longer Safe Haven for Assets,” Daily Business Review, July 13, 2010
  • Asset Protection for Distressed Property Owners, Realtor Association of Greater Miami, September 2009
  • ¿Como Pueden los Empresarios Proteger sus Bienes?, Escuela Empresarial, July 2009
  • Asset Protection for Business Owners, Florida Institute of CPAs, June 2009
  • Asset Protection for Business Owners, LLC & Legal Choices of Entity Considerations, Alpha Kappa Psi CPE Seminar, November 2008
  • Advanced LLC Issues, National Business Institute (NBI), September 2008
  • Limited Liability Companies, NBI, June 2008
  • Demystifying Asset Protection Vehicles, NBI, November 2007
  • LLC Trends and Developments, NBI, September 2007
  • Advanced Asset Protection Strategies, NBI, July 2007
  • Asset Protection and Liability Minimization for Business Owners, South Miami / Kendall Bar Association Meeting, February 2007
  • Choice of Business Entity, Florida Bar Midyear Meeting, January 2007
  • Choice of Business Entity, Florida Institute of CPAs, Miami-Dade Chapter, January 2007
  • From a Caterpillar to a Butterfly – Converting Corporations to LLCs, Cuban American Bar Association Newsletter – Winter 2006-2007
  • Essential Skills for Drafting LLC Agreements, NBI, September 2006
  • Panelist, Wells Fargo Wealth Building Workshop, May 2006
  • Advanced Issues in LLC Formation and Operation in Florida, NBI, June & September 2005
  • Legal Issues for Accountants, Florida Institute of CPAs, Broward Chapter, May 2005
  • Analysis and Application of Advanced Principles in Florida Section 1031 Transactions, NBI, May 2005
  • LLC and LLP Issues in Florida, NBI, November 2004 (available online at West LegalEdCenter)
  • Interviewed, Hoy en el Mundo, Telemundo, May 27, 2004
  • Panelist, Corporate Governance: An Executive Update, National Association of Corporate Directors, May 27, 2004
  • Advanced LLC Issues in Florida, NBI, May 2004 (available online at West LegalEdCenter)
  • Program Chair, Counseling Business Clients Regarding Privacy: A Guide for Attorneys and Accountants, The Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education, May 28, 2003
  • Quoted, “For Your Eyes Only”, Florida Bar News, April 30, 2003
  • Quoted, “Kimball [Real Estate] Forecast”, Daily Business Review, February 21, 2003
  • Lecturer, Florida International University School of Annual Accounting Continuing Professional Education Program, 2002-2010
  • Lecturer, Alpha Kappa Psi Annual Accounting & Auditing Continuing Professional Education Seminar, 2002-2016
  • Panelist, Venture Capital in Latin America, U.S.-Argentina Strategic Partners Conference, U.S. Department of Commerce & The Republic of Argentina, March 2001
  • Co-Author, Ernst & Young International Tax Alert Regarding Ecuadorian Tax Reform, 1999