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MIAMI (July 2023) - Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney is pleased to announce that Richard Montes de Oca, shareholder in the firm’s Corporate section and International Business Transactions and Compliance practice group leader, has been elected as the Chair of The Florida Bar’s International Law Section.

In his role as Chair, he will be responsible for leading the section as a forum for knowledge, experiences, and best practices in international law.

“I am excited to be elected the Chair of The Florida Bar’s International Law Section and to continue the extraordinary work that we have accomplished for more than 40 years. During my term, my goal is to work closely with our amazing Executive Council and members to elevate the section’s international leadership,” said Montes de Oca.

“We are focused on expanding and strengthening the relationships we have established under our cooperation agreements with over 20 foreign bar associations across the globe. Ultimately, we want to increase mutual engagement and collaboration through participating in our iLaw2024 conference, publishing articles in our International Law Quarterly, hosting our section delegates and other key initiatives.”

Montes de Oca focuses his practice in the areas of corporate governance, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and securities with an emphasis in international transactions. He also specializes in global compliance and business ethics. Throughout his career, Montes de Oca has represented clients in a number of international corporate transactions and global compliance matters valued at over $5 billion in more than 30 countries, including the Americas, the Caribbean, Europe, and Russia.