Francisco O. Sanchez

Francisco O. Sanchez

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Francisco O. Sanchez is a business litigator who focuses on assisting clients in resolving disputes and achieving business objectives in the most cost-effective manner possible. In addition to handling complex commercial matters of various types, including federal and state court litigation, administrative proceedings, and international and domestic arbitrations, Francisco's practice includes conducting internal corporate investigations and advising clients regarding a variety of regulatory compliance and other internal corporate issues. Francisco's current client base consists of a variety of corporations and businesses with international operations in Latin America and elsewhere abroad.

Concentrations

  • Business and general litigation
  • International and domestic alternative dispute resolution
  • Investigations and compliance
  • Foreign corrupt practices act (FCPA) & global anti-corruption
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取扱分野

実績紹介

  • Obtained final award in favor of Canadian software implementation company in multimillion-dollar international arbitration proceeding brought against it by former client for breach of contract and various fraud-based claims.
  • Represented Nicaraguan ethanol producer in recovery of multimillion-euro award in international arbitration proceeding brought against purchaser for breach of purchase contract.
  • Represented Canadian online content distribution company in jury trial in federal district court based on lawsuit brought by competitor for breach of contract and tortious interference.
  • Represented Latin-American concert promoter in jury trial in state court based on lawsuit brought by venue owner for fraud and breach of contract.
  • Obtained dismissal of bankruptcy court adversary proceeding initiated by bankruptcy trustee against national financial services institution for breach of contract, fraudulent transfer and unjust enrichment.
  • Obtained final judgment in favor of bankruptcy estate in adversary proceeding brought in bankruptcy court against multiple successor entities to avoid fraudulent conveyances and asset transfers and recover damages for theft of certain intellectual property and other assets of bankruptcy estate.
  • Represented Venezuelan brokerage firm in forfeiture proceedings in federal district court to recover multiple millions -of -dollars seized by the U.S. government.
  • Represented various commodities and foreign currency brokerage firms, and individual brokers, in administrative proceedings brought by self-regulatory organizations and in enforcement actions brought by government agencies in federal district court.
  • Participated in conducting internal investigation of international resort management and operation  company concerning regulatory compliance and corporate issues.
  • Participated in conducting internal investigation of international telecommunications company concerning employee conduct.
  • Participated in conducting internal investigation of medical device manufacturer concerning employee conduct.
  • Participated in conducting internal investigation of international pharmaceutical company concerning employee conduct.
  • Participated in conducting internal risk assessment and developing anti-corruption compliance program for multinational technology company with operations throughout Latin America and elsewhere abroad.
  • Participated in conducting internal risk assessment and developing anti-corruption compliance program for multinational retail company with operations throughout Latin America and elsewhere abroad.

受賞歴・所属団体

  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Florida Super Lawyers, "Rising Star," 2009-2017
  • Listed, Legal Elite Up and Comer, Florida Trend magazine, 2010
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Cuban American Bar Association
  • Member, International Bar Association
  • Member, International Section of the Florida Bar

学歴・資格・言語

学歴
  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 2002
  • B.S., Multinational Business, Finance, cum laude, Florida State University, 1999
弁護士資格
  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
言語
  • Spanish, Fluent