Founding Partner, Corporate & Financial Services
Avila, Rodriguez, Hernandez, Mena & Ferri (ARHMF)
Alcides I. Avila is a founding partner of Avila Rodriguez Hernandez Mena Ferri LLP and an attorney in its Corporate and Financial Services practice
Mr. Avila represents domestic and foreign clients in all aspects of bank regulatory, lending, mergers and acquisitions and other transactional matters. With over 35 years of experience, he regularly represents clients before the Federal Reserve, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Florida Office of Financial Regulation and other regulatory agencies.
Mr. Avila has represented numerous foreign financial institutions and investors in establishing and expanding banking operations in the United States. In addition to his banking practice, he has extensive experience in domestic and international business transactions, including cross-border mergers and acquisitions and financing. Mr. Avila has also served as independent counsel to the Board of Directors of various banks in connection with compliance and enforcement actions.
Senior compliance executives and risk managers from the financial services industry together with regulators discuss current issues and emerging trends in the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing.