Nyana Abreu Miller, an attorney at Sequor Law, focuses her practice on cross-border insolvency, marital asset recovery and financial fraud. Nyana has worked on cases brought under Chapter 15 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code on behalf of foreign office holders of bankrupt Latin American companies and financial institutions where insiders concealed hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of assets into or through the United States. She has represented individuals, corporations, receivers and trustees in applications for assistance in obtaining evidence under 28 U.S.C § 1782, in litigation and in judgment enforcement proceedings. Nyana has domesticated and enforced foreign judgments under Florida’s Uniform Out-of-country Foreign Money-Judgment Recognition Act.
Nyana currently serves as the Latin America Regional Director for the International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC). She is a member of the International Section of the Florida Bar, the American Bankruptcy Institute and IWIRC. Nyana is regularly invited to present, in both English and Portuguese, on topics related to international asset recovery. She was honored by Super Lawyers Magazine as a 2020 Rising Star in Florida.
Prior to joining Sequor Law, Nyana worked on commercial, financial and real estate transactions at an international law firm. In that position, she represented bank syndicates in financial transactions for various purposes, including working capital, international trade and acquisitions.
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