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Morgan & Morgan

Morgan & Morgan  

Legal Services | Panama

tel: +507 265 7777 | fax: +507 265 7700
MMG Tower | Panama | Panama

Morgan & Morgan's Overview

Morgan & Morgan is a full service Panamanian law firm, regularly assisting local and foreign corporations from different industries, as well as recognized financial institutions and government institutions, in important investments in Panama and the region. The firm is a member of the Morgan & Morgan Group, an extensive network of legal, fiduciary and financial services with operations in America, Asia, and Europe.

Of particular note is our continuous advice for clients involved in all stages of the development of important projects related to energy, banking, water supply, real estate, oil, mining, infrastructure, insurance, retail, ports and transportation, among others.

The growth of Panamanian economy and the fact that Panama has become an important regional investment center, has required that Morgan & Morgan´s attorneys acquire considerable experience in multidisciplinary practices covering the entire spectrum of the needs of our clients when doing business in Panama.

  • Year this Office was Established: 1923
  • Number of Offices Worldwide: 16
  • Lawyers Worldwide: 85

Languages: Spanish, English, Italian, Japanese, French, Portuguese and German.


Areas of Practice
  • Antitrust and Consumer Protection
  • Banking and Finance
  • Criminal Law
  • Energy and Natural Resources
  • Estate Planning
  • Government Procurement and Contracts
  • Immigration Law
  • Insurance and Reinsurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Company Formation
  • Labor Law
  • Litigation and Dispute Resolution
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Mining
  • Projects
  • Real Estate
  • Securities and Capital Markets
  • Ship Finance and Registration
  • Shipping and Admiralty Litigation
  • Taxation
Representative Clients
  • ABN Amro Bank, Avanzalia, BAC, Banco La Hipotecaria, Banistmo, Banvivienda, BBVA, Biwater, Caterpillar Financial Services Corp., Cirsa Gaming Corporation, Citibank Panama, Constructora Urbana (CUSA), Corporacion Andina de Fomento (CAF), Corporacion Interamericana para el Financiamiento de Infraestructura (CIFI), Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Electron Investment, FCC Construccion de Centroamerica, First Group America, Global Bank Corporation, Grupo Verde Azul, Hanwha Q Cells USA, Hormel Food Corporate Services, Hyundai Merchant Marine, International Finance Corporation (IFC), KN Trading Co. Ltd., Kraft Foods Group, Louis Vuitton Malletier, Melones Oil Terminal, Minera Panama, Mitsubishi Logistics Corp., Mitsui-Soko Co. Ltd., Panama Ports Company (subsidiary of Hutchinson Ports Holding), Royal Bank of Canada, Samsung Logistics Corp., SBA Telecommunications, Secretaria del Metro de Panama, Shanghai Georgeous Investment Bank, SK Shipping Co. Ltd., Solariredirect, T.Y. Lin, International Group, The AES Corporation, The Clorox Company, The Korea Development Bank, Volkswagen, Wells Fargo Bank, among others.




Horacio Valdes

Horacio ValdesOf Counsel


Regulatory Immigration Framework: Options to immigrate and work in Panama
Morgan & Morgan, August 2017

Introduction. Panama has become a popular destination to immigrate in the region, due to its economic growth and socio-political stability which contrasts with other neighboring countries´ intricate conditions. Within the last decade, multiple infrastructure projects, as well as incentives favorable to establish and operate multinational companies have resulted in an increase of foreign nationals within the country, creating a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural society...

Paternity Leave for Employees and Public Servants (Panama)
Morgan & Morgan, July 2017

On May 24, 2017, Act 27 of May 23rd, 2017 was published in the Official Gazette No. 28285-B of May 24th, 2017, which establishes the Paternity Leave, applicable both to employees of private sector, as well as to public servants, effective since May 25th, 2017.This Act, whose initiative was promoted by the Ministry of Labor, is based on the duty of the Panamanian state to protect the family, sacred in our Constitution...

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Morgan & Morgan advised General Electric in the worldwide sale of its water treatment and management business
Morgan & Morgan, August 2017

Morgan & Morgan acted as Panamanian counsel to the US multinational company General Electric (GE), in connection with the worldwide sale of GE Water & Process Technologies, acquired by French company Suez and Canadian group Caisse de Dépot et Placement de Quebec. For this transaction, the firm was required to advise GE on legal matters related to the part that included a Panamanian company and the business of this corporation in Panama. Roberto Vidal, Senior Associate of Morgan & Morgan, participated in this transaction...

Morgan & Morgan advised Banco Inbursa in the purchase and assignment of Credits Master Agreement for a value of US$415 millions
Morgan & Morgan, August 2017

Morgan & Morgan advised Banco Inbursa, S.A., Institucion de Banca Multiple, as buyer in the master agreement for the purchase and assignment of non-recourse credits through an evolving discount purchase facility for a value of US$ 415,000,000.00 of certain specific credit rights of Consorcio Linea 2 de Metro de Panama, comprised of FCC Construccion, S.A. as seller and assignor, and Constructora Norberto Odebrecht, S.A. as assignor. In addition, Metrotrust, S.A. acted as trustee, assignee and local agent for collection of assigned credits...

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Panama - International Business & Financial Center
Morgan & Morgan 

With this Blog I would like to make available to all those interested, family, friends, colleagues, and both adversaries and sympathizers of my thesis, the product of many years of research, interviews, articles, references and collaborations that focus upon Panama as an international center for...

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Pro Bono Our attorneys dedicate more than 2,000 hours per year to pro bono related activities. More than 55 lawyers are involved by helping over 20 NGO’s and other groups working on social projects. Of significant impact, we can mention our support on the creation of Panama’s first Central Blood Bank and first Food Bank. We also focus our efforts in providing support to women in domestic violence situations. Our lawyers participate in legal assistance fairs were just last year we helped more than 300 participants from different communities.

WSG's members are independent firms and are not affiliated in the joint practice of professional services. Each member exercises its own individual judgments on all client matters.

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