log in
Print | Back

Morgan & Morgan

Morgan & Morgan  

Legal Services | Panama

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

Main Contacts

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, government agencies and individual clients.

Of particular note is our continuous advice for clients involved in all stages of the development of important projects related to energy, water supply, construction, oil, mining, public infrastructure, retail, ports, 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.

  • Year this Office was Established: 1923
  • 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




Joy Torres

Joy TorresAttorney

Horacio Valdes

Horacio ValdesOf Counsel


Regulations on Accounting Records for Offshore Companies
Morgan & Morgan, August 2019

In order to comply with the international guidelines regarding corporate transparency, the government of Panama enacted Law 52 of October 27, 2016 in the Official Gazette, which establishes the obligation for Panamanian companies and other entities to maintain accounting records, financial records and supporting documentation of all transactions that took place during the last five (5) years, so that their financial status can be easily determined with reasonable accuracy. The corresponding records and documentation should be sufficient to demonstrate and evidence the transactions executed by the company accurately...

New immigration changes in Panama: SEM, Special Regularization Process and Aviation
Morgan & Morgan, June 2019

Executive Decree No. 238 of June 10, 2019 Requirements to apply for permanent residency for executives of Multinational Headquarters offices (“SEM” for its acronym in Spanish) As of June 11th, 2019, the requirements to apply for the Permanent Resident Permit for Executives of SEM companies who i) continue working at a SEM company, and ii) no longer work for a SEM company. Comments: This Residence Permit will be applicable to those foreigners that are working or that had worked for a SEM company for a minimum of 5 years. This five (5) year period can be counted continuously or in intervals...

All articles submitted by Morgan & Morgan


Morgan & Morgan Participated in Seminar on National and International Arbitration
Morgan & Morgan, August 2019

Panama, August 5, 2019. Mayte Sanchez, associate at the Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice group of Morgan & Morgan, was invited to participate as speaker in the National and International Arbitration Seminar, organized by the Conciliation and Arbitration Center of Panama (CeCAP, for its initials in Spanish). The activity, which was held as part of the 25th Anniversary of CeCAP, covered important subjects on national and international arbitration laws, trends and regulations...

Who´s Who Legal Thought Leaders Litigation 2019: Jose Carrizo
Morgan & Morgan, August 2019

Panama, August 5, 2019. Jose Carrizo, partner and head of the Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice of the firm, was listed once again in the Who´s Who Legal Thought Leaders Litigation Guide 2019, a publication that highlights the skills and know-how of the best litigation lawyers worldwide, based on the number of nominations received by clients and legal practitioners. “Jose Carrizo commands great respect in the market and is known for providing clients with excellent representation on administrative law and banking matters.”, WWL says...

All press submitted by Morgan & Morgan

More on Morgan & Morgan

Pro Bono Morgan & Morgan has the most prominent corporate social responsibility project among Panamanian law firms. Throughout our pro bono program, we provide: • Free legal advice to more than 20 non-governmental organizations on matters related to corporate, regulatory, labor, and tax. • Support on the creation of significant legislation that promote social development such as: o Law on Volunteering in the Republic of Panama. o Law that creates the Food Bank of Panama. o Law that creates the Central Blood Bank of Panama. o Law that creates Panama Chambers of Recycling. o Law that creates the Board of the National Theater of Panama. o Law that creates the Board of the Museum Reina Torres de Arauz.

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.

HOME | SITE MAP | GLANCE | PRIVACY POLICY | DISCLAIMER |  © World Services Group, 2019