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Morgan & Morgan

Morgan & Morgan  

Legal Services | Panama

www.morimor.com
tel: +507 265 7777 | fax: +507 265 7700
MMG Tower | Panama | Panama


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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.

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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
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Articles

The United States Corporate Transparency Act (“CTA”) of 2021
Morgan & Morgan, April 2021

What is the CTA? The CTA was enacted on January 1st, 2021 as part of the National Defense Authorization Act to prevent the use of companies to evade anti-money laundering rules or to hide other illegal activities. Under the CTA companies will be required to report information regarding its beneficial owners with a beneficial ownership registry maintained by the United States Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN)...

The Philosophy Behind the Successful Economic Substance Regime of the BVI
Morgan & Morgan, November 2020

Following the introduction in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) of the Economic Substance (Companies and Limited Partnerships) Act, 2018 (ESA), which became effective on January 1st, 2019, some questioned the sustainability of BVI’s position as a leading international financial centre. While we cannot underestimate those concerns, we believe that there is also evidence that ESA will not have a negative impact on the BVI. In fact, it will help to curb any irrational fears that may have been detrimental to businesses, families, investors, and professionals using BVI vehicles in the recent times...

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Press

Morgan & Morgan advised Banco Davivienda Salvadoreño, S.A. in a US$39.5 million financing to companies that are part of the Premium Restaurant Brands group.
Morgan & Morgan, April 2021

Morgan & Morgan advised Banco Davivienda Salvadoreño, S.A. (the “Bank”), of Colombian Grupo Empresarial Bolívar, which also has operations in Panama, Costa Rica, Honduras, El Salvador and Miami, in a US$39,500,000.00 financing granted in favor of certain companies part of the Premium Restaurant Brands Group (the “Group”), as well as in the creation of security interests in favor of the Bank, to guarantee the financing. The Group has a presence in El Salvador, Guatemala, Costa Rica, and Mexico, with 27 years of experience in operating fast-food restaurants in the region. Partner Roberto Vidal and International Associate Miguel Arias M. assisted in the transaction...

Morgan & Morgan Pro Bono Program Repeats International Recognition.
Morgan & Morgan, March 2021

For the eight year in a row, Morgan & Morgan has received the “Leading Lights” recognition in Latin America for the firm´s Pro Bono program. In Panama, only Morgan & Morgan achieved this status, sharing honors with other high-caliber firms across the region. This distinction is granted annually by Latin Lawyer, who, together with the Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice, investigates the institutionalization of the practice within the firms and the participation of their lawyers...

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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 25 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.

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