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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, 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
  • 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


Why Bahamas is the Clear Choice for Financial and Corporate Services Providers?
Morgan & Morgan, September 2018

Morgan & Morgan opened its first offices in The Bahamas since 1991. We created MMG (Bahamas) Ltd. as a corporate service and later on, in 1996, founded MMG Bank & Trust Ltd., which started our financial unit´s successful path into the financial service industry. Our board of directors decide in the mid-90s that The Bahamas was going to be one of our prominent jurisdictions because this sovereign country has become a well-recognized and reputable international financial center, with a modern and robust legislation, governmental supervision oriented towards facilitating business ventures and has an enviable workforce of seasoned and educated professionals...

New Law Establishes a Legal Framework for the Comprehensive Approach to Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) and the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
Morgan & Morgan, September 2018

Law 40 has, among other, some provisions that affect the workplace, such as the following: Obligations and prohibitions for employers: Any discrimination and stigmatizing or segregating act is prohibited to the detriment of those affected, as well as against their relatives and friends. Every employer is obliged to implement practical ILO recommendations on STI and HIV, and must take all necessary measures to effectively protect the life and health of its affected workers. The worker is not obliged to inform his employer or his co-workers about his condition as an affected person...

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Morgan & Morgan advised the Hitachi, Ltd., Mitsubishi Corporation, and Ansaldo STS, S.p.A. with an Agreement to provide a monorail system for Line 3 of the Metro of Panama
Morgan & Morgan, September 2018

Panama, September 13, 2018. Morgan & Morgan advised the Hitachi, Ltd., Mitsubishi Corporation, and Ansaldo STS, S.p.A., in connection with an Agreement signed with Metro de Panamá, S.A., a corporation 100% owned by the Republic of Panama, regarding the participation of this group of companies that, led by Hitachi, Ltd., shall perform the works of the Nominated Subcontractor under the turn-key contract for the Monorail type Line 3 of the Metro of Panama Project (the Line 3 Project), which will be signed with a Main Contractor selected through a public bidding process under the laws of the Republic of Panama...

Morgan & Morgan participated in asset securitization conference
Morgan & Morgan, September 2018

Panama, August 25, 2018. With the topic "Panamanian Fiscal Regulatory Framework in International Securitization", Mr. Francisco Arias G., partner in charge of the Securities and Capital Markets practice group of Morgan & Morgan, participated as a speaker in the conference Latest Trends in Asset Securitization: Applications to the Panamanian Market. The event was organized by Flex Funds, a firm specializing in vehicles for worldwide investment. The seminar was held at the Hilton Hotel in Panama City, and was attended by representatives of financial institutions, investment advisors, asset managers, family businesses, among other local and international professionals...

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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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