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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.

Notable

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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Joy Torres

Joy TorresAttorney

Horacio Valdes

Horacio ValdesOf Counsel

Articles

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...

How to Protect my Trademarks and Ideas?
Morgan & Morgan, October 2020

You are undertaking a project for a new business, a startup.You already have the financial/commercial side well thought-out, and have commissioned a designer to sketch a logo and design a corporate identity under the brand you have decided to use. You buy stationery, signs, business cards, among others. You commence the required process to obtain a notice of operation (Aviso de Operación) at the Ministry of Commerce and Industries and, at that moment, you realize that there is not one, but several businesses whose names are identical or confusingly similar to yours...

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Press

Morgan & Morgan Advised Farmalisto in an Equity Investment of Various Investors
Morgan & Morgan, December 2020

Morgan & Morgan advised Farmalisto, a health technology platform with presence in Mexico, Colombia, and Peru, with respect to the equity investment made by HBM Healthcare Investments (Cayman) Ltd., Inter-American Investment Corporation, Morgan Rio Capital Management, and other minority investors for the amount of up to US$18,000,000.00 in Farmalisto. The proceeds of the investment will be used to strengthen its innovation processes, open new markets in the region and accelerate its expansion in the places where it currently operates...

Morgan & Morgan Advised Banistmo, S.A. in Connection with the Public Offering of Senior Secured Notes for an Amount of up to US$400 Million Issued Through the ENA Master Trust
Morgan & Morgan, December 2020

Morgan & Morgan acted as counsel to Banistmo, S.A., in connection with the issuance and placement of senior secured notes due 2048 with an interest rate of 4%, for an amount up to US$400,000,000.00, issued through the ENA Master Trust, a special trust vehicle created by Empresa Nacional de Autopistas, S.A. (ENA) to raise the funds to refinance certain obligations amongst others of ENA Sur, S.A. and ENA Este, S.A., both companies that owns the concession rights on toll roads knows as “Corredor Sur” and “Corredor Este”...

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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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