Pablo Epifanio

Pablo Epifanio

Associate

Expertise

  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Securities and Capital Markets

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

Morgan & Morgan
Panama

Profile
Pablo Epifanio is Senior Associate in the Corporate Law Department where he has been involved on matters pertaining mergers and acquisitions, securities and public offerings, real estate, banking and finance, project finance, and AML.

He has experience advising banks, financial institutions and private companies, in several transactions some involving cross-border components and usually involving dollar amounts in the millions. He is recognized for his participation in the first ever public offering of revolving Green Bonds issued in the Republic of Panama.

In addition, Mr. Epifanio has substantial experience in setting up and registering investment companies and real estate investment companies (REIT) before the Superintendency of the Capital Markets of the Republic of Panama.

Mr. Epifanio joined the firm late 2007, as member of the Real Estate Practice Group, where he participated in all kinds of real estate transactions. Additionally, he was responsible of providing legal advice to the corporate banking area of HSBC, handling all kinds of debt agreements and corporate guarantees. Prior to joining Morgan & Morgan, he worked at prominent local firms where he obtained experience in administrative matters.

Mr. Epifanio obtained an LL.B. from Universidad Santa Maria La Antigua (2007), plus an LL.M. in Banking Law (Magna Cum Laude, 2010), and a second LL.M. in Commercial Law (Magna Cum Laude 2011) from Universidad Santa Maria La Antigua. Thereafter, he obtained an LL.M. in Corporate & Securities Law from Vanderbilt University, Law School, Nashville TN, U.S.A. (2013).

He is admitted to practice law in the Republic of Panama.


Areas of Practice

Mergers and Acquisitions | Securities and Capital Markets

Articles

Startup Financing
Morgan & Morgan, September 2020

A company’s need for substantial amounts of capital is intensified when looking to grow quickly, or develop an innovative product that will disrupt the market in a meaningful way. This is true to any company, and is especially true to innovative and disruptive startups, which aim at creating new markets, revolutionizing existing ones and prevailing over traditional market participants...

Superintendence of Non-Financial Regulated Persons Issues New Regulations in Relation to Attorneys and Accountants
Morgan & Morgan, August 2020

Panama, 24 July 2020. By means of Rule JD-01-2020, published in the Official Gazette No. 29076 of 24 July 2020, the Superintendence of Non-Financial Regulated Persons (SNFR) has established a set of rules and obligations imposed to attorneys and accountants whenever they incur in any of the regulated activities under Law 23 of 2015, which relates to prevention of money laundering, financing of arms of mass destruction and financing of terrorism...

Legal Feasibility of Electronic Signatures in the Republic of Panama
Morgan & Morgan, May 2020

Given the state of emergency declared by the Panamanian Government as a result of the COVID 19 pandemic, the stay at home orders issued by the health authorities and the social distancing that is essential to control the outbreak, the technological tools available for companies to operate remotely are vital...