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Morgan & Morgan Advised in the Acquisition of Cemento Interoceanico, S.A.
Morgan & Morgan, December 2019
Panama

Morgan & Morgan acted as counsel to the majority shareholders of Cemento Interoceanico, S.A., a Panamanian company dedicated to the production, commercialization and distribution of cement, concrete and derivative products, with respect to the sale of 75% of the issued and outstanding shares of the company to Cemento de Panama S.L. Cemento de Panama S.L...

Morgan & Morgan Advised Avianca Holdings, S.A. in Exchange Offer of Senior Notes for US$550,000,000
Morgan & Morgan, November 2019
Panama

Morgan & Morgan advised Avianca Holdings, S.A., a company incorporated under the laws of the Republic of Panama (the “Company”), in launch and consummation of an exchange offer of the Company’s previously issued US$550,000,000 8.375% Senior Notes due 2020 for newly issued US$550,000,000 8.375% Senior Secured Notes Due 2020 (the “Exchange Notes”)...

Morgan & Morgan Participated in The International Maritime Law Seminar 2019
Morgan & Morgan, November 2019
Panama

Luis G. Raven, partner in the Shipping and Admiralty Litigation Department of Morgan & Morgan, participated in The International Maritime Law Seminar (IMLS), an annual event that takes place in the City of London and seeks to provide in-depth analysis and discussion of current legal topics critical to the marine industry...

New Law on Tax Amnesty in Panama: Corporations and Private Interest Foundations
Morgan & Morgan, October 2019
Panama

The Panamanian government has issued Law 99 of October 11, 2019, which establishes a General Tax Amnesty Law (“Amnesty”) that includes the elimination, for a limited period, of the penalties and surcharges caused by non-payment of the obligations with the National Treasury for corporations and private interest foundations...

Morgan & Morgan Advised in the Sale of a Frozen Desserts Business in the Republic of Panama
Morgan & Morgan, September 2019
Panama

Morgan & Morgan advised the sellers of a business engaged in the production, distribution and sale of ice pops, sorbets, ice cream and frozen desserts in the Republic of Panama. Partners Francisco Arias G. and Roberto Vidal, and associate Cristina De Roux, participated in this transaction...

New Requirements to Request Rehabilitation of Permanent Residence Permits in Panama
Morgan & Morgan, September 2019
Panama

Resolution No. 17405 of August 29th, 2019. As of September 4TH, 2019, The National Immigration Authority (hereinafter “SNM” for its acronym in Spanish) established new requirements to request Rehabilitation of Permanent Residence Permits (hereinafter “Rehabilitation”) for foreigners, who have remained outside of Panama for more than two (2) years and up to six (6) years...

Morgan & Morgan is Nominated at the Latin American Energy and Infrastructure Awards
Morgan & Morgan, September 2019
Panama

Morgan & Morgan and 3 lawyers of the firm are nominated in the first edition of the Latin American Energy and Infrastructure Awards, an event organized by the Iberian Legal Group and its publication The Latin American Lawyer, with the aim to recognize the excellence and achievements of professionals in the energy and infrastructure sector in the region...

Morgan & Morgan Advised Grupo Mercantil in Connection with the Registration of 104,760,961 Common Chares of its Panamanian Holding Mercantil Servicios Financieros Internacional, S.A.
Morgan & Morgan, August 2019
Panama

Morgan & Morgan acted as counsel to Grupo Mercantil in connection with the registration of 104,760,961 common shares of its Panamanian holding Mercantil Servicios Financieros Internacional, S.A. with the Superintendency of Capital Markets of Panama for its negotiation in the secondary market, shares that have been also listed on the Panama Stock Exchange since August 22, 2019...

Morgan & Morgan Advised Cirsa Enterprises S.L.U. in Connection with the Offering of Senior Secured Notes for an Amount of Up To €490,000,000
Morgan & Morgan, August 2019
Panama

Panama, August 26, 2019. Morgan & Morgan acted as counsel to Cirsa Enterprises S.L.U. in connection with the offering of €490,000,000 senior secured notes due 2025 with a floating interest rate of three-month EURIBOR (subject to a 0% floor) plus 362.5 basis points per year, reset quarterly, issued by Cirsa Finance International S.à.r.l., and to be guaranteed by the Cirsa Enterprises S.L.U...

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

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)...

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

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...

Morgan & Morgan Recognized in Chambers Global Guide-2019
Morgan & Morgan, July 2019
Panama

Morgan & Morgan´s Panama office, and fifteen attorneys of the firm were recognized in the Chambers Global 2019, guide of the best lawyers and law firms across the world. The firm has been ranked in the areas of Corporate/Commercial, Banking & Finance, Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property, Offshore, Shipping and Shipping Litigation...

Morgan & Morgan is Recognized for its Pro Bono program
Morgan & Morgan, July 2019
Panama

For the sixth consecutive year, Morgan & Morgan has received the “Leading Lights” recognition in Latin America for the Pro Bono program that the firm executes. This distinction was granted by the publication Latin Lawyer, who together with the Cyrus R...

Morgan & Morgan Advised Cirsa Enterprises S.L.U. in Connection with the Offering of Senior Secured Notes for an Amount of up to €390,000,000
Morgan & Morgan, June 2019
Panama

Panama, May 28, 2019. Morgan & Morgan acted as counsel to Cirsa Enterprises S.L.U. in connection with the offering of €390,000,000 4.750% senior secured notes due 2025, issued by Cirsa Finance International S.à.r.l., and to be guaranteed by the Cirsa Enterprises S.L.U. and, among others, Gaming & Services de Panama, S.A...

Morgan & Morgan Advised IDB Invest in Connection with a Loan Facility to Global Bank Corporation
Morgan & Morgan, April 2019
Panama

Morgan & Morgan advised IDB Invest, a worldwide financial institution with presence in Latin America and the Caribbean region, in connection with a loan facility granted to Global Bank Corporation for an amount of up to US$60,000,000.00 (with an option for further supplements)...

Outstanding Participation of Morgan & Morgan at Panama Maritime Conference and Exhibition 2019
Morgan & Morgan, April 2019
Panama

More than 500 local and international companies and individuals from the maritime industry gathered in the Republic of Panama for the fourteenth edition of Panama Maritime Conference & Exhibition, the largest maritime event in Panama, which took place from March 17th to March 19th, 2019, at the Megapolis Convention Center...

Morgan & Morgan Advised Banco La Hipotecaria, S.A. in the Registration of Mortgage Loans Notes for an Amount of up to US$40 Million
Morgan & Morgan, March 2019
Panama

Banco La Hipotecaria, S.A., acting as trustee of the Fifteenth Mortgage-Backed Notes Trust (an issuer trust constituted under the laws of Panama), registered Mortgage Loans Notes in three tranches for an amount of up to US$40,000,000 with the Superintendency of Capital Markets of Panama, which notes were successfully placed through the Panama Stock Exchange...

Morgan & Morgan Advised Banco La Hipotecaria, S.A. in the Registration of Mortgage Loans Notes for an Amount of up to US$60 Million
Morgan & Morgan, March 2019
Panama

Banco La Hipotecaria, S.A., acting as trustee of the Fourteenth Mortgage-Backed Notes Trust (an issuer trust constituted under the laws of Panama), registered Mortgage Loans Notes in three tranches for an amount of up to US$60,000,000 with the Superintendency of Capital Markets of Panama, which notes were successfully placed through the Panama Stock Exchange...

Morgan & Morgan represented Electron Investment, S.A. in an arbitration process filed by Constructora Seli Panamá, S.A. before the International Chamber of Commerce
Morgan & Morgan, March 2019
Panama

Panama, February 18, 2019. Morgan & Morgan was part of the team of lawyers that represented Electron Investment, S.A. (“EISA”), in an arbitration process filed by Constructora Seli Panamá, S.A. (“SELI”), before the International Chamber of Commerce (“ICC”)...

Morgan & Morgan Advised Farallon Nicaragua in the Sale of its Shrimp Producing and Supplying Business to Cooke Inc.
Morgan & Morgan, March 2019
Panama

Morgan & Morgan acted as Panamanian legal counsel to Farallon Nicaragua, a vertically integrated producer of farmed shrimp and a leading supplier of branded fresh-frozen shrimp to major markets in Asia Europe and the U.S., in connection with the sale of its business to Cooke Inc., a New Brunswick Canadian company and parent of Cooke Aquaculture Inc...

Morgan & Morgan Promotes New Partners to its Corporate Law Practice
Morgan & Morgan, January 2019
Panama

Panama, January 5, 2019. Morgan & Morgan is pleased to announce the promotion of attorneys Roberto Vidal and Kharla Aizpurua Olmos to the partnership of the firm. The designations of Mr. Vidal and Mrs. Aizpurua Olmos reinforces the firm´s already robust Corporate Law practice. Mr...

Morgan & Morgan Promotes New Partner to its Shipping and Admiralty Litigation Practice
Morgan & Morgan, January 2019
Panama

Panama, January 5, 2019. Morgan & Morgan is pleased to announce the promotion of attorney Luis G. Raven to the partnership of the firm. The designation of Mr. Raven reinforces the firm´s already robust Shipping and Admiralty Litigation practice. With more than 10 years of experience, Mr...

Morgan & Morgan Advised Banco La Hipotecaria, S.A. in the Structuring of its First Covered Bond Program
Morgan & Morgan, December 2018
Panama

Morgan & Morgan advised Banco La Hipotecaria, S.A. (BLH) in the structuring of its first covered bond program from which BLH may issue covered bonds pursuant to Rule 144A and Regulation S of the Securities Act of 1933 in series, from time to time, up to a maximum aggregate nominal amount of US$200,000,000...

Morgan & Morgan Advised The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. in the Negotiation of a Security Purchase Agreement with McDermott International, Inc.
Morgan & Morgan, December 2018
Panama

Morgan & Morgan represented certain investment funds managed by the Merchant Banking Division of The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (“Goldman Sachs”) in the negotiation of a Security Purchase Agreement pursuant to which Goldman Sachs acquired for US$300 Million, 12% Redeemable Preferred Stock of McDermott International, Inc...

Morgan & Morgan is Internationally Recognized for its Community Legal Assistance Program
Morgan & Morgan, November 2018
Panama

Panama, November 14, 2018. We are proud to announce that Morgan & Morgan, through the work carried out by its Community Legal Assistance Program, received the international recognition “Regional Best Practices Award for Sustainable Development in Latin America and the Caribbean” for the work the organization has been doing on the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) # 5: Gender Equality...

Morgan & Morgan Among the 100 Companies with the Best Corporate Reputation in Panama
Morgan & Morgan, October 2018
Panama

Panama, October 12, 2018. Morgan & Morgan was the only Panamanian law firm ranked in the first version of the “Top Companies with the Best Corporate Reputation in Panama”. Likewise, Juan David Morgan G...

Morgan & Morgan advised Engie Solar in the Sale of its Ownership in PanamaSolar2, S.A.
Morgan & Morgan, October 2018
Panama

Morgan & Morgan represented Engie Solar in the sale of its ownership in PanamaSolar2, S.A., to Latin Renewables Infrastructure Funds managed by Real Infrastructure Capital Partners...

Morgan & Morgan Distinguished as a Panamanian Top Law Firm in Chambers Latin America 2019
Morgan & Morgan, September 2018
Panama

Morgan & Morgan and sixteen attorneys of the firm were recognized in the Chambers Latin America 2019, guide of the best lawyers and law firms across 20 countries of Central America, the Caribbean, South America and Mexico...

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

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...

Morgan & Morgan Participated in Asset Securitization Conference
Morgan & Morgan, September 2018
Panama

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...

Morgan & Morgan advised Cirsa Gaming Corporation, S.A. in connection with the offering of senior secured notes and floating rate senior secured notes
Morgan & Morgan, August 2018
Panama

Morgan & Morgan acted as counsel to Cirsa Gaming Corporation, S.A. (Cirsa) in connection with the offering of �663,000,000 6.250% senior secured notes due 2023, �425,000,000 floating rate senior secured notes due 2023, U.S. $550,000,000 7.875% senior secured notes due 2023, issued by LHMC Finco S.a.r.l. (Issuer), and to be guaranteed by the Issuer and, among others, Gaming & Services de Panama, S...

Kharla Aizpurua Olmos, member of the boards of foundations WIP Panama and Dona Felicidad
Morgan & Morgan, August 2018
Panama

For the second consecutive year, Ms. Kharla Aizpurua Olmos, Senior Associate of Morgan & Morgan, has been appointed as member of the Board of Directors of Fundacion WIP Panama. She has also been designated as member of the Board of Directors of Fundacion Dona Felicidad...

Foreigners with nationalities that require an entry visa may enter Panama with visas from Korea, Japan or Singapore
Morgan & Morgan, August 2018
Panama

As of August 8th, 2018, foreigners of nationalities that require a visa to enter the Republic of Panama may enter with a Schengen Visa or current Residency from Korea, Japan or Singapore. Comments: By means of Executive Decree No...

Morgan & Morgan advised Alta Cordillera in connection with a credit facility agreement
Morgan & Morgan, July 2018
Panama

Morgan & Morgan acted as special Panamanian counsel to Alta Cordillera, S.A., in connection with a credit facility granted by PDS Gaming-International, LLC, M&G Illiquid Credit Opportunities Fund Limited and M&G Illiquid Credit Opportunities Fund II Limited, as lenders, to Alta Cordillera and Codere Newco, S.A.U., as borrowers...

Morgan & Morgan recognized in Chambers Global Guide-2018
Morgan & Morgan, July 2018
Panama

Morgan & Morgan�s Panama office, and fifteen attorneys of the firm were recognized in the Chambers Global 2018, guide of the best lawyers and law firms across 190 jurisdictions in the world. The firm has been ranked in the first Bands within the areas of Corporate/Commercial, Banking & Finance, Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property, Offshore, Shipping and Shipping Litigation...

Morgan & Morgan advised Hidrotenencias, S.A., with respect to the sale of its hydroelectric generation business to EnfraGen Spain, S.A.
Morgan & Morgan, July 2018
Panama

Morgan & Morgan acted as Panamanian counsel to the shareholders of Hidrotenencias, S.A., a company that owns and operates three run-of-the-river hydropower plants located in the province of Chiriqui, in connection with the sale of their stake in the company to EnfranGen Spain, S.A...

Ana Cristina Castrellon is designated Deputy Representative of the Rotary Club Panama to the National Oncology Institute Administrative Board
Morgan & Morgan, May 2018
Panama

Ana Cristina Castrellon, associate of Morgan & Morgan, has been appointed Deputy Representative of the Rotary Club Panama, in its capacity as member of the Administrative Board of the National Oncology Institute (ION). ION engages in research and treatment of cancer patients in the Republic of Panama. Ms...

Francisco Linares re-elected as Chairman of the Panamanian Maritime Law Association
Morgan & Morgan, May 2018
Panama

Dr. Francisco Linares, partner of Morgan & Morgan, was re-elected as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Panamanian Maritime Law Association for the 2018-2019 term. The act took place last April 20 at Club Union in Panama City, with the presence of personalities and professionals of the legal and maritime industries...

Morgan & Morgan is internationally recognized for its Pro Bono program
Morgan & Morgan, April 2018
Panama

For the fifth consecutive year, Morgan & Morgan has received the “Leading Lights” recognition in Latin America for the Pro Bono program that the firm executes with the invaluable support of its team of lawyers. This distinction was granted by the British publication Latin Lawyer, who together with the Cyrus R...

Morgan & Morgan recognized in the Chambers & Partners High Net Worth Guide
Morgan & Morgan, March 2018
Panama

For the second consecutive year, Morgan & Morgan was recognized as a leading firm-Band #1 in the second edition of Chambers & Partners High Net Worth Guide – Private Wealth Law section, a publication aimed at the international private wealth market and a key reference point of the world´s leading firms in terms of service excellence and reputation...

Morgan & Morgan promotes corporate lawyer to partner
Morgan & Morgan, March 2018
Panama

Morgan & Morgan is pleased to announce the promotion of attorney Fernando Boyd to the partnership of the firm. Fernando Boyd works in the Estate Planning and Corporate Services Department. Mr. Boyd concentrates his practice in business and corporate law, estate planning, private interest foundations, and company formation and management...

Morgan & Morgan advised Banistmo, S.A. in the structuring and registration of revolving corporate bonds for an amount of up to US$300 million
Morgan & Morgan, February 2018
Panama

Morgan & Morgan advised Banistmo, S.A. in the structuring and registration with the Superintendency of Capital Markets of Panama of US$300,000,000 revolving corporate bonds. The bonds will be issued in different series with maturities ranging from 2 to 15 years and interest rates may be fixed or floating. Banistmo, S.A. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Bancolombia, S.A...

Morgan & Morgan advised MMG Bank Corporation in the structuring of a program of revolving short-terms notes for an amount of up to US$50 million
Morgan & Morgan, February 2018
Panama

Morgan & Morgan advised MMG Bank Corporation in the structuring of a program of revolving short-term notes for US$50,000,000 of Corporacion Interamericana para el Financiamiento de Infraestructura, S.A. (CIFI). The short-term notes were registered with the Superintendency of Capital Markets of Panama...

Morgan & Morgan advised MMG Bank Corporation in the structuring of a program of revolving corporate bonds for an amount of up to US$100 million
Morgan & Morgan, February 2018
Panama

Morgan & Morgan advised MMG Bank Corporation in the structuring of a program of revolving corporate bonds for US$100,000,000 of Corporacion Interamericana para el Financiamiento de Infraestructura, S.A. (CIFI). The bonds were registered with the Superintendency of Capital Markets of Panama...

Morgan & Morgan promotes new partner
Morgan & Morgan, February 2018
Panama

Ricardo Arias works in the Corporate Law Department of the firm. Mr. Arias holds over ten years of experience advising capital markets transactions. He has represented local and foreign lenders as well as local and foreign developer/borrowers in secured and unsecured financings and project financings. Mr...

Morgan & Morgan holds a seminar on Panama´s minimum salary for 2018-19
Morgan & Morgan, January 2018
Panama

Panama, January 4, 2018. The Executive Organ approved at the end of December, a 6.5% minimum salary adjustment for large companies, which became law of the Republic of Panama and applies from January 1st, 2018 to December 31st, 2019...

Morgan & Morgan advised Grupo Eleta in the sale of a minority stake in the Pearl Island Project to the Grivalia Group
Morgan & Morgan, January 2018
Panama

Morgan & Morgan acted as Panamanian counsel to Grupo Eleta in the sale of a minority stake in the Pear Island Project to the Grivalia Group, a global real estate investment company. Pedro Gonzalez Island (Pearl Island) is located at Archipelago Las Perlas, Pacific Ocean...

Morgan & Morgan advised Banco General, S.A. and Banistmo, S.A. in the structuring of an issuance of corporate bonds for an amount of up to US$320,000,000 carried out by Alternegy, S.A.
Morgan & Morgan, January 2018
Panama

Morgan & Morgan advised Banco General, S.A. and Banistmo, S.A. in the structuring of an issuance of corporate bonds for an amount of up to US$320,000,000 carried out by Alternegy, S.A. The bonds were issued by Alternegy, and Banco General and Banistmo acted as joint arrangers and underwriters of the bonds...

Morgan & Morgan advised a local company in the sale of its distribution and commercialization of soft drinks and bottled water
Morgan & Morgan, January 2018
Panama

Morgan & Morgan acted as Panamanian legal counsel of a group of shareholders of a company dedicated to the business of distribution and sale of beverages of various brands and categories, based in Panama, in connection with the sale in different stages of 100% of the shares of the company. Partner Francisco Arias G. and senior associate Roberto Vidal, participated in this transaction...

Morgan & Morgan provided legal advise to Panama Ports Company, S.A. (a subsidiary of Hutchison Ports Holdings) and HSBC for the acquisition of port cranes
Morgan & Morgan, December 2017
Panama

With legal basis in local Panama laws, Panama Ports Company, S.A. (PPC), as Purchaser, and Far East Leasing, S.A...

 

 


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