Corporate & Commercial Panama

Our Experience

We provide Panamanian corporate and commercial legal services across a wide range of industry sectors. We advise international banks, financial services businesses, foreign corporations, local businesses, public and private companies, directors, shareholders, entrepreneurs and high-net-worth individuals on all aspects of corporate and commercial law.

Our Services

In particular, we have expertise in the following areas:
  • Mergers and acquisitions;
  • Cross-border transactions;
  • Joint ventures;
  • Corporate restructuring;
  • New business establishment;
  • Redomiciliation of established businesses;
  • Company reinstatement;
  • Use of partnerships including limited partnerships;
  • Floatations;
  • Lending and security;
  • Regulatory and corporate governance;
  • Employee incentive schemes; and
  • Legal opinions.

Our Approach

We understand our clients often need simple, no-nonsense, pragmatic solutions to complex commercial problems. For that reason, projects are always Partner-led and the most cost effective team is agreed in advance for each matter. We seek to form robust meaningful relationships with our clients. We endeavour to truly understand their businesses so that we can support them from day-to-day and in the long term. We appreciate that some transactions will be time critical and we will work with you to ensure delivery of practical advice, on time.

Our Experts

Alvaro Almengor

Group Partner

Giselle Ocampo

Deputy Head of Corporate Services

Mark Rawlins

Group Partner

Our Publications

Bearer Shares

Bearer Shares

This note seeks to explain Law 47 of 6 August 2013 (“Law 47”), which adopts a custodial system for bearer shares issued by a Panamanian company, and how it affects you, as our client.