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New Provisions to Banking Groups

December 22nd, 2014

New provisions applicable in relation to the consolidated supervision to the banking groups by the Superintendence of Banks of the Republic of Panama. Recently, the Banking Authority issued Agreement 7 of 2014, whereby a number of parameters is established for the consolidated supervision of what the law calls Banking Groups, defined by the Banking Law […]

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INTA Leadership Meeting 2015 – Panama

November 14th, 2014

The International Trademark Association’s 2015 Leadership Meeting in Panama to be its first major event in Latin America Phoenix, Arizona – November 13, 2014 – The International Trademark Association (INTA) announced today that its 2015 Leadership Meeting will take place in Panama City, Panama. INTA’s Leadership Meeting convenes the global trademark community’s key decision makers. […]

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Gabriela Tejada de Britton – BEST LAWYERS®

November 7th, 2014

  ICAZA, GONZALEZ-RUIZ & ALEMAN, is pleased to announce that our partner, Gabriela Tejada de Britton, has been listed as leader in the IP Section of THE BEST LAWYERS INTERNATIONAL® 2015 edition, Panama Chapter. This recognition is based on a peer review process regarding her IP practice and professional abilities. Gabriela Tejada de Britton is […]

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Discounts for vessels – PANAMA

October 23rd, 2014

Discounts for vessels which are enrolled before December 31st, 2015 We are pleased to announce that the resolutions of the General Directorate of Merchant Marine No. 106-65-DGMM and 106-66-DGMM with significant incentives for the maritime sector have been published in Official Gazette No. 27628 of September 24th, 2014 which we share as follows: IMPORTANT ISSUES […]

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New Immigration Regulations

October 22nd, 2014

NEW IMMIGRATION REGULATIONS By Ayleen Quintero – Associate ayleenq@icazalaw.com The Executive Decree 534 of October 3rd, 2014, which regulates the special immigration system established by Law 32 of April 5th, 2011 was published in the Official Gazette No. 27,636-A of October 6th, 2014. The aforementioned Law establishes a Special, Comprehensive and Simplified System for the […]

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Travelling with Pets to Panama

September 22nd, 2014

Travelling with Pets to Panama By: Domingo Díaz de la Guardia – Associate domingodiaz@icazalaw.com Any traveler that wishes to bring his pet to the Republic of Panama may do it, provided that he complies with the requirements established by Law 23 of July 15th, 1997, law which empowers the Ministry of Agricultural Development to regulate […]

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Fast Pass Program for Panamanian citizens

September 22nd, 2014

Fast Pass Program for Panamanian citizens By: Francisco González-Ruíz franciscog@icazalaw.com Resolution N° 23373 of July 30, 2014 was published in the Official Gazette 27593 of August 5, 2014, whereby the National Immigration Service of Panama starts a program named “Immigration Fast Pass”, whose purpose is to expedite the entrance of all Panamanians at their return […]

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