Publisher:
JD Supra
Publication date:
2019-04-29

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  • LATIN AMERICA & THE CARIBBEAN: A Legal Guide for Business Investment and Expansion - Panama

    1. What role does the government of Panama play in approving and regulating foreign direct investment?
 
 The government of Panama plays an important role in attracting foreign direct investment to the country. In addition to being responsible for approving commercial licenses (avisos de...

  • Littler Global Guide - Panama - Q4 2019

    Effects of Declaration of December 20, 2019, as a National Mourning Day -
 
 New Order or Decree -
 
 On December 28, 2019, President Laurentino Cortizo and his Cabinet declared December 20, 2019, as a National Mourning Day, in remembrance of the 30th Anniversary of the United...

  • Panama - New incentives for forestry activities

    Panama has adopted legislation renewing and expanding tax incentives and reimbursements for forestry activities in the country. Law No. 69 of October 30, 2017, creates an incentive program for forest cover and natural forest conservation in Panama, in compliance with the objectives set by the...

  • Panama reinstates procedural remedy know as conservatory measures (injunctive relief)

    Through Law 119 of December 10, 2019, published in Official Gazette No. 28917-B of December 10, 2019, in force as of such date, Article 569 of the Judicial Code which dealt with injunctive remedy, known in Panama as “conservative or general protection measures”, has been reinstated. Article 569 of...

  • The Republic of Panama and the People's Republic of China signed Maritime Transport Agreement

    On May 17, 2018, the Maritime Cooperation Agreement (the "Agreement") signed by the Republic of Panama and the People's Republic of China entered into force. The Agreement has as a main purpose to develop a friendly relationship between the two countries and strengthen cooperation in the...

  • Teleworking in Panama

    Law No. 126 of February 18, 2020 (hereinafter “Teleworking Law”), published in Gazette 28965-A, which establishes and regulates teleworking in the Republic of Panama and modifies an article of the Labor Code, arrives as a legal guarantee in the face of changes in the labor market, in which remote...

  • Panama adopts a law to prevent forbid and punish acts of discrimination

    The Republic of Panama has recently adopted Law 7 of February 14th, 2018, which regulates all matters related to the protection of the honor, dignity, physical and psychological integrity of individuals who are victims of acts of discrimination....

  • Labor measures regarding COVID-19 in Panama

    According to Resolution No. 11 of March 13, 2020, the Cabinet Council has declared a state of national emergency in the Republic of Panama, as a consequence of COVID-19. The Government through its different branches, has issued a handful of Executives Decrees in order to authorize and order...

  • New Immigration Regulations in the Republic of Panama

    The Republic of Panama recently adopted Executive Decree No. 521. The decree annuls the visa requirement to enter the Republic of Panamá to every person who has a visa or a valid residence, duly issued by Canada, United States of America, Commonwealth of Australia, Republic of Korea, Japan, United...

  • Panama: The use of tax equipment is temporarily excepted as a consequence of sanitary measures established nationally

    To who does it apply:
 All taxpayers, natural or legal persons, who maintain fiscal equipment or other billing systems as a means to document their income.
 
 Temporary exceptions:
 To the use of fiscal equipment or any other billing system throughout the national territory, to...