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Why Outsource Corporate Secretarial Services in Panama?

Why Outsource Corporate Secretarial Services in Panama?

Understand the importance of outsourcing corporate secretarial services in Panama.  There are crucial competencies that you should look for in a corporate secretarial services provider in Panama. Panama is one of the most attractive countries for doing business in Latin America. The World Bank states that the country has a fast growing economy with a continuous growth percentage of...

Manage Your Business Risks with Due Diligence in Panama

Manage Your Business Risks with Due Diligence in Panama

Managing your business risk with due diligence in Panama while doing business is a key aspect for having an operational company.  Foreign executives face various challenges when entering in a new country. Language barriers, different legal frameworks and cultural expectations can be difficult to understand. Therefore, business owners choose to buy operational companies to start doing...

Business Continuity Plan for the Panama Canal

Business Continuity Plan for the Panama Canal

Discover how the Panama Canal is managing current events and economic uncertainty to maintain its regular operations, and how the ongoing operations of the Panama Canal support the development of Panama. The Panama Canal has over a hundred years of operations since its inauguration. The Panama Canal is vital for the continuous progress and development of the country with more than 10,000...

How Do I Form an NGO in Panama?

How Do I Form an NGO in Panama?

Discover how to form a non-governmental organization NGO in Panama. Panama is an exciting country with many opportunities to do business, including for those focused on non-profit activities. Operating an NGO supports the development of Panama’s economic, social, and other landscapes. The economy itself has shown consistent, positive growth year on year, reflecting a healthy environment for new...

How to Liquidate a Company in Panama

How to Liquidate a Company in Panama

Find out the necessary steps to dissolve and liquidate a company in Panama.  Because of the commercial benefits that Panama has to offer foreign businesses, the country supports one of the highest rates of newly established companies in Latin America. In 2019, 26,000 legal entities were established in Panama - an increase of 4.7% in relation to the companies established in 2018. ...

Business Incentives in the Special Economic Zones of Panama

Business Incentives in the Special Economic Zones of Panama

Find out how special economic zones in Panama can support your expanding business in Central America. Panama supports a number of special economic zones that offer wide-ranging benefits to companies operating within them. Panama has one of the strongest and stable economies of Central America. According to the World Bank, Panama ranks as the second-fastest growing economy in the Caribbean and...

What is an Employer of Record in Panama?

What is an Employer of Record in Panama?

Panama is an attractive market for foreign investors when it comes to a strategic geographical location, Panama Canal, their business environment, use of the dollar, attractive tax system and other factors. Panama ranks first in receiving foreign direct investment (FDI) in Central America, reaching US$ 5.5 billion in 2018. Working with an employer of record in Panama can be beneficial for your...

5 Tips for US Companies Doing Business in Panama

5 Tips for US Companies Doing Business in Panama

Get valuable advice from our Senior Legal and Sector professionals for US companies in Panama. Panama continues to be recognized as one of countries with the largest economic growth and political stability in the Central American region, providing big opportunities to foreign companies that are looking to expand their business in Central or Latin America. The improvements of infrastructure, such...

Understanding Labor Laws in Panama

Understanding Labor Laws in Panama

Understanding labor laws in Panama is crucial as an expanding company looking to hire staff. Panama offers competitive conditions for doing business - it has the lead in economic growth in Central America which draws much attention from foreign investors. The country’s estimated GDP growth for 2019 is 3.7%, and it has a reported GDP per capita of US$15,642. Furthermore, Panama is expected to...

Meet the Team: Arturo Batista, Corporate Lawyer in Panama

Meet the Team: Arturo Batista, Corporate Lawyer in Panama

Arturo Batista works as Biz Latin Hub’s Country Coordinator and Lead Corporate Lawyer in Panama. Arturo has extensive knowledge and experience in Panamanian immigration, corporate and commercial law. Arturo was born in Panama City, and grew up with an interest in using his knowledge to help others achieve their goals. He obtained a Bachelor's Degree in Science and Literature at the Panamanian...

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