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Panama – USA Extradition Treaty

Panama – USA Extradition Treaty

In 1905, President Theodore Roosevelt signed a treaty with the new country, Panama, for the extradition of U.S. fugitives. The Panama – USA Extradition Treaty provided a list of crimes committed within U.S. borders and jurisdictions enabling Panamanian officials to...

Weekly Offshore Panama News – Oct. 11, 2013

Weekly Offshore Panama News – Oct. 11, 2013

Welcome to the first edition of the Weekly Offshore Panama News roundup, a curated series of the week’s biggest offshore news – both in Panama and internationally. We’ll be providing short, sharp analysis of current events in topics such as real estate in Panama, new...

Tocumen International Airport: Hub of the Americas

Tocumen International Airport: Hub of the Americas

Tocumen International Airport is the main airport in Panama which is often called the “Hub of the Americas” as it is the easiest gateway connecting North America and the Caribbean region with all of Latin America. While Panama is famous for its Canal which connects...

Law 47 Passed: Panama Corporation Bearer Shares to be Restricted

On August 6, 2013, the National Assembly of Panama passed Law 47, which once it goes into effect two years from now, will require that everyone in possession of Panama corporation bearer shares to designate an authorized custodian to take possession of the bearer...