The Republic of Panama with a vision of becoming one of the countries with better immigration incentives worldwide, created through Executive Decree N. 343 published on May 16, 2012, the subcategory that grants permanent residency for foreign citizens of “Specific Countries that Maintains Friendly, Professional, Economic and Investment Relations” with the Republic of Panama, in…

After many months of lobbying and complying with new regulations suggested by The Financial Action Task Force (on Money Laundering) (FATF), finally Panama is off of the grey list. This means that our country is back in business to carry out regular commercial activity without been censured by this organization. This bring a complete new…

Recently Williams & Associates establish an strategic alliance with World Trade Center Panama to endorse and promote the new concept of business Legal Tourism, which involves the opportunities of discovering or reassuring financial business sites or countries which offer incentives to do business in the constant changing world.

Know the Law, Know the Country Legal tourism is an innovative form of attracting citizens of one country to another country to learn of a different juridical, commercial, and corporative structure that utilizes legal incentives promoted by certain countries and that creates the phenomenon of mobilization with the purpose of carrying out legal transactions or…

At WILLIAMS & ASSOCIATES, we understand that the markets globalization; companies internationalization and the migration of people looking for a new lifestyle and better business opportunities, have created an increasing need of a new and extensive relocation service companies. WILLIAMS & ASSOCIATES is a specialized firm that offers the relocation of executives, employees, independent professionals,…

WILLIAMS & ASSOCIATES specializes in assets protection, tax structuring and investments planning for foreigners in New Zealand. The law firm offers and extended corporate structure portfolio. Our clients, characterized by their constant search for new corporate structures, are constantly looking for efficient solutions, for their financial growth and assets protection. WILLIAMS & ASSOCIATES offers the…

WILLIAMS & ASSOCIATES complies with the duty to inform its distinguished national and international customers and the owners of bearer shares in general of Panamanian corporations/companies, that from August 6, 2015, until December 31, 2015, shall within this period, change your shares, of bearer shares to nominative shares, according to a new law. If you…

If there was a winner for the successful Summit of The Americas of all Latin American countries two weeks ago, was definitely Panama. Panama was the perfect host and his President Juan Carlos Varela. With the largest Bank center of the region, The largest hub of the Americas with COPA and its international connections, the…

CONCEPT OF THE PRIVATE FOUNDATION – MAIN USES For those readers who are not familiar with the concept of a foundation we will say that it consists in the endowments of a patrimony for a specific purpose (object) determined in a document where the foundation is created and internally organized known as the Act of…

President Juan Carlos Varela and Minister of Public Security, Rodolfo Aguilera signed Executive Order No. 535 of October 3, 2014. This Executive Decree allows 30 calendar days to apply for one of the new migration categories, also to apply if they have a job offer or plan to invest in Panama. These restricted nationalities are…

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