Latest News for: Panamanian law


Offshore industry helps Most Wanted Chilean arms dealer

Blitz 18 Sep 2022
Cardoen’s very public legal problems didn’t prevent Arias, Fàbrega & Fàbrega, a prominent Panamanian law firm and offshore service provider, from representing his offshore companies for years after Interpol issued the red notice, leaked documents show ... Under Panamanian law, assets ...
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Panama intercepts Colombian fishing boat operating in prohibited zone

La Prensa Latina 07 Sep 2022
Torrijos noted that prevailing law in Panama ... Panamanian law establishes “possible fines of between $50,000 and $300,000” for failures to abide by the proper procedures, and authorities will impose the fine within “30 to 80 days,” the ARAP director said.

Proving foreign law in Philippine courts

The Manila Times 31 Aug 2022
In another case, the Supreme Court disallowed the deposition of a maritime law practitioner in the Republic of Panama before the Philippine consulate as proof of Panamanian law ... At best, it can be considered the opinion of an expert witness who possesses the required special knowledge on Panamanian laws.

Netflix Is Sued—Again—For its Portrayal of Real People In Its Shows

New York Observer 30 Aug 2022
According to Rachel Williams, she’s not as bad as “Inventing Anna” made her out to be. Rachel Williams filed a lawsuit against Netflix on Aug ... This isn’t always the case. In October 2019, Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca filed a suit against Netflix for sensationalizing events in The Laundromat, a film based on real events ... .

Panama Ship Registry grows by 9.6% in three years

Seatrade Maritime News 11 Aug 2022
Related. Panama Canal new tolls approved from Jan 2023 ... Related ... The Panama Maritime Authority has initiated a series of meetings with the Panama Maritime Law Association (PMLA) for the revision and update of Law 57, one of the legal frameworks on which the administration of the Panamanian fleet is based. .

New register of overseas owners of UK properties ‘riddled with flaws’

The Observer 01 Aug 2022
“The company might be owned by a Cayman or Panamanian law firm, for example, which holds legal ownership of many properties on behalf of wealthy clients. In this scenario the names on the register would likely be the partners in the law firm, or perhaps no one at all.

Court dismisses Panama Papers law firm founders in Lava Jato case

Gulf Daily News 17 Jun 2022
PANAMA CITY - A Panamanian court dealing with ... The investigation, which began in 2016, focused on whether the Panamanian law firm, dedicated to the creation of corporations for allegedly moving illegal funds, had taken part in the Brazilian scandal commonly called "Lava Jato".

The radio station giving indigenous people a voice

BBC News 19 May 2022
The high-rises and glass towers of Panama City gleam in the sunlight ... "We want to show the needs of our peoples." ... More than half of Panamanian territory is covered by rainforest ... Although the Panamanian government has strengthened environmental laws over the last 20 years, deforestation remains a concern for indigenous peoples ... Top Stories ... .

Revealed: Kinahan gang member’s dealings with Panama law firm over crime website

The Irish Times 02 May 2022
... with the help of the controversial Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca, leaked files show.

Panama Approves Its Crypto Law to Regulate Cryptocurrencies

Crypto Economy 29 Apr 2022
Crypto Law approved in third debate! This will help Panama become a hub of innovation and technology in Latin America! ... The new legislation will also allow Panamanians to use cryptocurrencies as a mode of payment for any civil or commercial operation not prohibited by law in the country.

Panama passes legislation to legalize use of crypto

OBN 29 Apr 2022
The decision came a week after the bill passed its second round of deliberations by the Panamanian Legislative Assembly’s economic affairs committee on April 22 ... In an unprecedented move, the Panamanian crypto law will also officially recognize DAOs as legal corporations.

Panama Assembly Passes Bill Regulating Bitcoin, Crypto

Bitcoin Magazine 28 Apr 2022
It helps in the financial inclusion of Panamanians.”. The bill now heads to Panamanian President Laurentino Cortizo’s desk, where he’ll have the option to veto the proposal or sign it into law.

National Assembly of Panama Advances Discussion of Cryptocurrency Law Project

Bitcoin 27 Apr 2022
The proposed law includes ... One of the most important proposals of the law project has to do with the inclusion of a blockchain-based identification project that seeks to digitize this duty of the Panamanian state. This objective is defined in the law as follows. .

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