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Administrative and Public Law


We advised a Fortune 500 consumer goods manufacturer regarding actions made by a competitor conducting suspected dumping practices in Panama, directly affecting one of our client’s products. LOVILL’s legal counsel included actions for the protection of our client’s brand before the National Directorate of Industrial Property, as well as reporting the wrongful actions of the competitor before the Ministry of Commerce of Panama, as well as all the analysis and investigations before the Customs Authority in Panama to determine possible dumping practices.

We advised an international well-known construction company on their interest to participate in Preliminary bid for the construction of Panama’s third metro line, a project considered to be one of the biggest and most important infrastructure undertakings currently within our country. LOVILL’s advice included the analysis for the public contract law, the terms, and conditions for participating in the bid and acquiring all the pertinent documents.

We provided legal advice to a privately-owned security company, for their participation in a bid to provide nationwide security service to a government institution. Our advice was crucial in determining the requirements and pricing for our client. pension fund, a trust and a life insurance company. LOVILL gave the client multi-tier advice regarding all tax, regulatory, competition and corporate aspects of the sale.

LOVILL is legal counsel in Panama of the subsidiary of a multinational company, which is a world leader the field of inspection and certification services. LOVILL has assisted the company with the obtaining of all necessary accreditation for their operations in Panama before several governmental entities such as the National Accreditation Board of the Ministry of Commerce, Ministry of Health, as well as the National Secretariat of Energy. We advise client in regulatory and tax matters related to the special regime City of Knowledge, as well as all legal matters from corporate, labor, administrative, and litigation areas.

We advised a sovereign state that entered into an International Cooperation Agreement with Panama under the Public Bidding Law for rendering and transferring knowledge in state security issues, as well as all the security systems to be implemented by Panama at the new airport terminal. Our advice helped the foreign sovereign state to comply with all regulations, certificates, exemptions to provide services to our country as per the Cooperation Agreement.