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The Top 5 Misconceptions About International Business Corporations

Setting up an international business corporation, or IBC makes good business sense for many companies. There are some common misconceptions that many people struggle with when presented with the idea though. To help clear the air and help people feel safer with this business tactic, here are five of those misconceptions and why they aren’t

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Foreign Workers Wanted for Multinational Companies in Panama

  Over the years, Panama has gotten a lot of attention in its attraction of foreign investors, foreign retirees and international business corporations (IBCs) . Its prime geographical location has always made it an ideal trade hub, connecting shipping freight from one part of the world to another. Its mild climate, rich culture, beautiful scenery,

A New Era Between Panama and China

International trade plays an important role in Panama’s economy. For many years, Panama has had trade agreements with Taiwan. On July 9th, however, Panama severed ties with Taiwan and struck a trade agreement with The People’s Republic of China. It took two months of negotiations to make the trade deal happen. With this free trade

How to Get a Trademark in Panama

Panama is one of the top business-friendly countries in the world with a thriving economy, a plentiful and educated workforce and business friendly policies such as low business taxes and tariffs. With many international companies moving to Panama, the government has taken measures to help businesses protect their patented products and branding through an easy

Panama’s Economic Environment

Brought to you by Mata & Pitti: A top law firm specializing in Panama offshore legal services. The economic environment in Panama continues to be as strong as ever for international business investors. Total Companies Listed (as of 2016): Approximately 457,895 Active Corporations and 20,965 Active Private Foundations Number of Registered Companies in 2018: 3,360

Choosing a Law Firm in Panama (Infographic)

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Maritime Law in Panama: A Brief History and Lesson

Panama has the largest number of registered vessels in the world, with more than 8,100 vessels, yachts, fishing boats, tankers and cargo ships registered under its flag. The weight of all the vessels registered in Panama is around 81 million tons, which account for almost 22% of the tonnage of all ships in the world.

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Living in Panama: What You Need to Know

In today’s political and economic climate, you may be aching to escape and find somewhere new to live. And you wouldn’t be alone in those thoughts! More people than ever are packing up and moving to new countries to experience different culture, food, and people. If you’ve ever thought about doing this, you might want

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Republic of Panama Corporation Law of 1927: What You Need to Know

Panama is a great place for offshore businesses. Panama’s friendly business environment, strong economy and large workforce make it an ideal place for foreign companies to do business and base their operations. While the government has revised and laxed the rules and regulations for foreign off-shore businesses, there are still requirements and laws that every

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Opening a Corporate Bank Account in Panama for Your Panama Company or Foundation

You’ve just made it through the process of setting up a company or foundation in Panama. You’re excited to start business. What will happen to the money that you’ll make? How will you reinvest your profits into your Panamanian company or foundation? You’ll need to open a corporate bank account. Since your business has been