If you are thinking about starting a new business based in Panama and are looking for clear information about how to get started, our team of lawyers would be happy to help you, walking you through what you need to get started. We have the team to assist your company from the napkin-note stage into and through its formation, growth, development, and maturity. We are happy to assist you decide which business entity best serves your business needs and provide you with the ongoing support that your business will need throughout the years.
Although it is common in Panama to simply use a corporation, we can discuss the variety of business entity options or organisational structures that are available for a new business owner. Our lawyers understand that planning and selecting the appropriate entity type is essential, as this determines ownership and the management structure, as well as potential personal liability issues and tax implications.
When determining which business formation structure is the most appropriate, we will help you consider various
aspects of the business such as:
- Ownership and Control of the Business
- Taxation Issues, including double taxation treaties
- Liability of Owners and Members
- Distribution of Income
- Issuance and Distribution of Stock
- Panamanian & International regulations
Documentation and Agreements
In addition to preparing the Articles of Incorporation and standard books and records, we can craft the documents and implement the necessary protections that your new business needs.
We will customise our documents for your specific business needs, as we make ourselves available to answer any questions you may have.
Our business formation services include:
- Entity selection
- Drafting incorporation documents
- Articles of Incorporation
- Management Agreements
- Shareholder Agreements
- Buy-Sell Agreements
- Partnership Agreements
- LLC & Operating Agreements