Opening a company

Hi everyone,

I am about to open an E-commerce company in Panama. However, it is being difficult to find a trustable legal adviser.

Anyone has contacts of companies that can help me out with paperwork and give me some advises?


Hi Luis,

Welcome on board  :)

I suggest you browse through the Panama Business directory so that you may get some contacts : … ca/panama/

Maybe you will also be needing a certified chartered accountant regarding company laws.

all the very best

Hi Bhavna,

Thanks for your advise.

Have a good day,

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Hi Luis,

I also have plan of moving to Panama. Can you consider me as one of your employees? I'm now a Sales and Marketing Staff here in the Philippines.

Your reply will be very much appreciated.


I only know of one honest lawyer here, Celma Moncada.  She ought to get a Nobel Prize in Justice.  Its so corrupt here that she has filed a denunciation against a Supreme Court justice.  If you are opening a business here budget in extra 25% or more for bribes.

I know many foreign companies with very nice high quality products
they all tell me that they have to pay so much in bribes to get anything done that's impossible to make any profit
all of them are in the process of leaving panama

Tough1, I completely disagree. I have found many honest people here, including lawyers.

I would add that I have been in business going on 3 years and have never paid a bribe (unless you count a cup of coffee)

One the advantage to have a corporation in Panama is if you are from the 48 friendly country you can have direct path to residency and citizenship.

When I incorporate my corporation I use Pols attorneys, they are really reliable and Honest

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