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Areas of Practice

Areas of Practice

Torrijos & Asociados have an expert team who will be at your disposal to provide comprehensive and assertive solutions and integrated services related to the following areas:

Torrijos & Asociados has the experience and expertise to provide comprehensive solutions and legal advice in order to achieve the required goals at the following entities: PANAMA MARITIME AUTHORITY (PMA), INTERNATIONAL MERCHANT MARINE REGISTRY OF BELIZE (IMMARBE) acting as Deputy Registrar appointed by this administration, also we are able to provide our services under flags of Comoros, Honduras, Dominica, among others.

  • Nautical Publications

  • Deletion Certificates.

  • Patent and Radio Extensions.

  • Fishing Licenses.

  • Assistance on taxes payment.

  • Registration of all type of change on vessels details

  • Legal opinions

  • Ownership Title Recording.

  • Legal Representation to vessels registered or to be registered.

  • Navigation Statutory Registry and Radio Station Statutory License

  • Legal petitions to the Administration for discounts, benefits, appeals.

  • Coordination for Sanitary and Aquatic Resources Inspections

  • Operation Licenses for companies operating within the Republic of Panama

  • Non Encumbrance Certificate and Certifications.

  • MSMC – CSR – BCC – CLC – ISSC – WRC – DMLC Part 1, among others.

  • Regular, Special, Bareboat In-Out & Laid Up Registrations.

  • Naval Mortgage Registration and Discharge.

        Maritime strategic Alliance

        Through our Maritime strategic Alliance we are able to offer:

        • Radio Accounting Services

        • Shipping Agency Services

            Torrijos & Asociados is highly qualified and will be willing to assist you to develop your corporate project with registration of companies under Panama Law as well as assistance in other jurisdictions as British Virgin Islands, Belize, Liberia, among others. We can assist you through our international agents while always maintaining our high-quality standards and efficiency.

            COMPLIANCE PROCEDURE

            Accordingly, Torrijos & Asociados requests with two types of Due Diligence forms, Due Diligence for Intermediary (Agents) clients as well as Due diligence for direct clients

            All documents and information are held confidentially in accordance with our Privacy Policy. It is important to take note that the information and documentation should be / will be updated from time to time at the discretion of the Firm, in response to the demands of the Law.

            • Banking Introduction.

            • Incorporation of Offshore Companies.

            • Public Registry Certificate and Certifications.

            • Minutes of Shareholders and Board of Directors.

            • Execution of Shareholders Agreement.

            • Incorporation of Private Interest Foundations.

            • Assistance on the payment of Annual Taxes to the Government.

            • Corporate Books & Seals.

            • Resident Agent services.

            • Panama Private Interest Foundations.

                Immigrant counseling

                Our country currently has a large variety of migratory categories which are adjusted depending on the need of the applicant.

                In Torrijos & Asociados you will find highly qualified personnel to advise you in everything that has to do with the application for visas and other migratory permits before the National Migration Service of Panama.

                INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW

                Torrijos & Asociados can advise effectively in all matters relating to intellectual property rights. Our services include research, application for and registration of trademarks.
                Panama Trademark Registration: Any natural or juridical person, regardless of nationality or domicile, may apply for the registration of a trademark in Panama. Trademarks are granted for a period of 5 or 10 years and may be renewed for additional periods.

                REQUIREMENTS
                • Power of Attorney granted by the trademark owner (We would provide the draft).

                • Trademark word or design (logo)

                • As per the International classification of Trademarks for Products and Services, the Classification of products and services protected by the trademark most be provided.

                • If the trademark was already registered in another country, Registration Certificate of the trademark in the country of origin

                PRIVATE INTEREST FOUNDATIONS

                Private Interest Foundations are recognized as being effective structures for estate planning and asset protection, minimization or deferral of tax liability, confidentiality in the transfer of assets and other similar purposes. On 1995 Panama created the Private Interest Foundation based in some characteristics from our corporations and elements from the European and Common Law Trusts. The flexibility in the structure and the legal certainty that regulates them, they are among the best instruments for asset protection.

                Advantage

                • The laws of inheritance applicable to the Founder and the beneficiaries do not affect the assets of the Foundation, nor do the laws affect the validity or execution of the main objectives of the Foundation

                • They may from time to time perform commercial actives, exercise rights relative to its securities and possess property and other obligations.

                • The assets of the Foundation are considered legally independent and do not form part of the patrimony of the Founder. Said assets cannot be attached and may not be subject to any action or preventive means, with except under certain circumstances.

                • Offer a fiduciary structure for organized transfers and the disposition of assets to beneficiaries after death of the Founder, basically replacing a testament, avoiding a probate process

                • The transfer of property, titles, deposit certificates, assets, funds, securities or shares undertaken in order to comply with the objectives of the Foundation, or its termination, in favor of relatives in the first degree or the spouse of the Founder are also exempted from all taxes.

                   

                  Maritime

                  Torrijos & Asociados has the experience and expertise to provide comprehensive solutions and legal advice in order to achieve the required goals at the following entities: PANAMA MARITIME AUTHORITY (PMA), INTERNATIONAL MERCHANT MARINE REGISTRY OF BELIZE (IMMARBE) acting as Deputy Registrar appointed by this administration, also we are able to provide our services under flags of Comoros, Honduras, Dominica, among others.

                  • Nautical Publications

                  • Deletion Certificates.

                  • Patent and Radio Extensions.

                  • Fishing Licenses.

                  • Assistance on taxes payment.

                  • Registration of all type of change on vessels details

                  • Legal opinions

                  • Ownership Title Recording.

                  • Legal Representation to vessels registered or to be registered.

                  • Navigation Statutory Registry and Radio Station Statutory License

                  • Legal petitions to the Administration for discounts, benefits, appeals.

                  • Coordination for Sanitary and Aquatic Resources Inspections

                  • Operation Licenses for companies operating within the Republic of Panama

                  • Non Encumbrance Certificate and Certifications.

                  • MSMC – CSR – BCC – CLC – ISSC – WRC – DMLC Part 1, among others.

                  • Regular, Special, Bareboat In-Out & Laid Up Registrations.

                  • Naval Mortgage Registration and Discharge.

                        Maritime strategic Alliance

                        Through our Maritime strategic Alliance we are able to offer:

                        • Radio Accounting Services

                        • Shipping Agency Services

                            Corporate

                            Torrijos & Asociados is highly qualified and will be willing to assist you to develop your corporate project with registration of companies under Panama Law as well as assistance in other jurisdictions as British Virgin Islands, Belize, Liberia, among others. We can assist you through our international agents while always maintaining our high-quality standards and efficiency.

                            COMPLIANCE PROCEDURE

                            Accordingly, Torrijos & Asociados requests with two types of Due Diligence forms, Due Diligence for Intermediary (Agents) clients as well as Due diligence for direct clients

                            All documents and information are held confidentially in accordance with our Privacy Policy. It is important to take note that the information and documentation should be / will be updated from time to time at the discretion of the Firm, in response to the demands of the Law.

                            • Banking Introduction.

                            • Incorporation of Offshore Companies.

                            • Public Registry Certificate and Certifications.

                            • Minutes of Shareholders and Board of Directors.

                            • Execution of Shareholders Agreement.

                            • Incorporation of Private Interest Foundations.

                            • Assistance on the payment of Annual Taxes to the Government.

                            • Corporate Books & Seals.

                            • Resident Agent services.

                            • Panama Private Interest Foundations.

                                Immigration
                                Immigrant counseling

                                Our country currently has a large variety of migratory categories which are adjusted depending on the need of the applicant.

                                In Torrijos & Asociados you will find highly qualified personnel to advise you in everything that has to do with the application for visas and other migratory permits before the National Migration Service of Panama.

                                Other Services
                                INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW

                                Torrijos & Asociados can advise effectively in all matters relating to intellectual property rights. Our services include research, application for and registration of trademarks.
                                Panama Trademark Registration: Any natural or juridical person, regardless of nationality or domicile, may apply for the registration of a trademark in Panama. Trademarks are granted for a period of 5 or 10 years and may be renewed for additional periods.

                                REQUIREMENTS
                                • Power of Attorney granted by the trademark owner (We would provide the draft).

                                • Trademark word or design (logo)

                                • As per the International classification of Trademarks for Products and Services, the Classification of products and services protected by the trademark most be provided.

                                • If the trademark was already registered in another country, Registration Certificate of the trademark in the country of origin

                                PRIVATE INTEREST FOUNDATIONS

                                Private Interest Foundations are recognized as being effective structures for estate planning and asset protection, minimization or deferral of tax liability, confidentiality in the transfer of assets and other similar purposes. On 1995 Panama created the Private Interest Foundation based in some characteristics from our corporations and elements from the European and Common Law Trusts. The flexibility in the structure and the legal certainty that regulates them, they are among the best instruments for asset protection.

                                Advantage

                                • The laws of inheritance applicable to the Founder and the beneficiaries do not affect the assets of the Foundation, nor do the laws affect the validity or execution of the main objectives of the Foundation

                                • They may from time to time perform commercial actives, exercise rights relative to its securities and possess property and other obligations.

                                • The assets of the Foundation are considered legally independent and do not form part of the patrimony of the Founder. Said assets cannot be attached and may not be subject to any action or preventive means, with except under certain circumstances.

                                • Offer a fiduciary structure for organized transfers and the disposition of assets to beneficiaries after death of the Founder, basically replacing a testament, avoiding a probate process

                                • The transfer of property, titles, deposit certificates, assets, funds, securities or shares undertaken in order to comply with the objectives of the Foundation, or its termination, in favor of relatives in the first degree or the spouse of the Founder are also exempted from all taxes.

                                   

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