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Alcogal supports the USMA Law Students Association

On July 14th, a Gala Dinner was held at the Salón Las Perlas, Club Unión, in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the USMA Law Students Association. Alcogal participated as sponsor of this first major event of the year, which had as main objective to raise funds for the benefit of the student body of the Faculty of Law and Political Sciences of Universidad Católica Santa María La Antigua.

 

Alcogal advised Banca de Inversión Bancolombia in the sale of the Soho Project

Alcogal advised Banca de Inversión Bancolombia (BIB) in the sale of the Soho Project, for US$350 million. The Soho project is the largest high-end luxury commercial real estate project in Panama, including two office towers, a hotel and a luxury shopping center. This is a unique transaction as it results from sanctions imposed by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) of the Department of the Treasury on the Waked Group, which previously owned this project. The shares of the entity that owned the Soho Project were placed in trust with the Banco Nacional de Panamá with the purpose of selling the project for the benefit of its creditors. It is the first transaction of its kind in Panama and perhaps the most expensive real estate transaction ever in Panama. The transaction closed in June 2017.

Partners Anibal Galindo and Eloy Alfaro, along with associates Patricia Cordero, Rita de la Guardia, and Eduardo Gomez, were in charge of this transaction.

Alcogal will sponsor STEP regional conference

 

 

 

Alcogal will sponsor the upcoming STEP Latin America conference to be held in Cartagena, Colombia on September 28 and 29, 2017. STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners) is an international organization of professionals specializing in trusts and estate planning who aim to educate and promote the responsible management of assets across generations.

 

Alcogal sponsors international conference

 

Alcogal sponsored the 53rd international conference, organized by the Inter-American Bar Association (IABA), titled “New Challenges of the Legal Profession, Legal Services and Justice.” The event brought together several jurists from the Americas and Europe, who had the opportunity to discuss important issues on the current challenges and projections in law within the different countries.

 

Alcogal is nominated for the Chambers Latin America Awards for Excellence 2017

Alcogal has been once again nominated in the “Panama Law Firm of the Year” category by the prestigious legal publication Chambers & Partners for the Chambers Latin America Awards for Excellence 2017, one of the most important international awards in the legal field. The awards ceremony will take place on September 15th in Miami, Florida.

We are very pleased to be included once again among the best law firms in the region.

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ALEMAN, CORDERO, GALINDO & LEE was established in 1985 and has quickly become one of Panama's leading law firms in the offshore area as well as in banking law and in representing large corporations doing business in the country. The firm's offshore practice is supported by its offices in the Bahamas, Belize, British Virgin Islands, Dubai, Geneva, Hong Kong Continue reading ...

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