Professional Notice

Icaza, González-Ruiz & Alemán


Icaza, González-Ruiz & Alemán merges tradition and vision to provide practical legal solutions, delivering outstanding results to corporate and private clients worldwide.

Since its inception in 1920, its experts have been involved in some of the most pivotal milestones in Panama's legal history, contributing to the country’s regulatory framework. Today, it transcends borders through its international offices in key strategic locations in South America, Europe, Asia and the Caribbean.

Its performance is further strengthened by Icaza Trust Corporation (ITC), licensed in Panama for the provision of fiduciary services; an initiative born in response to the changing market and the sophistication of its clients' demands.

Its highly skilled experts are deeply committed to their craft, covering more than 20 areas of legal practice, which include: administrative law, company formation, banking and finance, capital markets and securities, communications and information technology, data protection, environmental law and energy, immigration and naturalisation, labour law, intellectual property, litigation and alternative dispute resolution, taxation and trusts, among others.

For over a decade, Icaza, González-Ruiz & Alemán has provided legal advice to Panama’s government for project finance transactions by assisting during operations such as the sale of accounts receivable to banks, obtaining loans, and the issuance of bonds. The firm's services extend to a wide range of secured and unsecured financing deals, from debt and equity to structured facilities.

Icaza has also built a leading intellectual property and brand protection practice, providing strategies to clients to enforce their rights locally and internationally. In addition, a data privacy and protection practice has been developed in line with today's demands, advising several clients in this emerging sector.

Furthermore, the firm advises multinational companies and other entities participating in private and public tender processes, some of which involve major infrastructure projects.

Icaza is able to provide a full scope of legal services at competitive rates promptly and effectively through the use of technology and the support of highly skilled and experienced professionals. Our tailor-made approach to each case ensures we can adapt to your ever-changing needs. And our work speaks for itself. The firm has registered over 35,000 trademarks, opened over 200 companies with licences in special economic zones, provided legal advice in transactions worth over US$3 billion per year, and through ITC, effectively structured and administered more than 200 trusts, while the current value of trust assets under its administration exceeds US$7 billion.

With over 100 years in the legal industry, Icaza, González-Ruiz & Alemán celebrates its tradition while adapting to today’s evolving landscape, remaining committed to powering your projects, protecting your interests and resolving your legal matters.

Igra Building,
No 8 Aquilino De La Guardia Street
Panama City, Panama
Tel: +507 205 6000

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