Ricardo joined the firm in 1987 and became a partner in 1995. He is co-managing partner and member of the firm’s executive committee. He heads its M&A and Taxation Practice Groups.
Widely recognised as one of Panama’s pre-eminent capital markets experts, Ricardo has also been commended for his leading role in many of the largest and most complex financial and M&A deals in Panama and the Central America region.
Ricardo has been instrumental in creating many of the financial structures that are now common in Panama. He spearheaded the 1999 Presidential Commissions that drafted Panama’s current securities act and later drafted the rules of operation of LatinClear, Panama’s clearing and settlement agency.
Prior to joining the firm, Ricardo worked in White and Case, NY.
Ricardo has an LLB from Panama University, an LLM from Harvard Law School and an LLM from Yale Law School. Admitted to practise in Panama and New York.
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