Tomás Herrera Díaz

Tomás Herrera stands out, among other achievements, for having occupied the positions of both Director and General Secretary in the Panamanian Banking Industry. He served as Director of the Toronto Dominion Bank de Panamá, S.A., as Director/Secretary of Bacardi Centroamérica, S.A., Director/Secretary for Compañía Panameña de Licores, S.A., as Deputy Director of Coporación Incern, S.A., and of Cemento Panamá, S.A.

He is currently Director of Compañía de Finanzas, S.A., Inmobiliaria Incern, S.A, and Compañia Minera Raura, S.A.

Mr. Herrera is a member of the Panamanian Bar Association, a Founding Member of the Panama Chapter of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), a member of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, ICC Latin American Arbitration Group, the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), and the International Bar Association (IBA).

He is a an expert on Banking Law, Corporate Law, and Alternative Dispute Resolution. Mr. Herrera is widely published, with numerous articles covering each of these areas.

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Languages

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Italian
  • Education

    • Department of Economics and Business, with a specialization in the field of Banking, University of Rome, (1966)
    • Licenciado en Derecho y Ciencias Políticas, Universidad de Panamá, (1965)

    Contact information

    Tel: +507 303-0303
    Fax: +507 303-0434
    therrera@gala.com.pa

  • Advises Edemet S.A., and Edechi S.A. in disputes resolution

    May 11, 2013

    Samba Bonita Power & Metals, S.A. an electricity generating business that won a tender for the buying and selling of long-term energy to Edemet Edechi, placed a legal demand against…

  • Advises Edemet, S.A. in lawsuit against Aseguradora Ancón

    April 18, 2013

    Edemet S. A., subsidiary of the gas and energy multinational Gas Natural Fenosa, filed a lawsuit against Aseguradora Ancón claiming the payment of the Bid Bond placed by Samba Bonita…

  • Advises Corporación La Prensa, S.A. in a civil lawsuit

    March 6, 2013

    The brothers David and Daniel Ochy and Panaplátanos, a company engaged in the production and export of plantains, filed a civil lawsuit against the news company Corporación La  Prensa claiming…

  • Banco General vs Bancafé

    January 16, 2013

    Galindo, Arias & López  advised BANCO CONTINENTAL DE PANAMÁ, S. A. (succeeded by BANCO GENERAL, S. A., the largest panamanian bank), in the civil lawsuit for fraud filed against BANCO…

  • GALA advises the Panama Canal Expansion Program

    January 10, 2013

    GALA advises Mayer Brown and the Panama Canal Authority, on the Panamanian legal issues which arise from the construction contract concerning the third set of locks of the Panama Canal…