Galindo, Arias & López in The Legal 500 Latin America 2023

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GALA is delighted to announce another successful year in the Legal 500 Latin America rankings, receiving high rankings in seven practice areas, and distinguished 14 of our professionals in the 2023 edition. This outstanding result reflects our increasing strength in depth and specialist expertise that we offer to clients across a range of disciplines. The […]

Short-Stay Visa as remote worker

Executive Decree No. 198 of May 7, 2021, created the Short Stay Visa as Remote Worker, within the migratory category of non-resident, which will be valid for nine (9) months and may be extended only once for the same period. This visa applies to foreigners who comply with the following conditions: i) have a contract […]

GALA received recognition from The American Bar Association

GALINDO, ARIAS & LÓPEZ has recently received recognition from “The American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative (ABA ROLI)” for participating in its Internship Program for the winners of the First Intercollegiate Oral Litigation Competition. At GALA, we are committed to excellence. We are proud to participate in programs such as this, which exalt the vocation […]

Permit for the care of chronically ill children

Law No. 147 of April 15, 2020,  which grants an exclusive license for the care of children or adolescents with leukemia, cancer, or degenerative disease in a severe or terminal state, was published on April 15, 2020, in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Panama. This Law No. 147 states that any parent working […]

New Immigration Reforms

Executive Decree No. 249 of June 10, 2019 establishes the procedure and requirements for opting for Permanent Residency, applicable to foreigners who have obtained the renewal of their Provisional Permits of Extraordinary Migratory Regularization for 10 years (Melting Pot) or their Provisional Residence Permits for 6 years (Humanitarian Reasons). For this purpose, once the terms […]

Update on the Government Procurement Act

Recently, GALA provided the last training for the 2018 Professional Development cycle, organized by Mr. Selva del C. Quintero M. of the Litigation and Arbitration practice group. In this training, we were honored to have Dr. Kathia Lee Duque to speak on the topic of “Update on the Government Procurement Act – Law 61 of […]

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