GALA’s attorneys are able to devise corporate tax planning strategies and structures, as well as offer sound legal representation in any proceedings initiated by tax authorities. Whether our clients needs are local or international, the firm offers the best possible legal solutions based on an ethical and sustainable approach.

  • Panama: International tax transparency

    June 28, 2017

    The Republic of Panama has signed over 10 tax information exchange agreements (TIEA) with countries such as Canada, Finland, Denmark, the US, and Japan, eight of which are in force….

  • Panama: Tax treaties

    August 22, 2016

    In 2009, after a series of economic developments that focused mainly on the drive to increase international tax cooperation and transparency, Panama enacted a series of treaties destined to avoid…

  • Transfer pricing tweaks

    February 10, 2015

    In 2010, the Republic of Panama added to its Tax Code a new chapter regarding the adequacy of double tax conventions for the avoidance of double Taxation. The arm’s length…

  • Why residency matters

    December 15, 2013

    The concept of residency is defined by Panamanian Law in Law 33 of June 30th, 2010, as amended by Law 52 of August 28th, 2012. The necessity for such a…

  • The advantage of establishing Regional Headquarters in Panama

    March 18, 2013

    In this era of increased globalization, the need for strategically located regional headquarters is paramount. Multinational companies are dividing their operations in homogeneous markets so as to allow them to more effectively…

  • Panama, an Ideal Location for Foreign Investment.

    November 30, 2012

    In recent years, Panama has become the most popular and most desirable destination for FDI in the Central American region.  Much of the attraction stems from the continued local development…