in Panama, Republic of Panama on March 13, 1928.
Admitted to the Republic Panama Bar in 1955.
Education: La Salle College, (Bachelor in Sciences and Letter);
University of Panama (Degree in Law and Political Science).
Author: "La Junta Directiva en la Sociedad Anónima", Anuario
de Derecho, University of Panama, 1957; "La Intervención de los
Estados Unidos en los Asuntos Internos de Panamá", Anuario de
Derecho, University of Panama, 1958; "Comentarios al artículo 1526
del Código de Comercio"; "Anuario de Derecho", 1959-1960;
"The Commercial Laws of Panama", Oceana Publications, Inc.,
"Notes on International Maritime Law as Applied in the Law of the
Republic of Panama", Oceana Publications, Inc., 1966; "La
Sociedad Anonima en Panamá", 1986.
Delegate of the Republic of Panama to the fourth International Congress
of Social Defense in Milano, Italy; 1956. Alternate Member: Foreign
Relations Council of the Panama Foreign Office, 1957-1964; Board of
Directors, Instituto de Fomento de Hipotecas Aseguradas (IFHA); 1964-1965.
Member, National Elections Board , 1968.
Administrative positions: Foreign Relations Council of the Panama
Foreign Office 1957-1964, 1990-1994; Privatization Commission, 1990;
Member of the commission appointed by the Republic of Panama to negotiate
the Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty (MLAT) signed with the United States of
America in April 11, 1991; Legal commission appointed by the Government of
Panama to draft new Title to be added to the Constitution concerning the
Panama Canal including the law regulation the Panama Canal Authority.
Memberships: American Chamber of Commerce; Panama Bar Association;
International Lawyers Association; World Jurist Association; The American
Society of International Law; International Trademark Association (INTA);
Panama Maritime Law Association.
Languages: Spanish, English and French.
Practice Areas: Corporation Law; Taxation Law; Contracts Law;
International Business Law; Merger and Acquisitions; Maritime Law; Private