Michelle O. de de la Guardia

Michelle O. de de la Guardia is our exclusively recommended Administrative Law expert in Panama on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Michelle directly using the contact details listed above.

Memberships: Panama Bar Association; Trustee of a Foundation for the promotion of Women. Women Corporate Directors, founding member of the Panamanian Chapter.

Firm Overview:

ICAZA, GONZALEZ-RUIZ & ALEMAN was founded in 1920. Among the founders and partners of the firm can be encountered some of the pioneers who contributed to the creation of the legal structure of the country. Our firm has since been evolving and expanding alongside the international services centre of Panama, delivering services of the highest calibre to both international and domestic clients and enjoying an unrivalled reputation.

Lourdes Pitti Sagrera

Lourdes Pitti Sagrera is our exclusively recommended Shipping & Maritime Law expert in Panama on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Lourdes directly using the contact details listed above.

Practicing law since 1979, Lourdes has built up extensive experience with maritime law trials and negotiations also with migration law assisting international clients with the many programs Panama offer to obtain Panama residency. As a founder of M&P she is also an expert with our core area of practice which is focused in the panama offshore services such as incorporation and management of Panama offshore companies, offshore bank account referrals and procedures with private interest foundations.

Firm Overview:

Founded in 1984, Mata & Pitti is a Panama law firm offering more than 30 years of experience to an international clientele interested in the offshore legal opportunities that Panama provides to the world.

Our areas of expertise are mainly associated with incorporations of Panama offshore companies and private interest foundations. However, our legal firm also specialises in vessel and yacht registrations as well as Panama trademark registrations and migration law.

Located in the prestigious banking district of Panama City, our law firm is placed in one of the highest rated financial centres in Latin America. Each attorney that makes up our global-oriented law firm is highly qualified and knowledgeable in all of our practice areas to ensure our clients are fully satisfied and receive the best legal advice and services in Panama.

Whether you are interested in starting a Panama offshore company or want to learn more about trademark registrations, maritime law or retiring in Panama, our lawyers are waiting to assist you with efficiency, quality and integrity.

Raúl A. Bermúdez

Raúl Bermúdez has a Master’s Degree in Accounting conferred by the Higher Institute of Business Administration (ISAE University), is a graduate in Business Administration and Management (MBA) from the American Management & Business Administration Institute University, and a graduate from the University of Panama with the title of Bachelor of Accounting. He holds a Licensed Public Accountant (CPA.) License and a Bilingual Accounting Specialisation.

Mr. Bermudez has more than 20 years of experience in accounting and consulting, has held administrative positions and as financial director in several companies in the area.

Firm Overview:

Bermudez & Asociados is an authorised Public Accountants firm established in the year of 2006, as a local accounting firm with international standards, we offer our clients a personalised and high quality professional service. Regardless of the size of each client is given the same attention and a dedicated service.

We have highly qualified professionals with recognised experience in the field of accounting, auditing and professional consulting, for which our Firm maintains a continuous training of its staff, with the aim of keeping them updated in the various areas that make up the profession.

Our firm has two main partners, the Mgter. Raúl Bermúdez and the Lcdo. José Olmedo Reyes, both Certified Public Accountants, duly accredited before the Technical Accounting Board of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Panama.

The main Partner the Mgter. Raúl Bermúdez, has a Master’s Degree in Accounting conferred by the Higher Institute of Business Administration (ISAE University), is a graduate in Business Administration and Management (MBA) from the American Management & Business Administration Institute University, and a graduate from the University of Panama with the title of Bachelor of Accounting. He holds a Licensed Public Accountant (CPA.) License and a Bilingual Accounting Specialisation.

Mr. Bermudez has more than 20 years of experience in accounting and consulting, has held administrative positions and as financial director in several companies in the area.

Mr. José Olmedo Reyes graduated from the National University of Panama; graduated in the branch of Commercial Sciences with specialisation in Accounting, holder of the Licensed Public Accountant License (CPA.), granted by the Ministry of Commerce and Industries, has attended numerous local seminars on the subject and tax update, more of fifteen 15 years of experience in accounting.

He has worked as an accountant for the private company and internal auditor and as fiscal auditor and auditor in the National Authority of Public Revenues.