AFRA´s attorneys advise numerous domestic and international clients such as public and private companies, intermediaries, and individuals on all matters relating to financing, securities offerings, brokerage, licensing and regulatory compliance.
Our experienced team advises clients on public and private offerings, including transactions with cross border components, representing issuers as well as underwriters. Our services include structuring and registration of equity and debt securities, investment funds, and secured and unsecured financing, amongst others. AFRA also has recognized experience in handling of administrative processes before the Superintendence of the Securities Market, where it has successfully represented clients. . AFRA´s clients know they can rely on our technical knowledge and industry experience to help them remain fully complaint with all relevant corporate and commercial responsibilities as a publicly traded or regulated company.
AFRA is a pioneer in Panama´s securities market, having represented the first Central American public securities offering issuer. One of its former partners served as Commissioner of the National Securities Commission, precursor entity to today´s Superintendence of Securities Market. The prestigious Legal 500 recognises us as a leading Panama law firm with exceptional full-service capabilities. The Legal 500 notes our capital markets team “serves as legal advisor for the most prominent players in the capital market industry”. Additionally, the firm is ranked as band 3 by Chambers and Partners in this field, who recognise us as having “additional strength in the areas of securities legislation and compliance”.
Contact partners Luis R. Lopez Alfaro for an initial consultation.