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CARLOS MOLINO DIEZ

Carlos Molino is a partner in FABREGA MOLINO and head of the Immigration Department of the firm.  He also focuses on the Corporate Department, specializing in business and corporate law, estate planning, and private interest foundation.

Carlos focuses on advising companies on matters related to Immigration, Labor & Employment Law, including work and residence permits, visas, and citizenship applications, and advising multinational corporations with such processes when establishing in Panama by Special Tax Regimes. He frequently advises local and international corporations in complex matters such as group restructurings, asset protection, management, and private equity. Mr. Molino has participated as a speaker in several local and international workshops, such as AIJA half-Year Conference in Miami, the Annual Congress of AIJA 2013 in Buenos Aires; the AIJA 2014 in Toronto, Canada at the panel of Miscellaneous Short Term Immigration Categories of the Business travel and short-term mobility; the IBA Tax conference 2017 in Buenos Aires and has lectured multiple conferences for Colombian students about the Immigration and Corporate Law in Panama organized by the “Camara de Comercio e Industrias Colombo Panameña”.

Education

  • University of Bradford, England (LL.M. in International Business Law, 2013).
  • University: Santa Maria la Antigua University, Panama, Republic of Panama (LL.B., 2010). As degree elective, attended a seminar on Contractual and non-contractual Civil Liability on Air Law and a Seminar on Information Technology: “Evidentiary Law and crimes”.
  • Legal English Course: September 2012 – B2 Higher Level – London School of Business & Finance (LSBF) School of English.

Languages

  • Spanish (Authorized Public Translator).
  • English (Authorized Public Translator).

Memberships & Associations

  • International Association of Young Lawyers  (AIJA), Panama National Representative.
  • International Bar Association (IBA), Panama National Reporter for the Tax Committee.
  • Cámara Americana de Comercio e Industrias de Panamá (AmCham).     
  • British Chamber of Commerce, Panama Chapter.

Relevant Transactions

  • Legal advisers for multinational companies, for obtaining its incorporation, registrations, and operational formalities.
  • Legal adviser for the corporative transaction (merger and posterior cleavage) of Panama’s top flour company.
  • Legal advisers for families in estate planning offering the structuration solution through Panamanian private interest foundation.
  • We represent several multinational companies, including a company in the industrial and pharmaceutical sector and one of the biggest Consumer Packaged Goods Company to obtain a permanent or temporal visa to the Multinational Corporation staff.
  • We advise international consortium to obtain a temporary residence permit as expatriates employed by companies under contract with the government.
  • We represent Asian companies related to the logistics and transport sector to obtain residence permits as an executive of international companies whose functions have effects abroad (formerly known as the special temporary visitor).